Los Angeles as a Learning Lab

For more than 100 years, Los Angeles has been the unrivaled entertainment capital of the world. And you needn’t look too far to find Syracuse University alumni in some of the entertainment industry’s most pivotal roles. Through the tremendous achievements of those alumni, SU has gained an international reputation for preparing students to excel in the field.

With the SULA Semester, SU is taking this strength to the next level—joining with our “community of experts” to offer students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the business from the inside. Through SU’s bold approach to education, students will continue to take what they learn in the classroom and test their knowledge in real-world situations, igniting an exchange of ideas that benefits all.

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Experiencing LA and the Ever Changing Technologies

Experiencing LA and the Ever Changing Technologies

By Christian Green

SULA and my internship really gave me a kick-start into my career that I will value for the rest of my life. My internship at “Filmworks/FX” does a great job in showing me what careers in visual effects I may or may not want to pursue. It’s showed me that I no longer want to […]

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LALA LAND

LALA LAND

By Brooke Freundlich

I went to the beach on Tuesday.  Seems like a pretty simple sentence on the surface, but lets think about this for a second. I went to the beach on Tuesday. Tuesday was October 28th. Back home in New Jersey it was 58 degrees while Syracuse was a crisp 52.  I cannot tell you the […]

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WELCOME TO LA

WELCOME TO LA

By Zach Frenchman

At first I was a bit nervous about crossing the country and living in LA for the semester, but after the first day I knew I had made the right decision. Everyone involved in the program really does a great job of making you feel right at home and very comfortable throughout getting adjusted. Now […]

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Studying at Syracuse University in Los Angeles

Studying at Syracuse University in Los Angeles

By Alexa Goldberg

I was recently invited to attend a screening of the new film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) at The Academy of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Being a television, radio, and film major this was very exciting for me, especially since it is slated to be one of the big Oscar contenders this year. I […]

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