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Peter Stark Producing Program
Classic film school curricula teach everything from three-act construction to non-linear editing, and yet, as the following alums attest, often the most important lessons for a successful career in…
Enrolling in film school used to be a pursuit of one's inner artist, not one's inner accountant.
The past three years have been good to Keith Calder, Felipe Marino and Joe Neurauter. After the trio graduated from USC's Peter Stark Producing Program, they formed Los Angeles-based production…
In film, the noble profession of university teaching is frequently lampooned as a place where once-promising careers go to wither and die. As Woody Allen quips in "Annie Hall" (and Jack Black repeats…
USC's Peter Stark Producing Program will soon have competition. Beginning in fall 2008, NYU will offer a dual-degree, three-year graduate program for aspiring film producers.
Some Hollywood mafias are bound together by academic diplomas (Wesleyan, Brown, U. of Texas). Others by geography (there's a tight clique of Memphians, for those who didn't know) or by high-pressure…
Lawrence Turman is director of the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California. This excerpt is from his new book, "So You Want to Be a Producer."
Arthur D. Murphy, who pioneered the field of box office reporting in his years at Daily Variety and was a cornerstone of USC's Peter Stark Motion Picture Producing Program, died Monday in San Luis…