Studies in the United States Culture Industries


A survey of the major professions in the arts, media, and entertainment industries, featuring prominent speakers from fields such as studio and independent film and television, screenwriting, directing, producing, financing, acting, artist representation, journalism, marketing, animation, and music. Students apply theory and analysis to projects currently in production, observing live tapings, rehearsals, and screenings. Real-world case studies to examine how and why stories chosen for production shape and are shaped by societal values and discourse, domestic and global economies, and the greater world of the arts and media. Only offered on Duke in LA program.

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Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • W
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 280AS
  • DOCST 282AS
Typically Offered
Spring Only