Usc is well known for its highly esteemed school of cinematic arts, with notable alumni such as directors judd apatow and george lucas, the school has left a huge footprint in the world of film and entertainment many films, such as the graduate, legally blonde, and forrest gump have all. University of southern california to search for usc dissertations in print written at a single school, you can search via usc libraries film and literature. In april 2006, the usc board of trustees voted to change the school's name to the usc school of cinematic arts  on september 19, 2006, usc announced that alumnus george lucas had donated us$175 million to expand the film school with a new 137,000-square-foot (12,700 m 2 ) facility. The usc school of cinematic arts (formerly the usc school of cinema-television, or cntv) is a private film school within the university of southern california in los angeles, in the us state of california.
The study of film at harvard functions within the the graduate school of arts and sciences including the film and visual studies colloquium and a film and. I worked a usc graduate thesis film and being from a different film school, i was nervous about how i would be recieved, but it was cool, and everyone was real cool and it was a great learning experience, because they complained about the same things at their school, that i do at mine, and have the same issues that we do. How to get in: usc school of cinematic arts article by ben feuer, photos by ben feuer (except the one of sean connery, obv) let's get this straight right off the bat -- usc is not your father's film school.
In 2006, director, co-writer, and producer ari sandel received an academy award for best live action short film (west bank story) made as a usc cinema graduate school project in 2009, mfa student gregg helvey was nominated for an academy award for his mfa thesis film, kavi. This allows them to focus single-mindedly on developing their thesis-project film she'll be graduating in may and has applied to usc film school (she won't find. If you want to be featured in the beginning of one of my videos upload a video to youtube unlisted saying, hey my name is (your name) and i'm from (where you're from) and you're watching daily docs.
Before any film, television show, web series, or video game can become a phenomenon, the project need words on a page usc school of cinematic arts august 1. Join us on may 13 for an afternoon and evening showcasing of mfa thesis films from the usc school of cinematics arts film & television production program. Complete 72 credits at the 500 or 600 level successfully complete a thesis film pass an oral defense of the thesis project the following sequence of courses is intended to prepare the student for successful completion of the thesis project.
A film degree is not going to get you a job your skills are whats going to get you a job, but film school is a big help because you learn everything you could every know and shoot your thesis films, demo reels, and anything everyday to have better work then the do it your selfers to get you the better job. Scriptcast 61 - the value of film school matt and eric are joined by usc film school graduate and up-and-coming usc film school, thesis projects, at. Christina recently graduated from usc school of cinematic arts with a double major in film production and psychology she attended id tech camps for multiple seasons as a middle school and high school student, and continued to develop her passion for film production.
Casting call for 2 french male actors & 1 american actress goodbye, you is a usc graduate thesis film it's a 15-minute road movie comedy between an. David's reverie is my graduate thesis film at usc school of cinematic arts thanks to a dedicated group of talented cast and crew, david's reverie is near the finish line we shot the movie, it's edited and now we need one final push to make the film a completed reality. Usc - viterbi school of engineering and innovation viterbi faculty directory graphics laboratory at the university of southern california's institute for. Most recently, dr finley was awarded the junior research award from the usc viterbi school of engineering and the hanna reisler mentorship award from the women in science and engineering program at usc dr finley has a joint appointment in the department of chemical engineering and materials science and is a member of the usc norris.
Lo lam is raising funds for ah nui - a usc thesis film on kickstarter ah nui is a short film about sisterhood, forgiveness, and love in a world of human trafficking. Background / dead body roles for usc film school project looking for stage trained actors who are interested in networking w/ usc film students by acting. For a complete list of requirements and courses offered for the animation & digital arts mfa please refer to the usc school of cinematic arts animation & digital arts mfa degree requirements thesis project. Usc's school of cinematic arts was the first film school established in the united states and includes a number of departments devoted to the study of film and television production, cinema.
At usc, a few will direct a thesis as part of a class, and any others must find faculty members to endorse their thesis film in order to advance to thesis in directing others can advance to thesis in one of their two intermediate skill areas. Applying to usc film school the graduate program is 3 years and possibly more if you decide to do a thesis project as for the application, just be yourself. The bachelor of fine arts in cinematic arts, film & television production, offers students an intensive production experience with requirements and electives from other school of cinematic arts programs, including cinema & media studies, writing, animation and interactive media. Taylor cutler needs your help today usc undergraduate thesis film - hi, how are you today my name is taylor and last year i decided to shoot for the stars and follow my passion, so i transferred into the school of my dreams, the university of southern california, as a film and television production major.