The Center for Communication hosts regular seminars and includes a host of “inside the industry” info to assist in your professional development.
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To learn more, visit Center for Communication. Check the site often for a wide range of symposiums, including behind the scenes tours and sit downs with favorite TV anchors, producers, filmmakers and communications leaders. Panelists offer candid, real-world advice; advance registration is required for ALL EVENTS. The behind the scenes tours are for small groups and fill up fast, since they’re open to students from universities throughout the tri-state area.
Fall 2008 Schedule
Below is a sneak peek of what the Center for Communication has in the works. The complete schedule will be posted online (www.cencom.org) in the coming weeks. Registration is required for all events. As of now, here a few of the featured media luminaries:
Join us for an evening with multi-talented actor / writer / director / producer Michael Imperioli. Perhaps best-known as Christopher on The Sopranos, Imperioli runs Theatre Dante in
NEW SPEAKERS!! If you have always wanted to work at a magazine, be sure to join us for Magazines: Survival of the Fittest. We will take a look at one of the most successful genres out there -- health and fitness. Learn how they continue to thrive despite the advertising drain caused by the Internet. You will hear from Shape editor-in-chief, Valerie Latona; Rodale VP and brand editor for Men's Health, Bill Stump; publisher of Runner's World and Running Times, Chris Lambiase; executive editor at Self,
Meet novelist and screenwriter Richard Price who recently published the highly-acclaimed Lush Life, garnering the most glowing reviews for a novel in years in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, and Washington Post, to name but a few. Price joins us at NYU to explore the process of turning a novel into a screenplay. Several of his books have become successful movies over the past 21 years, including: Samaritan, The Wanderers, Freedomland, and Clockers. His screenplays credits include: Ransom, Clockers, Night and the City, Shaft,
Students only! Sign up for our on-location trip to Barneys to meet with Simon Doonan, creative director for Barneys New York and bestselling author of Wacky Chicks; Confessions of a Window Dresser and the recently-published Eccentric Glamour: Creating an Insanely More Fabulous You. Doonan also pens the "Simon Says" column for The New York Observer and is a regular contributor of observations and opinions to myriad other publications and cable TV, such as VH1, Bravo and Full Frontal Fashion. Undergraduate students are invited to join at Barneys where we will meet with Mr. Doonan to hear frank and realistic advice on breaking into the fashion world. Space is limited, sign up now. Wednesday, October 15, at 4:00 p.m. Students -- Register by September 30th for the chance to win a signed copy of Eccentric Glamour!
NEW EVENT!! With box office hits like Ratatouille, Happy Feet and Wall-E animation is more popular that ever. To find out more about this ever-expanding genre that continues to create some of the most talked about box office hits, join our panel of animation pros, including Hornet Inc.'s Michael Feder, Blue Sky Studio's Michael Travers, and Curious Pictures' Dominie Mahl for a conversation on The Art and Science of Animation, moderated by New York Institute of Technology's Peter Voci. Thursday, October 16, at 6:30 p.m., New York Institute of Technology.
Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision3 Corp. talks about a growing phenomenon: Video on the Web. Revision3 is a San Francisco-based Internet television network that creates, produces and distributes video shows on a wide range of niche topics. The shows are distributed directly through www.revision3.com and a wide range of platforms. With more than 20 years experience in consulting, technology, computers and media, Louderback has pioneered many significant new innovations. Join us to learn everything you always wanted to know about Web TV. Wednesday, November 5, at 6:30 p.m., New York Institute of Technology, 16 West 61st Street, 11th Floor.
NEW EVENT!! Children's Media:
Video Games. With over 30 gaming companies now located in
Another topic we will be covering this fall is: The End of Advertising (As We Know It). In December, the Center will also be presenting Composing for Film and Mastering Special FX in the Digital Age in