Over the past few years, the film industry in Milwaukee has grown tremendously. Independent producers and production houses have sprung up throughout the area. In fact, there are more people employed in the film industry here today than are working in the business that made Milwaukee famous – beer. A key factor in the film industries rapid growth is UWM, which has one of the top film study programs in the world.
On this edition of UWM Today, we focus on film. Joining us in the studio is Scott Emmons, dean of the Peck School of the Arts, and Jesse McLean, associate professor and director of the film graduate program at the university.