“You see, this is my life. It always will be. There’s nothing else. Just us… And the cameras… And those wonderful people out there in the dark.” Sunset Boulevard (1950)


Raphael is currently working on multimedia projects that bridge academic and commercial practices and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Cinema and Media Studies at USC, where he is interested in new scholarship about digital media and YouTube studies. Rosalen recently worked at the Film Department of the Museum of Modern Art and he is now the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project intern at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive. Raphael hopes to keep working with film curation after graduating from USC and looks forward to bridging his academic and creative endeavors to advance digital media and create innovative multimedia content.

Recent Works

Short Film: Zoe Alive (2017)



"As a part of a series profiling leaders of USC School of Cinematic Arts's student-run organizations, the president of the SCA Undergraduate Student Council Raphael Rosalen talks about his experience and activities available to the student body".