Entries by Jourdan Arnaud

,

Breaking Barriers with Chase, Sean and Jason

Talking shop with alumni who work in the entertainment industry is one of our favorite things to do. It’s refreshing to hear their candid stories about breaking into the business. Sometimes it’s an anecdotal story about engineering a successful track and other times it’s a deeper conversation about overcoming setbacks. There’s always a piece of solid career advice that our students can take away from these virtual discussions. In case you missed any of our Black History Barrier Breaker LIVE events, here are the highlights from those chats.

Famous Filmmakers Visit The L.A. Film School

Over the years, we’ve had countless Hollywood directors, screenwriters and cinematographers impart their wisdom to students. In honor of Black History Month, we’re revisiting three top African American filmmakers who spoke on campus and shared invaluable insights into the entertainment business.

,

Black LGBTQ+ Entertainers You Should Know

In honor of Black History Month, we’re celebrating some of the most influential Black LGBTQ+ artists in the entertainment industry. Their work is inspirational and impactful, not to mention the incredible obstacles they have overcome to be seen for the true artists they are. These individuals are also among the first Black LGBTQ+ artists to win Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes.

,

Top Entertainment Moments of 2020

We faced an immeasurably difficult year here at home and abroad. With the coronavirus pandemic stretching across the globe, we transitioned our daily routines for the health and safety of one another. We leaned into our creative nature as educators and relied heavily on technology to stay connected virtually at The Los Angeles Film School and The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of L.A. Film School. Our students and alumni continued to find new ways to collaborate and create in a virtual environment.