The state-of-the-art Pollock Theater is a classroom by day and hosts groundbreaking public events by night. More>

Blue Horizons, a nine-week summer program, offers students the chance to make videos about issues facing the world's oceans.  Application deadline is extended to May 12, 2017. More>

The winter 2017 Expanded Hitchcock series explores the work of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, whose career spanned two continents and more than six decades. More>

In May 2017, the CWC presents Trans Media at the Pollock.  More >

CWC Spotlight

Pollock Theater

Pollock TheatreThe Pollock Theater is a superbly equipped and beautifully appointed facility, dedicated to year-round programming of an international range of films and filmmakers. A classroom by day and a public theater by night, the Pollock Theater is a place in which students and the community come together to screen films and engage in direct conversations with filmmakers, critics, and scholars. More >


Environmental Media Initiative

Environmental Media InitiativeThe Environmental Media Initiative (EMI) draws on UC Santa Barbara’s exceptional strengths in media/ communication studies and environmental science and creates a unique interdisciplinary program to explore the power of media to translate science to solutions. More >

Media Industries Project

"Hollywood Sign Station Fire" by Anthony Citrano (CC via flickr)The Media Industries Project (MIP) examines the rapid and dramatic changes affecting media industries worldwide. At a time of tremendous uncertainty, MIP offers a unique forum bringing together top scholars and industry professionals to encourage innovative thinking about the future and purpose of media. More>

Internship Program

Internship ProgramThe Carsey-Wolf Center’s Internship Program provides selected UC Santa Barbara students with opportunities to develop practical applications of the knowledge gained in their studies. Media interns learn the processes of making compelling media content by working with leading creative professionals. Pollock Theater interns gain hands-on experience in television production. More >