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Upcoming Events

Virtual SCA Information Session
March 16, 2020 - August 31, 2020, Varies
Online - Access Information Sent Via Email

Join the SCA Admissions staff for an online information session to learn more about applying to the SCA undergraduate and graduate programs for the Fall 2021 semester.  Topics will include an overview of the school, programs and facilities, financial aid, Q&A with staff and more!

This session is for prospective freshman, transfer, and graduate applicants.  Please note that access information to the online session will be sent via email the morning of the session you register for. 

A Live Q&A with Director/Producers Leslye Davis and Catrin Einhorn, FATHER SOLDIER SON
August 5, 2020, 5:00 PM PST
Live Online Webinar

Join us for a discussion with Leslye Davis & Catrin Einhorn, directors of the Netflix Original Documentary FATHER SOLDIER SON, an intimate documentary from the New York Times that follows a former platoon sergeant and his two young sons over almost a decade.

BABYSPLITTERS: Screening and Live Q&A with Writer/Director Sam Friedlander
August 6, 2020, 6:00 PM PST
Live Online Webinar

When two couples with mixed feelings about having kids hatch a plan to share one baby, it seems like the perfect compromise-until things spiral out of control. Followed by a live Zoom Q&A with writer/director Sam Friedlander.

CTCS-467: Television Symposium Fall 2020
August 18, 2020 - November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

A four-unit elective class open for enrollment to ALL USC STUDENTS OF ANY MAJOR that brings you face-to-face with the leading television writers, producers, directors and actors working today. Recent guests include Jon Favreau (The Mandalorian), Adam McKay (Succession), Alena Smith (Dickinson), Stephen Williams (Watchmen), Chris Mundy (Ozark), Susannah Grant (Unbelievable), David Mandel (Veep), Steven Canals (Pose), Sam Levinson (Euphoria), Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy (Undone), Joel Karsberg & Jesse Daniels (Surviving R. Kelly), Aline Brosh McKenna (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Marti Noxon (Sharp Objects), David Kajganich (The Terror), Tanya Saracho (Vida), Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer (Stranger Things), Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch (Glow), Hiro Murai (Atlanta), Noah Hawley (Fargo), Ron Moore (Outlander), and Kenya Barris (black-ish).

CTCS-466: Theatrical Film Symposium Fall 2020
August 20, 2020 - November 19, 2020, Thursday nights from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Live on ZOOM

This Fall 2020 semester, the School of Cinematic Arts will offer a very special course called CTCS-466: Theatrical Film Symposium, a four-unit elective class open for enrollment to ALL USC STUDENTS OF ANY MAJOR that brings you face-to-face with leading film directors, writers, producers, and actors working today. Each week, students will have exclusive Q&A with the creative team behind the films being released in Fall 2020. The class is taught by film critic LEONARD MALTIN and meets every Thursday night online from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. on Zoom.