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A partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences means the group’s digitally preserved content—including Oscar ceremonies—now resides at USC.
Jim Svejda interviewed Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman, who composed the score for Saving Mr. Banks.
Screenwriter John Ridley joined family members of 19th-century author Solomon Northup to receive the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award for 12 Years a Slave.
Anyone who claims not to have at least heard of E L James’ erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is either fibbing or has been living on a remote island with no Internet access for the past three years.
A documentary produced by a USC Dornsife alumna paints a poignant picture of troubled boys in Pakistan.
At the 2014 World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Media Arts + Practice PhD candidate Nonny de la Pena presented her signature work in immersive journalism.
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is taking a major step forward as it unveils its groundbreaking curriculum on the school’s website.
USC Dornsife alumnus Ankur Poseria serves as executive producer of a National Geographic documentary about villagers in the Himalayan foothills.
USC Professor Stacy Smith and a team of researchers presented the results of their latest filmmaking study at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
“Freedom’s Ring” uses a USC-created digital platform to share the story behind Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
USC alum Kirk DeMicco chats about The Croods, his animated comedy adventure nominated for an Academy Award.
For technologists, the Consumer Electronics Show is the white whale of conferences.
Documentarian Jamari Perry discusses how she found her voice on her award-winning documentary Soaring on Invisible Wings.
The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of Captain Phillips, Philomena, The Spectacular Now, 12 Years a Slave and What Maisie Knew as finalists for the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts’ Change Making Media Lab provides filmmaking services to the USC community.
Steven Spielberg honored one of his friends at the formal dedication of the Michael Kahn Endowed Chair in Editing at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Retired Gen. David Petraeus recently spoke at the USC Gould School of Law, where he introduced the screening of a film featuring interviews with Iraq war veterans.
USC School of Cinematic Arts Professor Howard Rodman was recognized on Oct. 31 by the French government as a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his contribution to the arts.
The digital revolution in animation is over, according to author, animator and USC Professor Tom Sito.
A new study from USC Annenberg shows it’s business as usual when it comes to employing underrepresented races and ethnicities in the industry.
Director Ryszard Bugajski recounts the story of how he made one of Poland’s most popular movies of the 1980s.
The Image of the Washington Journalist in Movies and Television, 1932 to 2013 will get its international premiere at the AEJMC Conference in Washington, D.C.
When Despicable Me and its army of bug-eyed yellow minions became an enormous hit in 2010, it took producer Chris Meledandri about two weeks to call the animated film’s screenwriters, Cinco Paul MFA ’93 and Ken Daurio, and ask them to start thinking about a sequel.
For many cinema students, making it to the Academy Awards is a lifelong ambition.
With big-budget film credits such as Marvel’s The Avengers and Toy Story, writer/director Joss Whedon has made his mark as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.
“Redefining Animation,” the name of the 25th annual conference to be held by the Society for Animation Studies, will be hosted on June 23-27 at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts has added a new division designed to study digital technology. The Media Arts + Practice Division will offer Bachelor of Arts and PhD degrees.
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.
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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.