Entries by Jourdan Arnaud

Subgenres of Horror Films Explained

Horror is one of the most entertaining and studied genres in filmmaking. It’s an opportunity for creatives to experiment with effects and revive folklore storytelling devices. Filmmakers use many methods of manipulation to heighten horror and make the viewer fear whatever is coming next. We breakdown 10 horror film subgenres on the blog.

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Influential Latin Filmmakers To Know

As the Hispanic filmmaking community continues to grow, our hope is to keep adding to this list of notable Latin filmmakers. By no means is this an exhaustive attempt at showcasing all of the talented filmmakers that represent the Latin community in entertainment. We want to recognize those filmmakers who are paving the way for others to feel confident in their own abilities to make movies about their life’s story and reshape the cinematic experience.

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The Best of FAME Week 2021

The 3rd Annual FAME Week celebration and Spotlight Awards were a huge success! The annual event showcased some of the biggest names in the entertainment and tech space. Google, Facebook, Roland, and many other companies joined The L.A. Film School during FAME Week to host live gear demos, virtual panels and giveaways. Read the full FAME Week recap.

Everything You Want to Know About Production Design

The role of the production designer can be summed up as the creative arm of the film director. It’s the production designer’s job to interpret and create a director’s vision for the script. The involvement of the production designer starts when they read the script with the director and sketch ideas for the style and location. They then meet with the director and discuss the best way to shoot the film. Find out everything you need to know about what a production designer does on set.

Ready for the Biggest Event of the Year?

Get ready to join our biggest event of the year! FAME Week is a virtual festival celebrating our academic legacy and alumni community. This year, we are proud to bring YOU a ton of amazing event panels and workshops with industry leaders from Sony, Google, Record Plant and MORE. Be sure to check out all our full event calendar so you don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with fellow alumni and students!