USC School of Cinematic Arts staff
Stories by USC School of Cinematic Arts staff:
Microsoft contributes to USC Games’ Gerald A. Lawson Endowment Fund for Black and Indigenous Students
The fund, named for one of the first Black engineers in games, was established in May to increase and representation in the games and tech industries.
The most significant social impact films of 2020, all streaming at home
This list of 15 movies and shows, compiled by the Media Institute for Social Change at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, highlights the stories that traumatized, moved and inspired us this year.
USC School of Cinematic Arts’ tech center to pilot virtual production
The Entertainment Technology Center brings together leading visionaries to collaborate on the future of entertainment technology.
Pixar animator illustrates his work with Coco and other Disney characters
Alumnus Arjun Rihan talks about his time at USC and his latest big-screen project.
George Lucas Family Foundation increases support of diversity at USC School of Cinematic Arts
New $10 million gift will provide scholarships for African-American and Hispanic students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
USC alum builds buzz for his Oscar-nominated film
A graduate of the cinematic arts’ Summer Program earns Academy Award nod for producing a poignant story about a woman and a train conductor.
Beijing International Film Festival attracts USC faculty
Jason E. Squire delivers keynote on the history of English-language comedy and visits the China National Film Museum.
Jason Squire turns in masterful work overseas
Shanghai institution taps the associate professor as a master of entertainment studies.
Future meets past and East meets West in Google Glass film
Short film shot by SCA students and faculty goes viral on YouTube.
Filmmaker seeks universal truths in documentaries
Alumna Tracy Tragos focuses on families in her award-winning projects.
TV insiders tell all at SCA class
Howard Rosenberg’s symposium offers everything students need to know for a career in Hollywood.
The legacy of funny man Jack Oakie
David Sonne recalls the comic actor, his wife and their charitable foundation.
Follow the moving image
USC School of Cinematic Arts grows as new technology emerges.