Entertainment

Located in Hollywood's backyard, USC Annenberg enjoys a close relationship with the creative industries of film, television, music, video games and fine arts. Scholars analyze the effects of popular culture on our society while researchers work with creative artists to explore new directions for their work. Through consistent interaction with content creators, USC Annenberg provides a unique perspective on the roles, dynamics and impacts of the entertainment industry on society.

Entertainment Researchers

Communication and Journalism
Ernest James Wilson III
Ernest James Wilson III
Dean and Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication
Henry Jenkins
Henry Jenkins
Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education
Alison Trope
Alison Trope
Clinical Professor
Sasha Anawalt
Sasha Anawalt
Associate Professor; Director of Arts Journalism Programs
Willow Bay
Willow Bay
School of Journalism Director and Professor of Professional Practice
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Entertainment centers & programs
Center for the Digital Future
Center for the Digital Future
The CDF is a research and policy institute committed to doing work that has a real and beneficial effect on people’s liv... »
The Norman Lear Center
The Norman Lear Center
The Norman Lear Center is a multidisciplinary research and public policy center exploring implications of the convergenc... »