Tisch Goes Hollywood

Spend a week on the West Coast and gain insight into the entertainment industry from Hollywood professionals. 

Program Overview

How does an aspiring artist navigate the Hollywood entertainment industry? Through meetings with industry professionals in Film, Television, Music, Theatre, Dramatic Writing, Games and Interactive Media and Casting and visits to various locations, you will learn expectations, industry standards, and professional practices to apply when transitioning from student to a creative professional. 

"If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture."

- Barbara Kruger

Curriculum

Tisch Goes Hollywood

IFMTV-UT 81 | 2 units | Instructor: Patti Pearson

This course provides an introductory framework for understanding the dynamics of entering the entertainment and media industry in Hollywood. Through meetings with industry professionals in Film, Television, Music, Theatre, Dramatic Writing, Games and Interactive Media and Casting and visits to various locations, you will learn expectations, industry standards, and professional practices to apply when transitioning from student to a creative professional. You will also understand the specific job functions that are required to effectively and efficiently complete productions. The course aims to build a body of knowledge and information through understanding the various roles and professions that cut across all the competencies required for the industry professional to effectively function as a key member and in most cases, the leader of the creative and business team, assembled to complete a project. 

 

Tisch Goes Hollywood counts towards the Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology minor.

Program Dates

January 2019* 

  • Check-In/Program Start: Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Program End/Check-Out: Saturday, January 12, 2019

*Dates are subject to change

Admissions

Application: The 2019 application will open on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Please read the following admissions information before starting your application.  

Expenses

  • Undergraduate Tuition and Registration and Services Fee: $3,460

Additional Fees Include:

  • Program Fee (includes housing): $1,122*
  • Airfare: Students will be responsible for booking their own flights to and from Los Angeles.

*Estimate from January Term 2018. 

Please review the Tisch Special Programs cancellation policy.

Visit the NYU Office of the Bursar for additional information on tuition and fees.

Housing and Lunches

Housing will be provided.

Lunch will be provided during the program.