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Margie Sperling

Assistant Director
Physical Production

Email: msperling@cinema.usc.edu
Work Phone: 213.740.9444

Margie Sperling is a 1st Assistant Director member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) with longtime production experience and a full range of knowledge of production requirements.

After working in feature films and single camera, she worked on multi-camera sitcoms for over ten years. Her daily work then and now, in her position as Assistant Director of Production at USC School of Cinematic Arts, includes navigating interpersonal politics, working as part of a team, managing time pressures, multi-tasking, problem solving, organizing and communicating clearly. All of which skills she shares with our students as she assists them in developing the skills necessary to manage and finesse a successful production.