The Department of Communications Studies and the College of Liberal Arts & Education will host a public presentation by five-time Emmy winner, movie and TV producer, Neil Mandt.
The special master class is Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Engineering Building, Room 120. The event is free and open to the community.
His interactive multimedia presentation will cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence in business and everyday life to innovations in augmented and virtual reality, excelling in making content, selling in the digital age and mastering digital identity for success.
Mandt, a former Communication Studies student at Detroit Mercy, has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry. At 16, he was producing and directing a local television show in Detroit that earned an Emmy Award. At 26, he was the producer in charge of ABC News’ daily coverage of the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. In the years that followed, he produced 10 movies, 3,000 episodes of television shows, won five Emmy Awards and is now a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented and virtual reality.
For more information, please contact Cynthia Langham, chair of the Department of Communication Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org.