Center for Entertainment & Media Industries fosters the relationships, research, and workforce that allow Texas media to thrive, because bringing the best of Texas to the media industries not only benefits the next generation of media professionals learning here at UT, but also improves the cultural, creative, and economic opportunities available to those in Texas – and beyond.
What We Do
Upcoming CEMI Events
- -Please join us for a Q&A session where leaders of five different Austin-based film festivals discuss their careers, the scope of their work, and their views on the media industries.
- -Please join us for a Q&A session where we discuss Patrick Schumacker's (Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner, Abbot Elementary) career trajectory, his roles and responsibilities, and his views on the current state of the media industries. This MIC will be in-person and on Zoom.
- -Please join us for a Q&A session where we discuss Amanda Harrell's career trajectory, her roles and responsibilities at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and her views on the current state of the media industries.
CEMI's Focus Areas
lowering the barriers to entry into the media industries by serving as a connector between professionals, students, and the Texas media community.
exploring past, present, & future connections between the technology & media industries
training the next generation of media creators, executives, & industry researchers
contributing to growing Austin—and Texas —as a vital hub for media & technology companies