Entertainment and Media

Moguls in the Making

Entertainment and Media

From movies to music, from sports to publishing NYU Stern prepares students to work in a variety of functions from right here in New York City, to Los Angeles, and beyond.

MBA alumni Eli Daquioag

Student Voices

Eli Daquioag, MBA 2016

"My favorite class at Stern was Movie Marketing and Distribution with Professor Gary Faber. I liked it so much that I signed up to be Professor Faber's teaching assistant for the class the year after I took it!"

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Experiential Learning

Developing Solutions, Driving Impact

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Stern Signature Projects (SSP)

Through the Production Lab Stern Signature Project, Stern students have the opportunity to support the next generation of film makers through projects related to innovative marketing and distribution strategies.

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Entertainment & Media Immersion (EMI)

This EMI program runs over 5 weeks with dedicated alumni from Warner Media. The program structure includes a mixture of industry workshops, alumni mentorship sessions as well as a key challenge question.

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The Craft and Commerce of Cinema: Cannes Film Festival

MBA students travel to Cannes, France for the world-famous annual film festival. Attendees study all aspects of the movie business and participate in lectures and discussions with directors, producers, studio executives and financiers.

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Curriculum

A Curriculum Customized to Your Goals

You need a curriculum that is relevant to your career goals. We provide the options to get you there. Choose up to three areas of focus from more than 20. From there, you can dial in your experience by selecting from a pool of over 200 electives.

Our Entertainment and Media curriculum pulls back the curtain, giving you an insider's view of the strategy and operating principles that drive the industry. You'll also explore cutting-edge innovations and analyze major players like Time Warner, Disney, Sony, Viacom, and NBCUniversal. 

You'll also have access to a number of electives from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. 
 

Related Specializations

 

 Business Analytics       Digital Marketing 
      
 Entertainment, Media & Technology      Entrepreneurship & Innovation       

 FinTech      Management of Technology & Operations 

 Marketing        Product Management 

 

Related Coursework:

  • Data Visualization
  • Brand Strategy
  • Business of Music and Film
  • Strategy and Finance in EMT Companies
  • Managing Growing Companies
  • Operational Risk
  • Consumer Behavior
  • New Product Development

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Faculty Spotlight

Alvin Lieberman

Alvin Lieberman

Al Lieberman is the Clinical Professor of Marketing Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a Professor of Management Practice and the Executive Director of the Entertainment, Media and Technology Program. His primary research areas of interest include film festivals and entertainment globalization. Professor Lieberman's first book, The Entertainment Marketing Revolution, was translated into several languages and voted the best business book by Fortune Magazine in Argentina.

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Alumni Profile

Rebecca Messner

Rebecca Messner, MBA '18

"I focused my time at Stern on understanding the valuation of creative assets and finance in the context of the entertainment industry ... which ultimately led me to the Content Strategy & Analysis team at Netflix."

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Career

Company site visits include some of the top media companies and television and movie studios in New York City and Los Angeles. These include internship opportunities in a variety of functional areas within companies like NBC Universal, ESPN, HBO, Showtime and Spotify. Experiential learning that brings classroom theory to life. Our extensive career resources give you the support, direction, network and hands-on experience to pursue their dream roles in the fields of Entertainment and Media.

Select Employers of NYU Stern MBAs in Entertainment and Media:

  • A&E Networks
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HBO
  • Hulu
  • Major League Baseball
  • Microsoft
  • NBCUniversal
  • Paypal
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • Spotify
  • Time Inc.
  • Uber
  • Univision Communications
  • Viacom
  • The Walt Disney Company

Community and Clubs

Connection Begins Here

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Entertainment, Media and Sports Association (EMSA)

EMSA exists to equip NYU Stern MBA students and alumni with the knowledge, skills, and connections they need to enjoy fulfilling careers in the entertainment, media, and sports industries.

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NYU Production Lab

The NYU Production Lab strives to support the next generation launch thriving careers in creative industries.

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