Business of Entertainment Association

Become part of our vibrant community.


USC has a long and storied history of producing business leaders in all entertainment industry segments, from Film to TV, Music to Gaming, Traditional Media to Digital. With the best alumni network in Los Angeles, relationships with the most successful firms in the field, and student-members with a variety of firsthand experience, BEA is an unparalleled resource for MBA students interested in working in media and entertainment.

Signature Programming

Evolution of Entertainment Conference

Also known as E2, our annual event is the largest student-organized conference at USC, bringing students and industry leaders together to discuss the future of the industry.

Sundance Film Festival

Four-day trek to network with industry insiders, party with your BEA friends, and scope out next year's Oscar favorites at America's biggest independent film festival.

Studio Treks and Days-on-the-Job

BEA members join students from other top MBA programs to go behind the scenes and learn about the company culture and career opportunities at premier entertainment companies in LA, NY, and SF.

Case Competitions

We host our own (w/ Warner Bros. & Deloitte), collaborate with others (e.g. Walt Disney Concert Hall, Jam City), and compete elsewhere (i.e. UCLA/Paramount) to tackle real industry problems with implementable solutions.

Spring Industry Night

The recruiting event of the year where students network with alumni and company representatives across media & entertainment.

Industry Mentorship Program

One of the most valuable resources for BEA members is access to our robust professional network and wealth of varied entertainment and media experience.