The Entertainment & Media Minor is designed for students interested in receiving an education in the major areas of these industries from record labels, book and magazine publishing, television networks, independent films, cable companies and internet media conglomerates.
Why minor in Entertainment & Media Management?
A minor or concentration in this area is intended to provide students with practical and professional training while taking advantage of being in New York City, one of the world’s top cities for the business of entertainment. The Entertainment & Media Minor is a “real world” education combined with the advantages of industry experienced instructors and networking internship opportunities. "
Where do Entertainment & Media Management Professionals work?
The Entertainment and Media industries and the business associated with multiple platforms offer job opportunities that include:
- Creative Directors – Can be found in any business that designs fashion or consumer products like advertising agencies, film, theatre and television production companies, and publishing. The Creative Director steers the company product designs and keeps their eyes on the market place, search and develop trends and oversees the creation/development of product lines and marketing campaigns.
- Grants Manager – Many arts and entertainment organizations are funded by grants. Grant Managers meet all obligations from managing the project to complying with any regulations and reporting. Grant Managers need project management, purchasing, and accounting skills along with knowledge about the portion of the arts and entertainment industry in which they are employed in.
- Talent Agents – Represents actors, producers, authors, musicians, models or broadcasters. Talent Agents recruit and find job placement for individuals interested in the entertainment industry. Talent Agents often spend time attending concerts, fashion shows or plays in search of entertainers who possess potential and an ability to bring income for the agent.
- Media Manager – Can work on a wide range of problems relating to managing media-related issues. Media Managers typically work in media firms (newspapers, TV channels, radio stations, news agencies) but can also be employed by divisions of large companies working with media organizations.
- Cinematographer – Is in charge of shooting scenes from the script of a film or television production. Like the Production Designer, the Cinematographer composes the shots to reflect the Director’s vision. Though they are often behind the lens, they plan and coordinate the actual filming in coordination with the Director.
For additional information you may access the following websites: www.cencom.org; www.bizbash.com; www.iwantmedia.com; www.variety.com
What are the course requirements for a minor in Entertainment & Media Management?