"The reason this is happening is because I'm pursuing my own agenda about the school and what I think it should teach," said George Lucas, who endowed three new chairs in a dedication at the USC…
Veteran TV helmer James Burrows will be feted by USC at the school’s second annual Comedy@SCA festival set for Nov. 9-10. Burrows will receive the School of Cinematic Arts’ Jackie Oakie and Victoria…
Sony chief Michael Lynton has joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts Board of Councilors. The board helps spearhead the school’s fundraising, as well as overall planning and development. Lynton, CEO…
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Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
Music exec Jimmy Iovine and rap titan Dr. Dre are donating $70 million to the University of Southern California to endow a new arts, technology and business academy. The gift will establish the USC…
Zachary Katz, chief of staff to departing FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, will become senior fellow at USC’s Center on Communications and Leadership Policy. Katz’s appointment starts in July, after…
Los Angeles has long sought to create its own version of Silicon Valley called Silicon Beach. But its strategy has relied mostly on coaxing companies to move here. The University of Southern…
USC has opened its doors to 20th Century Fox film topper Jim Gianopulos, who today accepted an invitation to the School of Cinematic Arts' Board of Councilors.
"Argo" is the winner of the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.