USC School of Cinematic Arts
Established in 1929, the USC School of Cinematic Arts has had a profound effect on the development of feature film, television, film studies, animation, documentaries, commercials and interactive media.
Our faculty are leading professionals and scholars in the realm of entertainment, including recipients of numerous Emmys and Academy Awards. State-of-the-art facilities include sound, music scoring and television stages, fully-equipped production and post-production systems, and the only fully digital training center in the U.S.
The school's location in the heart of the world's entertainment capital gives students proximity to leading studios, literary and talent agencies, as well as to specialized libraries and archives. Close ties with our vast and supportive alumni network ensure student access to industry leaders.
Graduate Degree Programs
- M.F.A., Peter Stark Producing Program For students interested in careers as independent film and television producers or executives.
- M.F.A., Film and TV Production Emphases offered in Documentary Production, Electronic Media, and Games and Interactive Entertainment.
- Business of Entertainment Certificate Joint program with USC Marshall School of Business, open only to currently enrolled M.B.A. students at USC.