USC Cinematic Arts

5D is producing a year long event series starting Fall 2009 called, "How Storytelling Can Change the World," scheduled at venues across the country including the MoMA in New York, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach bringing together designers and thinkers with leading humanitarians and social change organizations to create innovative and previously unimagined collaborations.

The first event at the MoMA on Wednesday, October 29, 2009 is entitled "Imagination at Play: Replay Your World" and features speakers from disciplines including game design, architecture, education, and design of cities today and of the future.


  • Curator:
    Paulynn Cue
    Co-founder, COO of Regenerative Development Group, LLC
  • Moderator:
    Clifford Pearson
    Author, Deputy Editor of Architectural Record
  • Panelist:
    Paola Antonelli
    Senior Curator Department of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art, NY
  • Panelist:
    Katie Salen
    Game Designer, Animator, Design Educator, Executive Director Institute of Play
  • Panelist:
    Diana Lind
    Executive Director and Editor in Chief, Next American City