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MEDIA ADVISORY - May 14, 2014: USC Games Demo Day 2014

Press Release
CONTACT: Megan Hazle - 213-821-1887 or hazle@usc.edu
May 07, 2014 —



A collaborative effort between the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media & Games Division and the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, Demo Day is an exhibition event where students have the opportunity to premiere their newest and most innovative games from the semester. In addition to students from across USC, other participants include students from such institutions as Laguna College of Art & Design, Atlantic College in Puerto Rico, among others.

USC was voted the #1 game design school in North America for its graduate and undergraduate degree programs by the Princeton Review in 2014. This distinction was jointly awarded to the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media & Games Division and the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science.

For complete descriptions and trailers for the games being showcased at Demo Day visit http://games.usc.edu/games/

WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
University of Southern California
900 W. 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089
1:30 – 2:30 pm Press Check-In
2:30 – 5:30 pm Presentations (Norris Cinema Theatre)
5:30 – 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception & Live Demos (The Gallery, SCA Complex)


About the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Engineering Studies began at the University of Southern California in 1905. Nearly a century later, the Viterbi School of Engineering received a naming gift in 2004 from alumnus Andrew J. Viterbi, inventor of the Viterbi algorithm now key to cell phone technology and numerous data applications. Consistently ranked among the top graduate programs in the world, the school enrolls more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, taught by 174 tenured and tenure-track faculty, with 60 endowed chairs and professorships. http://viterbi.usc.edu

About The USC School of Cinematic Arts
The University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts is one of the leading film schools in the world. Founded in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1929 over 85 years ago, the USC School of Cinematic Arts has fueled and mirrored the growth of entertainment as an industry and an art form. The School offers comprehensive programs in directing, producing, writing, critical studies, animation and digital arts, production, interactive media and games, all backed by a broad liberal arts education and taught by leading practitioners in each field. Its more than 11,000 alumni are among the world’s most distinguished animators, scholars, teachers, writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, sound experts and industry executives. Since 1973 not a year has passed without an alumnus or alumna being nominated for an Academy Award. https://cinema.usc.edu/


Megan Hazle
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Kristin Borella
USC School of Cinematic Arts
Dana Bseiso
The Angellotti Company
Andrew Karl