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Media Arts

We make what you see.

Everywhere you look in our world, you see screens. You're used to movie theaters, television, and the web. But the screens around you are proliferating. Walk down the street in any city and you'll see them. Go into any art gallery and they are there. We bet there's even a screen in your pocket right now.

Someone has to decide what those screens look like, what they mean. Someone has to make them relevant. Someone needs to make them beautiful.

Whether you're interested in filmmaking, game design, animation, internet art, manga, mobile media, or worlds beyond... a degree in Media Arts at USC will prepare you to be a creator in tomorrow's media landscape.

Declare independence.

There are programs all over the country where you can learn one thing.

But successful makers are flexible and adaptable. You see where the road is headed. There are programs all over the country that can train you to follow instructions. But building a sustainable career means realizing your own visions. You want a portfolio you can truly call your own.

We prepare agile, independent artists—makers who are ready to succeed as workers and partners, and as innovators and entrepreneurs.

We're doing it now.

While you're reading this, there are students performing motion capture for a new video game on our bluescreen stage. There are faculty winning awards around the world for their work. Companies across the country have our seniors in valuable internships. Our students are showing their films at festivals. Our alumni are working on productions across the nation, and are even starting their own businesses.

It's happening right now. If you're ready for it, you can join in.   Take part in making what you see.

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