NYU Los Angeles offers a tailored set of courses that provide a range of views into the entertainment and media industries in such areas as production, regulation, business, and criticism. The courses have been selected to be appropriate and useful for a wide range of students planning careers in these industries, whether as an artist, a producer, an analyst, or any number of other possibilities.

The NYU Los Angeles faculty is comprised of local professionals who bring decades of experience from the entertainment and media industries into the classroom. Their roles include executives, producers, writers, and lawyers. Small class sizes allow students to receive individualized attention and provide an ideal setting for fostering collaboration. Students will also benefit from listening to guest speakers who are at the forefront of their fields.

Our Classes Currently in Rotation Include:

CAS: Experiential Learning Seminar (required along with internship)

GALLATIN: Film, Race, and Representation; Today Was a Good Day: LA Music From Central Avenue to the Hollywood Bowl; The Future of Interconnected Entertainment

SHANGHAI IMA: Going Live: Real-Time Streaming and Interactive Media

STEINHARDT MCC: Television: History and Form; Media Audiences; Copyright, Culture, and Commerce; Fame


STERN: Movie Marketing; Digital Business Strategy; Entertainment Law

TANDON IDM: Interactive Narrative; Intro to Game Design

TISCH CINEMA STUDIES: Smartphone Cinema: Capturing Your LA Story

TISCH DDW: Writing the Comedy Pilot in Los Angeles

TISCH DRAMA: Latinx Theater and Performance

TISCH FILM AND TV: Script Analysis; Producing for Film and Television; History of Animation: The Hollywood Cartoon

TISCH RECORDED MUSIC: Music Supervision for Filmmakers and Creative Entrepreneurs