Global Exchange Workshop Summer 2018 Short Docs Premiere

September 30, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

SCA 112

You are invited to join us for the U.S. premieres of eight documentaries produced in Beijing from the 2018 Global Exchange Workshop (CTPR 515)

These 8 new documentaries were created at the Communications University of China in Beijing by teams of USC and CUC students during the Summer of 2018!

Sixteen directors, Eight stories, One symphony. 


Screenings begin at 3:00 PM in SCA 112
The program will conclude at 5:30 PM with a small reception to follow.

Please RSVP so we have an accurate head count.

Here's a trailer of what to expect at the screening:

Now in its 12th year, the Global Exchange Workshop is a collaborative initiative of  USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division, and the School of Theater, Film & Television at the Communication University of China in Beijing. Each summer, eight MFA students from each institution are selected to collaborate in pairs on short documentary films. The workshop alternates each year between the two universities; in 2018, the Global Exchange Workshop was held in Beijing.

The 2018 Program: Stories of World Citizens



Recent awards from past workshops include: 2017 U­­S Student Academy Award nomination,“With Cancer;” 6th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film, “The Lost Tribe;” 2016 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival; 2017 Venice International Film Festival; Best Editing, Beijing College Student Film Festival, “Go Gentle into the Good Night;” Fujian Student Film Festival, “Alone With 5 Million Fans;” 2nd Asia University Film Festival in Pusan, South Korea; and the Gold Award at the 5th Shanghai University Student Film Competition, “The Unclaimed.”



Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 2:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at the USC McClintock Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & McClintock Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.




Contact Information

Name: Pablo Frasconi