USC Cinematic Arts

The World Building Institute presents its 11th annual 2-day discussion and workshop at the Berlin Talents.  Each year its focus has been on developing new visions of the future within a series of imagined and crafted worlds.

On February 11-13th 2019, for the first time at the Berlinale, a group of interdisciplinary experts and some of the best young storytellers in the world will collaborate to rewrite the Past and visualize alternative histories of the Present.

A public session will take place on February 11th. Tickets: Berlinale Talents Event.


c. World Building Institute, Berlinale Talents 2016


  • General Jeff
    Hip-Hop Pioneer, Community Activist
  • Ana López Ortego
    Co-founder and Co-director, Arquitectura Expandida (AXP)
  • Alex McDowell RDI
    Creative Director,; Professor, USC SCA; Director, World Building Media Lab, World Building Institute
  • Paul Moore
    Professor of Creative Technologies, University of Ulster
  • Lejla Sadiku
    Governance and Innovation Specialist, United Nations Development Programme
  • Juan DiazB
    European Director World Building Institute; Creative Director Kosmology; Director, Writer, Narrative Designer