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Spring 2020 Immersive Media Challenge

Spring 2020 Immersive Media Challenge Begins Jan. 29th

The Entertainment Technology Center at USC (ETC@USC) invites students and recent grads to participate in our third Immersive Media Challenge.

What is the Immersive Media Challenge?

  • Come up with a concept for an engaging experience that should be buildable in 3-5 years.
  • Explain what needs to happen that will make building it possible.

You are invited to attend the Spring 2020 Immersive Media Challenge kick-off Q&A event, with catered food, on Wednesday, January 29th at 6:00pm in the Spielberg Bldg, Lobby Gallery, School of Cinematic Arts.

At this event we will present:
  • why you should participate
  • the submission format
  • the challenge timeline

Click here to sign up for the kick-off Q&A event and to receive more information about the Spring 2020 Immersive Media Challenge. You do not need to attend the kick-off event to enter the Challenge.


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  • To advance technology and innovation within the entertainment industry
  • To provide a neutral setting for the entertainment industry, technology and electronics companies and to identify and discuss pressing issues
  • To understand the impact of technology on the consumer experience and the creative process
  • To connect and leverage the University of Southern California’s extensive research facilities, faculty and student body with companies
  • To provide insight about emerging consumer habits
  • To convene industry peer groups and partners to share knowledge and experience
  • To create an environment for testing and evaluation of proposed technology solutions
  • To help identify new business models for the entertainment industry
  • To improve the consumer experience and advance the art of entertainment as the 21st century unfolds

ETC Events

ETC Executive Board Meeting – Board Members Only
June 4, 2020

ETC All Members Meeting 
June 18, 2020