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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Top 50 Film Schools

We are honored to be ranked in TheWrap’s annual College Issue for the fourth year in a row! Our Film Degree Program is listed among top U.S. schools for filmmaking and entertainment business. Despite this year’s abrupt shift from on-campus instruction to online learning, our Film School weathered the storm while still bringing Hollywood to […]

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.

Oz Rodriguez

How to Use Video Chat

From class projects to industry insider events, we’re spending more time connecting virtually than ever before. Yet despite these new but strange circumstances we’re still expected to put our best foot—or in this case, face—forward. Follow these simple video conference tips to make a lasting impression on your next audition tape, job interview or class project.
Audio Engineering

Top Audio Engineering Schools

Photo via Voices.com Our Audio Production Degree is Ranked Among the Top 14 Programs in North America We are honored to be included in Voices.com “Top 14 Audio Engineering Schools” list. When it comes to audio engineering,…

Alumni Success

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.

Jordan Wilby

Jordan's work appears in popular shows like Stranger Things, The Twilight Zone and The Vampire Diaries. His dedication to post-production sound landed him multiple Primetime Emmy nominations and two Primetime Emmy wins for his work on seasons 1 and 2 of Stranger Things.

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.

Martin Pensa

Martin is the first alumni to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing for his editing work on Dallas Buyers Club. That year, Dallas Buyers Club won three Oscars including Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

Ari Levine

Levine produced, alongside Bruno Mars and Philip Lawrence, the Grammy-winning single Just the Way You Are, which won the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance category in 2011 as well as Song of the Year at the 2012 ASCAP Pop Music Awards ceremony.
Ruddy Salazar

Ruddy Salazar

Ruddy has expanded his career as a production coordinator and associate producer for Emmy-winning and Emmy-nominated shows like Pen15 on Hulu, Glow on Netflix and Westworld on HBO.

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

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