Building Your Career in Traditional, New, and Future/Emerging Media
Explore emerging trends and business practices in the new media landscape and learn to evaluate the strategies needed to create successful user-based content in this surging market.
What you can learn.
- Understand the different models of thriving digital-based companies
- Discover the latest trends in digital content
- Develop a strategy to curate a meaningful career path in this new sphere
- Employ this accumulated knowledge to create successful, popular user content
About this course:The mediums, platforms, and formats of artistic expression are constantly evolving. Learn about the latest trends in traditional (film and television), new media(digital), and emerging media (virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms etc.); and how to create a meaningful career path in the current industry landscape. Each week, a prominent industry guest shares their unique career story and answer questions in an intimate and supportive environment. Past guests for this course have included major executives, talent agents, and A-list digital talent. Instruction also includes lectures, practical exercises, discussion, and group content development/creation. Topics cover creating content for new technology platforms, identifying trends and assessing potential opportunities in film, television, social/digital media, and how to monetize your content. You end the course with a thorough understanding of the current and emerging media space, a career plan, or a blueprint for a creative venture that fits your aspirations.
Winter 2020 Schedule
Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.
This course includes both online sessions and classroom meetings. Refer to course syllabus for online session details. Internet access required.