We prepare the next generation of creative professionals for a future in the entertainment industry, with degrees in Animation, Audio, Entertainment Business, Film, Graphic Design, Media Communications, Music Production, and Writing for Film & TV.

ANIMATION
Animation Degree

Animation is one of the most in-demand career fields in the entertainment industry. Choose your path either online or on campus and learn the same technology and techniques that expert digital artists use in the industry.

AUDIO PRODUCTION
Animation Degree

Dive into the audio production world and start learning mixing techniques, Avid Pro Tools, live-sound production and more. Throughout the program, you’ll train on our analog and digital consoles in professional recording studios.

ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
Entertainment Business Online

Entertainment + Business. The greatest merger of all time. Learn the fundamentals of business and management through a broad range of academic courses focused on the entertainment industry.

FILM
Film Degree

Do you dream of creating a motion picture legacy? Get ready to join a unique group of people who share the desire to explore every aspect of modern filmmaking. Our instructors step off of the set and into the classroom to help you bring your vision to screens both big and small.

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Graphic Design

Our program prepares you to become a visual innovator. Learn how to conceptualize ideas, create compelling visuals and convey messages through photography, motion graphics, print, web and experience design.

MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS
Graphic Design

Learn the power of digital word-of-mouth to better reach your audience. Our Media Communications program will strengthen your digital voice and teach you how to leverage the media in the entertainment industry.

MUSIC PRODUCTION
Audio Production

Ready to be heard? We teach you the skills needed to create your own songs, scores and soundtracks by providing an understanding of professional software, gear and contemporary techniques in music theory and composition.

WRITING FOR FILM & TV
Writing for Film & TV

Write the stories you want to watch. Learn how to become a compelling storyteller by studying the art of screenwriting. You’ll use different creative writing techniques to develop characters and create storylines that will captivate audiences.

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93rd Oscar nominations

Congratulations to the L.A. Film School alumni who worked on Oscar-nominated projects for the 93rd Academy Awards. We are proud of the six alumni who contributed their talents to three Oscar-nominated projects.

Explore Your Campus

Our campus is located on the historic Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood. Experience campus life through our professional editing labs, interactive sound stages and movie theatres. Step onto our sets and get a first-hand look at our Multiple Soundstages • Green Screen Stage • Dolby-Approved Dubbing Stage • 300-Seat Movie Theater • Avid Editing Lab and more! Like what you see? Book a virtual campus tour.

Kpop

A Brief History of K-pop

We take you through the history of K-pop, one of the world's most talked-about music genres of the 21st century. Discover how K-pop groups like BTS, EXO, Seventeen and BLACKPINK became successful here in America and abroad.
ADDY Awards L.A.

Graphic Design Students Win ADDY Awards

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The Los Angeles Film School is pleased to announce that nine students from its Graphic Design Degree Program won American Advertising Awards at the 2021 Los Angeles competition. This is the second year in a row that Graphic Design students from The L.A. Film School have competed and won ADDY Awards here in Los Angeles. L.A. Film School's Graphic Design online program was recently named as one of the best programs for graphic design by Intelligent.com.

Alumni Success

LAFS Alumni - Damian Szeibert

Damian Szeibert

If you’ve ever seen a Disney character collectible, you are likely looking at Damian Szeibert’s work. Damian has devoted his career to bring characters from the silver screen into the homes of Disney and Pixar fans everywhere.

Jessica Sterling

Jessica has photographed some of the most recognizable faces in the world in her 10-plus years as a portrait photographer. Her work has appeared in MTV.com, The Huffington Post, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. Jessica’s film and entertainment background led her to work in branding and promotion for top Hollywood talents.

Henrique Andrade

Henrique sacrificed his free time to pursue his audio engineering career at Record Plant, which led him to work with iconic musicians like Justin Bieber, Zayn Malik and Carly Rae Jepsen. Henrique’s dedication to his creative pursuits has paid off with the success of each album he mixes or engineers.

Oz Rodriguez

Over the years, Oz has worked on more than 50 episodes of SNL and directed the Emmy®-winning show Creating Saturday Night Live, which documents the making of America’s most iconic sketch comedy TV series. In 2019, Oz personally won a Primetime Emmy for Creating SNL.

Kyle Newacheck

With more than 80 combined directing, writing and producing credits spanning the past decade and a half, Kyle has made a name for himself in the comedy world. Whether you’ve seen his work on popular TV shows like Workaholics, Parks and Recreation or Community, you’ll find yourself doing one thing while watching—laughing.

Andrés F. Borda Zabala

In the eight years since Andrés graduated from The L.A. Recording School, he’s won five Grammys® for his work with Natalia Lafourcade and Carlos Vives. As an audio engineer and mixer, Andrés has contributed to more than 60 albums and feature films.
Cinematographer Brandon Trost

Brandon Trost

With a thriving career in cinematography, Brandon Trost is part of the new generation of filmmakers in Hollywood. His contributions to popular feature films like This Is The End, The Disaster Artist, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile have earned him acclaim in the entertainment industry.

Hannah Lux Davis

For more than a decade, Hannah Lux Davis has transformed artists’ music into visual masterpieces. Hannah is an award-winning music video director known for her work with chart-topping pop icons like Ariana Grande, Halsey, Demi Lovato, Nicki Minaj and Kacey Musgraves.

Join the ever-growing list alumni who are making their mark in music and entertainment.

Graduation is just the beginning—when the classes end, the real work begins. The legacies our alumni leave behind inspire future generations of students to pave their own path to success in the entertainment industry. Here are just some of the esteemed alumni who’ve worked on award-winning productions in film, TV, music, animation and countless other notable projects.

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Alumni News & Interviews

11th Annual Salute
Jacques Thelemaque

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