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Watch: “USC Cribs” Promo


“USC Cribs” premieres Wednesday, September 16th on the Daily Trojan YouTube channel. Coming to a dorm near you… Stay tuned! Host: Tyrece Santana Executive Producer: Fernando Hurtado Supervising Producer: Kay Angrum Cameraman: Kevin Reeves

Best of Springfest


The annual Springfest event, put on by the Undergraduate Student Government Concerts Committee, was held in McCarthy Quad on Saturday afternoon and lasted into the evening. The concert featured headliners 2 Chainz, Portugal. The Man, BØRNS and GTA (above).

Lighting can make or break video shoots


Last week, I talked about sound in film and video. This week, we’re going to examine lighting. Lighting is a powerful force within videos and films. Lighting can add drama, embellish beauty or create a host of other effects. A character lit from behind can create an ominous silhouette, while soft light on someone’s face […]

Recording sound has never been easier


Today I’m going to talk a bit about sound in film and video.  Recording sound for videos and films is now easier than it has been at any point in time—most cameras come with fairly decent built-in mics, and some great external mics are available for not that much money.  Also, other devices can be […]

Rule of thirds timeless technique in film and photos


Last week, I talked about a very current film and video trend—time lapse. This week, we’ll examine a technique that’s hundreds of years old. When shooting a video or a film, or even taking photography, a lot of technical advice is thrown around.  Some good basics to start with are always shoot in the direction of […]

VIDEO: Coach Lane Kiffin addresses reporters at Pac-12 Media Day


With fall camp slated to open in nine days, USC coach Lane Kiffin and junior quarterback Matt Barkley met with an ensemble of reporters at Pac-12 Media Day on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Kiffin, entering his second year as the Trojans’ headman after replacing Pete Carroll in January of 2010, remains optimistic that USC can […]