Script to Screen: Hidden Figures with actor Kevin Costner, President of Fox 2000 Pictures Elizabeth Gabler, a writer/producer/director Theodore Melfi

The Carsey-Wolf Center (CWC) at UCSB hosts a variety of programs at the Pollock Theater, including Q&As with filmmakers, experts, authors, and other featured guests from academia as well as film, television, and new media industries. These programs then air on UCTV, a cable and online television channel that reaches over four million homes in California and that has garnered 13.9 million online views from around the globe. Pollock Theater student staff and interns produce and direct the shows, which are preserved for classroom use and which may be live-streamed for Academy members. These shows have also been included on the websites of major film studios.

CWC Programs 

Script to Screen examines the screenplay and its transition to the screen from the perspective of writers, directors, producers, editors, and actors.

CWC Presents a series each quarter(season) that explores a unique historical theme, director, genre, or pressing contemporary issue. Featuring a curated group of screenings, these series provide the opportunity for a deeper and more expansive engagement with media across cinema, documentary, and television.

CWC TV examines this vital medium across media platforms in an effort to better understand the history of television, its role in contemporary culture, and new forms of media literacy and engagement.

CWC Docs screens documentaries from across the world that engage with contemporary and historical issues, especially regarding social justice and environmental concerns.

CWC Classics brings classic films back to the big screen for critical viewing and discussion.

CWC Global showcases media from around the world with creators that help shape the international media landscape.