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Adam Habib

September 8 – 9, 2017 Adam Habib Director of Photography, Pixar Animation Studios

Adam Habib’s visit to USC is co-sponsored by:
Film and Media Studies Program 

Visual and Performing Arts Living Learning Community

Vincent and Candace Suarez


Adam Habib received his BA in English from the University of South Carolina (‘04) and an MFA in cinematography from the University of Southern California in 2009.  Habib began his career in live-action filmmaking. He joined Camera and Staging team at Pixar Animation Studios in 2010. His recent screen credits include Inside Out (Camera Lead), the theatrical short Lou (DP - Camera), and Finding Dory.  He continues to shoot live-action projects and enjoys teaching and working with students through Pixar’s technical internship program.  He is currently the Director of Photography - Camera for an upcoming Pixar feature.


Friday, September 8

 2 – 3:30 PM, McMaster 239

A workshop on career-tracks in animation and live action cinematography.

Open to students in the School of Visual Art and Design

4:30 - 5 PM, McMaster 214

Visual Storytelling in Animation

Adam Habib will share examples of visual storytelling technique from Pixar films, and also from films that have inspired his work.


Saturday, September 9, 10 AM, at the Nickelodeon Theater  

A screening of Lou and Cars 3 at the Nickelodeon Theater.

 Free and open to the public.