NYU Tisch School of the Arts Receives Major Gift to Establish the Martin Scorsese Institute of Global Cinematic Arts

Dec 17, 2021 267

NYU Tisch School of the Arts has received a major gift from the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation to establish the Martin Scorsese Institute of Global Cinematic Arts, an academic and production institute which will encompass the new, state-of-the-art Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center, the Martin Scorsese Department of Cinema Studies, and support for student scholarships. The gift from the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation is the largest in the school’s history.

The Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center will be one of the first academic virtual production facilities on the East Coast and will further establish NYU Tisch as a global leader in cinematic arts training. It will enable NYU Tisch students to become pioneers of this new technology, preparing them for top careers in the film and television industry, while also expanding training and collaborative opportunities in the performing arts, design, and dance.

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