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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Animation
Animation
Campus and Online
Audio
Audio
Campus and Online
Entertainment Business
Entertainment Business
Campus and Online
Film
Film
Campus and Online
Graphic Design
Graphic Design
Online
Media Communications
Media Communications
Online
Music Production
Music Production
Campus and Online
Writing for Film & TV
Writing for Film & TV
Online
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All Programs

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.

L.A. Film School Annual Salute

This Veterans Day, we salute our more than 1,200 active military students and alumni who are pursuing their dreams in a variety of film, entertainment and music careers. We honor our veterans and military service members by hosting a Salute to Veterans in Entertainment event, which brings together our military community under one roof. This is the 13th year that we’ve held our Annual Salute celebration. Keep reading to see more from the special celebration.

L.A. Film School campus

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 campus tour.

Dead Alive

Famous Directors Who Got Started in Horror

Horror is a unique genre in filmmaking that lends itself to unabashed creativity that isn’t seen in many other genres. It acts as a kind of test lab for filmmakers to experiment with technology, story ideation and practical effects. Many of the famous directors you are familiar with today got their start in horror filmmaking, including Peter Jackson and Sam Rami. Keep reading to find out about five famous filmmakers who got their start with horror movies.
Best for Vets

Our School Voted “Best for Vets” In 2022

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We are proud to be included in this ranking of military-friendly colleges! This year's Best for Vets: College survey includes more than 300 schools that serve military students—whether active-duty, veterans or families and dependents of service members. The military-friendly college ranking is a testament to our dedicated military benefits department and the student advisors who help our veteran and active-duty students throughout their time in school.

Alumni Success

Angelina Faulkner

Angelina Faulkner

Angelina is an Emmy-nominated dialogue editor with a sharp ear for assembling audio with maximum punch and clarity. You can hear her dialogue work on the award-winning show What We Do in The Shadows. Her latest post-production work is on the animated show, Dunkcanville starring Amy Poehler.
Corey Drake

Corey Drake

This '10 computer animation alum found his passion for animatronics while visiting Disneyland as a kid. With his heart set on working as an animator for Disney, Corey enrolled in the Animation program at The L.A. Film School.
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 90 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.

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

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Alumni News & Interviews

Graduation is just the beginning – your future awaits in the entertainment industry. Our esteemed alumni are working on award-winning productions in film, TV, music, animation and countless other notable projects.

Read More: Alumni News

Meet the 2021 Spotlight Academy Members

The Spotlight Academy pays tribute to the heart, the creative and the dedicated among The Los Angeles Film School’s alumni. Each year, Academy Inductees are honored for their unyielding commitment to excellence in their professional career and selfless contribution of time and connection to our students and community. It is with great privilege we shine a spotlight on these inspirational and exceptional individuals.

Alex Ferrufino
Kevin Atkinson
Daniel Zaidenstadt - Alumni
Angelina Faulkner
Corey Drake
Ari Levine - Alumni
Spike Lee at L.A. Film School
Into The Unknown Songwriters
Clive Davis
Shrek
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