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In the last five years, Hollywood has generated well-known and popular female-driven fare such as Bridesmaids, The Hunger Games and the Twilight franchise. Given the success of these blockbusters, you might think that the number of roles for women is on the rise. Think again.
Ray Harryhausen, a superior craftsman known for pioneering visual effects in films and a former student and lecturer at the USC School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), died in London.
Stacey Sher and Matthew Weiner will be in attendance at the satellite ceremony held after commencement next month by the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
The USC | 5D Institute’s first live, interactive festival, “The Science of Fiction: World Building in Action” was held at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre.
Celebrated screenwriter Robert Towne made the last of his three visits this semester to discuss his 1975 satire Shampoo and, among a host of subjects, touched on how research is a key to creating a standout script.
Following a trio of data-filled presentations that examined the paucity of minorities in key roles and positions inside the film and television industries, communication professor Stacy Smith posed a question to filmmaker Ava DuVernay at a panel discussion held in late March.
Hollywood, Health & Society has launched a joint project in India to use the power of entertainment to improve the lives of millions of TV and film viewers in developing regions of the world.
University Professor Manuel Castells will host renowned documentary filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak this week for a series of events.
Nicholas Cull argues in his latest book that futuristic science fiction movies relate the story of their time in a way that is often more telling than political discourse.
The music from a very modern marching band accompanies the primitive adventures of an animated film’s titular family in DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods.