The Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive holds a large collection of USC student films dating from the 1930s to the present. Most of the films are on 16mm film, but many are also available in video format. Our student film holdings are always growing, because students are always making new films!

Good Speech for Gary - 1951
Director: Bud Hollzer; Producer: Jay Connor;
Department of Photography: Neil Kaplan;
Editor: Erwin Dumbrille

Alumni
Many of our alumni take the wisdom they have gained from working on their student films and head for Hollywood. Visit our alumni list to look for your favorite filmmakers.

Photographs and Film Clips
Includes photographs of student films in the making, as well as clips.

Access to Student Films
Viewing of our holdings is available to researchers on site by appointment. Please call 213.740.3182.

For more information about a student film, or to locate your favorite student director or project, please visit our services page.