Animation with Thirty Second Street School: USC Media Arts & Engineering Magnet


THE MISSION: To give diverse high-school students hands-on exposure and experience in creating content.

WHAT IS A CREATE-A-THON? A two-day intensive project challenge for teams to ideate, develop, and produce new content.  Types of content and topics will vary.

WHAT’S THE FIRST CHALLENGE? The focus is animation and the challenge is to create a 30-60 second story reel on the subject “Worst Lunchroom Ever.”

HOW WILL IT WORK? There will be four teams of three students.  Each team will have its own Mentor to help guide the process and a Coordinator to assist with logistical needs.  For the first event, we are focusing on high schoolers (Sophomores to Seniors).

WHEN IS THE FIRST ONE? Saturday December 1, 2018 through Sunday December 2, 2018 with a follow-up screening and party TBD.  Each day will begin at 9am and conclude at 5pm.

WHERE WILL IT BE? Hosted by Luma Pictures, located at 1424 2nd Street in Santa Monica, California.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?  Luma Pictures will provide all equipment and materials, meals, and travel to and from the studio for both days of the Create-a-thon.