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School of Cinematic Arts Directory Profile

Directory Profile

Pablo Frasconi, B.F.A.

Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts

Affiliated Divisions:

Division of Film & Television Production
Media Arts + Practice Division
Summer Program

Work Phone: 213.740.7244
Office: SCA 436

Pablo Frasconi's films have screened nationally on PBS broadcasts, and regionally on WNET, WGBH, KCET, CPTV, and WTTW, as well as hundreds of public screenings, including: The Museum of Modern Art, NYC; Asia Society, NYC; Columbia University; NYU; The Boston Public Library; The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service; The New Yorker Theater, Toronto; UCLA; UC Berkeley; The Fox Venice Theater, LA; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Roxie, San Francisco; and in Italy, Israel, Canada, Cuba, Spain, Germany, Turkey, China, and Indonesia. He has been awarded 20 grants and fellowships including from the American Film Institute, the Park Foundation, the Connecticut Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches Creating Poetic Cinema, Collaboration & Creativity, the Global Exchange Workshop, mentors graduate thesis films, and coordinates the first year of the MFA Production Division at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. He has lectured widely, including: Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA; Pomona College, Claremont, CA; Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; The Monterrey Institute of Technology, Guadalajara, Mexico; The University of Hawaii, Maui; The Beijing Film Academy, China; The Communication University of China, Beijing. He was recently Keynote Speaker at the 2021 Asian University Film Festival: “Collaborating Across Cultures: The Global City Symphony.” His work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Filmmaker Magazine, and The New York Times.