Whether you’re interested in filmmaking or computer animation, mastering the art of audio recording or music production or the business of the entertainment industry, we’re here to make your transition into your desired degree program as straightforward and stress-free as possible.

Follow the below steps to get started on the path toward realizing your dream career with a degree from The Los Angeles Film School.


Step 1

Complete Your Application

To complete The Los Angeles Film School’s application for admissions, go here. After you have completed the application, you will be contacted by an Admissions Representative for an interview.

If you have submitted an admissions application and required documentation, have been interviewed and accepted, move to the next step. If not, contact the Admissions Department at 1-877-952-3456.



Financial Aid

If you plan on applying for financial aid, please visit fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm to create a Federal Student Aid ID. You can then use this ID to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov and student loans at studentloans.gov.

If you are under 24 years old, you will need your parents’ information as well.
For more information on what you need from your parents, please call 1-877-952-3456 to speak with the Admissions Department.

Military Benefits: If you are eligible for VA benefits, please contact our military department (military@lafilm.edu) for a list of required documents or for any questions you may have.



Complete Enrollment Paperwork

To complete the Admissions portion of your enrollment, fill out your Enrollment Agreement, which can be done with the Admissions Team. Next you must submit proof of high school graduation or GED test scores, or other equivalent, state-approved diploma examination. Applicants who hold a GED or other equivalent state-approved diploma examination must submit an official copy of their test score results and/or their diploma.

If you have questions about this process, feel free to call the Admissions Department at 1-877-952-3456.



Explore Housing Options

The Los Angeles Film School has full-time, dedicated staff available to facilitate local and long-distance transitions for our enrolled and active students. Our housing coordinators can assist students in finding accommodations that fit a wide range of budgetary and lifestyle preferences, in addition to aiding in student roommate selection.

We suggest that each student contact the housing coordinator to make arrangements as early as possible prior to the start of school.

An Estimated Living Expenses for Financial Aid Students breakdown is located in the Tuition, Fees & Related Costs section of the catalog. Please visit our Housing page for more info.




Attend Registration

Registration is usually held the week before classes start. Be prepared to have your photo taken for your student ID, to complete any outstanding enrollment paperwork, and to meet with financial aid. You will be given a class schedule if all of your paperwork is completed, including proof of high school graduation. You may RSVP for Registration three weeks prior to your start date by going to lafilm.edu/registration or clicking on the button below.

registration page



Attend Orientation

Orientation is mandatory for new students. It often consists of one day on campus prior to your first full day of classes, although some degree programs count Orientation as part of attendance.

Please contact your Admissions Representative in advance, if you cannot make Orientation.

• Please arrive at campus, 6363 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, no later than 9:00 AM

• We encourage new students to park in our parking lot for $6/day (you will receive detailed parking directions the day before Orientation)

• Continental breakfast will be served

• We will check you in and confirm you are registered for the desired program of study

• A presentation in our Main Theatre will begin after breakfast, followed by program-specific presentations led by Program Directors

• You will then participate in the New Student Selfie-Campus Challenge to familiarize yourself with life at LAFS

• Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm