USC Cinematic Arts

World building expert Alex McDowell and the Talents who participated in the “Building New Worlds: Prototyping Vision“ workshop will present the results from their intensive session in which they collaborated to explore new modes of visual storytelling and transmedia production through innovative processes.


  • Participant:
    Alex McDowell RDI
    Creative Director,; Professor, USC SCA; Director, World Building Media Lab, World Building Institute
  • Participant:
    Habib Zargarpour
    Creative Director, Microsoft Game Studios
  • Participant:
    Juan DiazB
    European Director World Building Institute; Creative Director Kosmology; Director, Writer, Narrative Designer
  • Participant:
    Saschka Unseld
    Animator, Director, Pixar