Spend the first part of your summer in New Orleans studying and experiencing first hand how the film industry works.
- Learn what film historians and industry leaders have to say about contemporary film production, distribution, exhibition, and reception.
- Learn to make connections between a critical approach to analyzing the film industry and the practicalities associated with filmmaking.
- Analyze films that represent the Hollywood industry in order to understand how images of Hollywood circulate more broadly in the culture
- Spend 7 days in Hollywood meeting with studio heads, writers, producers, actors, agents and touring film studios and production facilities
- Compare Hollywood filmmaking to runaway productions in New Orleans
- Make connections with faculty and industry mentors who can help you launch your career.
: May 29-June 30, 2017 including June 17-June 24 Hollywood trip.
: 6 hours, Students must register for all 6 hours.
DMPR 4070: Contemporary Film as Art and Industry, Dr. Blue
DMPR 3920: Hollywood/New Orleans: A Comparison, Dr. Blue
Includes a great academic experience, airfare (New Orleans – LA – New Orleans), housing, breakfasts at USC, and transportation to studios and production facilities. (Tulane on-campus housing is available but will be billed separately)
Who Might Apply
: Students interested in film production, film history, and/or film analysis; students interested in a career in the industry or graduate school in film studies, communication, creative writing/English or related fields, students who plan to go on to professional schools such as law or business specializing in the area of entertainment.
: Please download and complete this application.
: Kendre Paige