Early etymologies of the word “industry” are rooted in skill, craft, and labor, but to think of media industries today is to consider elaborate institutional configurations that span the globe. The reach and effects of media industries are deeply entangled in our daily lives, from the words and images we consume, to the ways we see them, to the channels by which we interact with contemporary media. The Carsey-Wolf Center’s research in media industries approaches industry with initiatives that focus on craftspeople and media making, the routes through which modern media reach their audiences, the ways these audiences consume content, and the concentrations of power and corporate configurations that own and oversee media exchanges.




Past Initiatives:

Media Industries Project

Connected Viewing Initiative

Creative Labor Initiative

Precarious Creativity

Voices of Labor

The GALA Committee



Past Events:

Actors for Autism: Selections from the AFA 2016 Film Festival

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Thank You For Playing with director David Osit

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Women in Media: Leading Ladies

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Women in Media: "You Do What!?" Women Working in the Entertainment Industry

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Inside Robocop

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Tele-Talk: Outlander with writer Toni Graphia

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Lift Off: Behind the Scenes of Launch Pad

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Out of Print with director Julia Marchese

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Mellichamp Global Studies Conference: Precarious Creativity

Thursday - Friday, April 24-25, 2014

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