In this weeks episode of Below the Line, Madi and Saul discuss the tax breaks in the state of California being given to production companies that film in the state. Additionally, there is a behind-the-scenes look at The Night Bell, a USC Thesis Film as well as a sit-down interview with the lead production designer for The Night Bell with Madi.
In this episode, the hosts discuss the importance of short films in the age of new media as well as a successful platform for showcasing one’s talents as a filmmaker. Additionally, the hosts view a short film created by a current USC film student. Later, Megan sits down with Norman Hollyn, the head of the editing track at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, to learn about the future of short films as they relate to new media forms.