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OUinLA

 

The Ohio University's OHIO-in-LA Program is designed to give students an intensive experience of living and working in Hollywood's media and creative industries. Students take classes for OU credit, intern at LA-based media companies, network with hundreds of professionals, tour studios and attend productions, and produce a short film.

 

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Program dates

 

Spring Semester 2016-17: January 8, 2017- April 29, 2017
Summer Semester 2016-17: May 23, 2017- August 5, 2017
Fall Semester 2017-18: August 27, 2017- December 16, 2017 

Excursions and Highlights

Students will tour

  • Warner Bros
  • DreamWorks
  • Universal Studios
  • EastWest Studios
  • YouTube Space LA
  • The Jim Henson Company
  • Dolby Theatre
  • Various production companies and suppliers
  • Disneyland
  • Attend productions (e.g., @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, The Talk, The Odd Couple)
  • Hike to the iconic Hollywood sign
  • Attend events/shows (e.g., LA Dodgers, The Groundlings, Hollywood Fringe Festival, American Music Awards, Creative Arts Emmys)

 

 

 

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Eligibility and selection process

 

This program is open to participants classified as juniors or seniors at the beginning of the program. Applicants must submit an application, resume, statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation. All applicants are interviewed by the Program Director.

Applicants must be matriculated OHIO students. Non-OHIO applicants must have successfully completed high school or its equivalent.

 

Living Arrangements

All students will live in the Toluca Hills Apartments by Avalon (formerly Oakwood), which is located between Hollywood and Burbank. This is an excellent location with access to major studios and top internships.

Application Deadline

Spring Semester 2016-17: October 7, 2016
Summer Semester 2016-17: February 10, 2017
Fall Semester 2017-18: TBD

 

 

 

Information Sessions

Coming soon!

Courses & Credits

Courses vary by term of enrollment in the program:

  • The Business of Hollywood (3 hours)
  • The Development Process for the Creative Industries (3 hours)
  • Professional Production Methods (3 hours)
  • LA Internship (3-6 hours)

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Cost

 

Undergraduate Summer 2016

Undergraduate Fall 2016

Undergraduate Spring 2017

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Non-resident surcharge waived for this program.

If you plan to participate in an Ohio University-sponsored study abroad program and wish to request accommodation, you should contact the  Office of Student Accessibility Services  to schedule an appointment to complete an  Global Opportunities Disability Accommodation Request Form. We recommend you do this as early as possible to allow sufficient time to determine what accommodations may be made for this program.

 

For more information contact:

Dr. Roger Cooper, Director
OHIO-in LA Program
Email: cooperr@ohio.edu

 

Office of Global Opportunities
E-mail:  global.opportunities@ohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-4583

 

 


   

   
   

   
   

   
   

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