Tag Archives: Film/Radio/Television

Learn more about careers in Media & Entertainment this summer in NYC! SIGN UP now!

Spending anytime in New York City this summer? If you are interested in….

  • Learning about possible career paths in media and entertainment
  • Understanding the skills necessary to succeed in these career fields
  • Meeting Midd alumni currently working in NYC

then sign up HERE!

The Center for Careers and Internships is currently planning site visits to film, news, music, television, and theater companies in New York City. Date to be determined.

We will organize the visits, all you need to do is sign up! If you’d like to participate, sign up here by Friday, May 11th.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in ALL MAJORS are eligible!

There is no fee to attend this program. Accommodations and transportation to and within NYC are the responsibility of each student.

Questions? Contact Alicia Gomez at agomez@middlebury.edu.

Are you interested to learn about the Music Industry?

There are several Midd alums currently working in the music industry. I encourage you to contact them to learn about the various roles and skills that you should develop to succeed in this industry.

Search for them via Middnet and/or LinkedIn. Below you will find a short list where alumni have worked or interned in the past.

Greater Los Angeles area: Universal Music, Hijinks LA, Squeak E. Clean Productions, Woofer Music & Sound, KIDinaKORNER, Elementary – CBS, Awesomeness TV – DreamWorks SKG, The Otheroom (Echo Park), Ken Rich Sound Services, Euphonic Sound Lab, LLC, Michael Dobbins Music, Inc., Elizabeth Stack with Elizabeth Music

Greater New York City area: Third Culture Group, BreakThru Radio, Universal Music, TuneCore, Wind-up Records, XL Recordings/Terrible Records, Hyperballad Music, Red Bull Music Academy, New York Philharmonic, Pulse Music, 95.5 WPLJ, ATO Records, Warner Music, Sony Music, The Artists Organization, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, True Panther Sounds, Beggars Group & Matador Records, The Wild Honey Pie, PureMix Studios, The Orchard, Viacom, Supro, Pigtronix,

As a student, you could continue to develop your experience and skills on campus. For example, you could work for WRMC- FM Middlebury College radio station, get involved with MCAB Concerts Committee, or work for the Gamut Room.

If you would like to discuss your interest in the music industry, please schedule an appointment with me in handshake!

Musical Podcasts Provide A Link To Broadway’s Past And Future

The next big musical that everyone talks about might never be seen. With more and more commuters sporting headphones, two upbeat entrepreneurs decided to produce a full musical in the form of a podcast. The three-act show received rave reviews, and one critic wrote that it “sets a standard for the future of musical theater.” However, the idea to distribute musicals through audio is actually from Broadway’s past. Click here to continue to read the article.

Fuse Media Courts Millennials And Advertisers, Using Music As A Gateway

Fuse Media, a fast-growing entertainment brand for multicultural youth, announced seven new and 10 returning series for 2018-19 touching hip-hop, magic, fashion and business. It’s got a dozen shows in development across linear and digital platforms aligned with top musical artists, festivals and documentary filmmakers. Click here to continue reading the article.

Agency and Opportunity in the Golden Age of American Television: A Public Conversation with Piper Perabo and Stephen Kay

Please join us for a public conversation with actor/producer Piper Perabo (Coyote Ugly, Notorious, Covert Affairs, Cheaper by the Dozen), and writer/director Stephen Kay (Friday Night Lights, Taken, Get Carter, Sons of Anarchy) as we discuss the opportunities and challenges of navigating careers in the golden age of American television.

Moderated by Alex Draper, Chair, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, and Jason Mittell, Chair, Dept. of Film and Media Culture.

WHEN   Saturday, April 14, 2018, 4:30 – 6:30pm
WHERE   Axinn Center 232

 

Academy Nicholl Fellowships

Each year, the Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition awards up to five fellowships to amateur screenwriters. To enter, submit a feature length screenplay and entry fee via the online application when the competition is open for submissions. Fellowship winners are invited to participate in awards week ceremonies and seminars and expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year.

Full-time students at an accredited college/university are eligible for a discount on their entry fee in 2018. Indicate your status in the demographic section of your online application. The discount will be offered in the payment section.

There are three deadlines for 2018: early is March 7 ($45 entry fee), regular is April 10 ($60 entry fee), and late is May 1 ($85 entry fee).

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply.

Do you want to learn about Advertising and Marketing? Check out these short videos!

Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF) created a series of short video clips from a diverse group of industry pros talking about the industry and answering all sorts of questions students have, but don’t have anyone to ask. Click here to view them.