USC Cinematic Arts


Immersive experiences in the world are based on interfaces that embody a seamless integration of content and interactivity. Transforming the way we touch, perceive and communicate with those interfaces holds the potential to change how we design and experience the world. Whether these emerging and disappearing interfaces expand our world or cocoon us into a virtual existence is the subject of this panel.


  • Moderator:
    David Taylor
  • Panelist:
    Ron Frankel
    Previs Supervisor, Founder, Proof, Inc.

    Ron Frankel, president and founder of Proof, has been a pioneer in the development and integration of previsualization into the feature film production process. He was the first to introduce directors such as Steven Spielberg, David Fincher and Darren Aronofsky to the use of previsualization as a combined technical and creative film-making tool.

  • Panelist:
    Jason Bruges
  • Panelist:
    Maurice Patel
  • Panelist:
    Nils Fischer
    Architect, Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects