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.

Subject Areas

  • Business
  • Film and Television
  • Media, Culture, and Communication
  • Music Business
  • Recorded Music

Our Classes Currently in Rotation Include:

STERN: Movie Marketing; Entertainment and Media Industries; Digital Business Strategy, Entertainment Law

STEINHARDT: Television History and Form; Business Structure of the Music Industry; Media Audiences; Copyright, Culture, and Commerce; Fame; Music Publishing

TISCH: Script Analysis; Music Licensing Lab - Music Supervision for Motion Pictures; Producing for Film and Television, History of Animation

CAS: Experiential Learning Seminar, English Topics: Radical Figures from Antigone to BLM

GALLATIN: Film, Race, and Representation; LA Music - From Central Avenue to the Hollywood Bowl

TANDON: Interactive Narrative