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. 

"I gained the academic experience of a lifetime and invaluable exposure to the world of entertainment. I learned so much listening to the different speakers, who are esteemed professionals in the world of film, music, and television."  

— Lorraine Cambria, Tisch Goes Hollywood 2019

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 Minor in Producing and the Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology minor.

At this time, for J-Term Los Angeles, we are unable to host any international students who require an F1 or J1 visa to study in the United States and will not be accepting applications from international students for this program.

Program Dates

January 2020

  • Check-In/Program Start: Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Program End/Check-Out: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Arrival and departure dates are subject to change.

Admissions

The January 2020 application is closed.

Eligibility: Open to full-time undergraduate NYU students.

NYU international students: Contact the Office of Global Services to find out if you are eligible for this program based on your present visa status. If OGS confirms you are eligible, please request an email confirmation from them and upload it into your program application.

Non-NYU students are ineligible for this program.

Please read the following admissions information before starting your application. 

Expenses

  • Undergraduate Tuition and Registration and Services Fee: $3,554

Additional Fees Include:

  • Program Fee: $337

Students will be responsible for booking their own flights to and from Los Angeles.

Please review the Tisch Special Programs cancellation policy.

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

Housing

Park La Brea

Single: $455
Double: $357

Students are responsible for their own meals.