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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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wanted to connect LA’s incredible entrepreneurs with the larger business community and with the resources of USC.”. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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Hollywood is looking for ways to redefine itself, market content, and jump on the tech boom bandwagon.  It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership

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Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!

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USC’s Marshall School of Business and School of Cinematic Arts present Silicon Beach @USC : an event highlighting innovation, new ventures, partnerships and investment at the intersection of technology and digital content. Come join us for Silicon Beach @ USC! Silicon Beach @ USC. So how do you get these tickets?

E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at USC

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45pm Intersection of Technology and Content Production and Distribution Panel. Featured Presenters are Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros.

USC Launches Media Lab

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UTA Targets Early Stage Investments With New Hire

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The UTA has already been very active in approaching the startup commmunity, most recently backing the USC Viterbi Startup Garage with Kleiner Perkins.

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GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television

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Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. READ MORE>>.

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Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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Content/television programming/video is moving away from being a sit-on-the-couch-watching-your-TV experience. Cool, right? WOW, right?

USC CTM Fall 2012 Executive Roundtable

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 -- USC CTM Fall 2012 Executive Roundtable. Disruptive technologies, new consumer habits, and emerging business models have transformed the communications value chain from network service providers to content creators and beyond. See https://usc.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3xDNbH4ARLebQ5n. SID=SV_3xDNbH4ARLebQ5n.

HipTraveler | Taking Startup Competitions by Storm

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Using visually appealing content, travelers can easily find what they like and drag and drop to their itinerary.

JibJab's StoryBots Takes On Kids' Entertainment

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What do you get when you take the creative minds behind JibJab.com , the Venice-based online humor content developers--known for its hilarious videos of everything from politics to everyday life--and apply that to kids entertainment? hollywood content video entertainment kids jibjab storybotsREAD MORE>>.

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LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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Sifting through the crowd, it was easy to see sweatshirts with Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, USC and many other universities. His biggest tip?

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Livestrong Looks To USC For Chief Medical Advisor

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Saxon is Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar, and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. Tags: livestrong chief medical advisor health executive lifescience content READ MORE>>.

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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In the past year alone the company has amassed over 1k hours of educational content and generated over $1 million. The continued proliferation of media network and online distribution channels has increased demand for quality content. Large studios are traditional TV networks are snapping up online content providers (e.g.,

Decoding The Science Behind The Laughs, With Daniel Altman of Laffster

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One of the major growth areas along Silicon Beach has been in the whole area of creating content for digital platforms. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Big Stage Adds New Content From GGL Global Gaming

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Pasadena-based Big Stage Entertainment , the startup which uses photos to create animated, 3-D facial avatars of users, has added new content from a game from GGL Global Gaming. Big Stage told its users yesterday that they could now insert their avatars into content from Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, a video game published by Funcom.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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Sara Akhteh received her BA in Film Theory from UCSC and her MFA from USC in Production. When was it launched and where? Who are its founders?

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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Alex Kazerani and James Segil (shared), EdgeCast Networks (Los Angeles, content delivery network). Tim Cadogan , OpenX (Pasadena, advertising).

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp

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In terms of what the business is, we have some free content, the first episode of each chapter. What is CreatorUp all about? Thanks!

Stacking Up The Online Film Submission Sites

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The Silent Killer – The Company Your Community Never Created

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Of course this can be done and of course I am a big proponent of the rise of startup centers across the country as the Internet has moved from the “infrastructure phase” to the “application phase” dominated by the three C’s: content, communications and commerce. Think about Facebook had it stayed in Boston.

Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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Google chose Playa Vista to establish YouTube Space LA , its flagship center for content creation. commercial real estate market. In West L.A.,

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. “There’s something going on in LA.” LA By The Numbers. Booed.

Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo

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Up to seven companies will be selected for this year’s program, which launches right after Labor Day, and wraps in the middle of November.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford, USC, and UCLA. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. There will be plenty of  FREE  food and drinks!

Fandango Launches New Season Of Original Video Series

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Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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market leader in content, music, entertainment, textiles, engineering, aerospace and trade. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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In LA tech, keep watch on our accelerators, coworking spaces, content creators, and startup CEOs over the next year. READ MORE>>.

Strike Social Bolsters Board, Advisors

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Ansari develops big data technology, and is also the CEO of Intuition Intelligence, in addition to teaching at USC Marshall. strikesocial strike social advertising youtube content executive Chu is an investor, and also an attorney at Goodwin Procter. READ MORE>>.

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TV Academy President, COO Hood Passses Away

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mobile corporation news academy hood lucy content hollywood entertainment video The Television Academy said that Hood passed away from cancer.

Interview with Scott Ferreira, MySocialCloud

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Fortunately, USC, where I was a student as, is really good about that, and gave me two years off as a leave of absence, and happily gave that to me.

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The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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One of the hotter topics at the last  Silicon Beach Fest (SBF) in Santa Monica was the exodus of homegrown tech talent. And for good reason.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program.

How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom

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It''s all over the map, from content moderation for applications like Whisper and Tinder, to photo retouching for e-commerce websites. Thanks!

Mark Suster, Nely Galan to Keynote Silicon Beach Fest

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Panel titles include “Meet the Investors,” “Celebs and Startups,” “Fashion Content,” “Growing Your Online Audience,” and more. June 22.

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Let me use LA as an example.

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Amazon.com Takes On the Movie Business

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screenwriter and chair, Writing Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts ("Top Gun"); Mark Gill, former President of Miramax and Warner Independent Pictures; screenwriter Mike Werb ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "Curious George"); and Michael Taylor, producer and chair, Production Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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Mix and Mingle | LA Startups Shows Some Bite

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The idea came to John Kolker at USC 1 year ago, then through start engine him and his partner were able to make their idea come to life.

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Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More

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Scripted.com , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding. The company was founded by UCLA Andreson and USC Film School grads who had met as undergrads at Claremont McKenna. The company is now in San Francisco. READ MORE>>.