Multimedia

Video: Aynne Kokas on Hollywood's relationship with China

March 13, 2017

Aynne Kokas, from the University of Virginia, offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.

Screenings of "Assignment: China" around the Country

February 10, 2016

A complete list of screenings of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary series Assignment China, a multi-part documentary series on the history of American correspondents in China dating back to the 1940s.

Documenting the Global City 2006: "The Elephant in the Pink Tutu" by Tom Xia and Liam Zheng

December 3, 2014

This is a short documentary on Los Angeles produced by one student from USC and one from the Communication University of China. The students were part of the first collaboration in summer 2006 to "Document the Global City." USC Cinema faculty Mark Harris and Marsha Kinder led this first group. This effort yielded a multi-year exchange that continues and is supported by the two schools, Mr. Stephen Lesser, and the USC U.S.-China Institute.

Documenting the Global City 2006: "Unsung Hero" by BT Jackson and Yuan Ye

December 3, 2014

This is a short documentary on Los Angeles produced by one student from USC and one from the Communication University of China. The students were part of the first collaboration in summer 2006 to "Document the Global City." USC Cinema faculty Mark Harris and Marsha Kinder led this first group. This effort yielded a multi-year exchange that continues and is supported by the two schools, Mr. Stephen Lesser, and the USC U.S.-China Institute.

Assignment: China - China Watching

February 27, 2014

This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.

Sherwood Hu - Telling Stories

November 10, 2013

Sherwood Hu spoke at the conference Through Tinted Lenses? How Chinese and Americans See Each Other, hosted by the USC U.S.-China Institute, on the topic of film and television.

Wendy Larson - Discussant for Panel 6: Film and Television

November 10, 2013

Wendy Larson discussed the sixth panel of the conference Through Tinted Lenses? How Chinese and Americans See Each Other, hosted by the USC U.S.-China Institute.

Video: Ying Zhu - Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China Central Television

September 17, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with Ying Zhu. "Two Billion Eyes" explores ways in which the country’s highest rated television network, China Central Television (CCTV), has become the surprising battleground for China’s future.

Bregtje van der Haak Discusses Her Film "DNA Dreams"

June 19, 2013

Bregtje van der Haak discusses her documentary, “DNA Dreams," which documents the work of Chinese scientists who are attempting to analyze and potentially clone the DNA of 2,000 highly gifted children.

Video: Hollywood 3.0 The Best of Both Worlds: Co-Producing Films for the U.S. and China

April 30, 2013

A panel discussion with Janet Yang (producer of Joy Luck Club and Shanghai Calling), Daniel Hsia (writer and director of Shanghai Calling), Bennett Pozil (Executive VP of EastWest Bank), and Chris Fenton (President of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group) on the globalization of Hollywood. A part of the Hollywood 3.0 Forum.

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