Stories by James Tella:
Music Videos Provide New Creative Paths
USC students collaborate with Keck School to deliver anti-AIDS campaign
Lessons in Health From Homer Simpson
Course offered by the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Keck School probes the power of medical themes in the media.
Advocating Fair Use in Learning
What’s Up, Docs?
Alum Robert Elswit Nets First Oscar
Something to Blog Home About
A unique Institute for Multimedia Literacy conference draws online video experts to USC from all corners of the world.
Alums to Receive Cinematography Kudos
Two USC School of Cinematic Arts graduates will be honored at the 22nd Annual American Society of Cinematographers awards.
USC Alums Rock With Starr Power
School of Cinematic Arts graduates Seth Dalton and Paolo Borraccetti work with more than a dozen Trojans on legendary drummer’s latest music video.
Kathy Fogg Retires From Stark Program
Regarded as a maternal figure in the USC School of Cinematic Art’s Peter Stark Producing Program, the former public relations pro retires after 23 years as associate director.
Scribe’s Academic Career Takes Flight
In the Eye of the THX Storm
Two USC production alums make some noise with the latest THX trailer to reach theatres this month.
WGA Strike Covered at Cinema Forum
The Director Who Cried Beowulf
Acclaimed alum Robert Zemeckis gives USC students a preview of his latest performance-capture film.
Darfur Documentary Delves Into Human Rights Crisis
USC Honors Alum Herb Farmer
The School of Cinematic Arts professor emeritus is recognized for his longtime commitment to the university.
A Filmmaker’s Highpoints: From A to Z
Still Seductive After All These Years
Film Group Hikes Support of Cinema Students
California and Nevada theatre owners increase their funding for the current academic year.
Stark Alum Helms His First Feature
John August shifts from writing to directing in a new film offering a few twists and turns.
New DVD Traces Roots of USC Filmmakers
In Memoriam: William J. Tuttle
The pioneering makeup artist taught at USC, sharing his innovative techniques with students for 25 years.
Saving the Best for Last
USC’s inaugural Norris Theatre event showcases alumni productions screened at film fests around the world.