Transmedia, Hollywood: S/Telling the Story


Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:15 a.m.

The USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, in conjunction with the School of Cinematic Arts and UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and Producers Program,  present a one-day public symposium exploring the role of transmedia franchises in today's entertainment industries. The event brings together top creators, producers and executives from the entertainment industry and places their critical perspectives in dialogue with scholars pursuing the most current academic research on transmedia studies. The event is co-hosted by USC's Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts, Henry Jenkins and UCLA's Denise Mann. Speakers will include USC's Jonathan Taplin; UCLA's John Caldwell; DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson; THQ's Danny Bilson; Sony Imageworks Interactive's Emmanuelle Borde; New Regency Productions' John Hegeman; and a variety of other academic and industry speakers. For more information and to register, click here.