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IEMS Events and Activities

Events and Activities IEMS

The IEMS leadership team would like to give a special thank you to the John C. Hench Foundation, whose generous support makes these events possible.


Conversation & Workshops IEMS
Conversations & Workshops

Participants in IEMS events get to hear firsthand how industry executives are responding to changing market demands, participate in hands-on workshops, and make lasting connections.


IEMS menternship events give students the opportunity to receive career mentorship and advice from industry executives and build relationships toward internships and jobs.

Case Competitions Industry Events
Case Competitions & Industry Events

The IEMS collaborates with numerous industry partners on events that bring the community together to discuss contemporary issues and trends and provide networking opportunities for students and alumni.


Upcoming Events & Activites

Case Competitions Industry Events
Panel Discussion: Funding Inequality in the Screen Industry 

Join the IEMS, the Pepperdine Center for Women in Leadership, and Women in Film for a frank panel discussion about being a woman entrepreneur in the screen industry. Based on research done by Associate Professor of Sport Administration Alicia Jessop in association with Women in Film.

Details TBA

Masuda Surf Cinema IEMS
Masuda Surf Cinema Dedication

To celebrate the dedication of the new Masuda Surf Cinema Screening Room at Villa Graziadio, the IEMS will host a VIP screening of BUNKER77, Takuji Masuda’s (‘93, MFA ‘17) celebrated documentary about US surfing legend Bunker Spreckels, followed by a reception.

Details TBA


Featured Past Events & Activities

UCLA Game Day Sports Case Competition
UCLA Game Day Sports Case Competition

The IEMS sponsored an interdisciplinary team of graduate students who won 1st place at this 8th annual competition sponsored by the UCLA Anderson School of Management - Center for Media, Entertainment, and Sports.

Learn More About the Game Day Sports Competition

Speakers Series
Speakers Series: How to Succeed in Sports 

The IEMS brought legendary sports agent and chairman and CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, Leigh Steinberg, to campus to give an insightful talk on how to harness the power of sport for the betterment of society.


Events Sneaker Law
Sneaker Law x Miami Law: The Art of the Sneaker Deal Case Study Competition

The IEMS sponsored an interdisciplinary team of graduate students for this timely case study competition and conference at the University of Miami.

Learn More About the Sneaker Law Case Study Competition

Storytelling IEMS
Storytelling for Entertainment, Business & Law

The IEMS worked with husband and wife team Christiane (JD '98) and Seán Kinney to host a series of workshops on how to craft a compelling story that will connect with your audience.

Learn More About Storytelling Workshop Series

America's Hidden War Film Premiere IEMS
Chicago: America’s Hidden War Film Premiere

The IEMS collaborated with filmmakers Dimas and Tiffany Salaberrios on a Red Carpet premiere followed by a Live Q&A moderated by Professor Joi Carr where students had the opportunity to both get involved behind-the-scenes and walk the red carpet.

Learn More About the Film Premiere

Navigating an Uncertain Future in EMS
Navigating an Uncertain Future in EMS

The IEMS hosted a series of conversations with executives from across the media and entertainment sector to explore how the effects of Covid-19 were impacting the industry.

Learn More About Navigating an Uncertain Future in EMS