Entries by LAFS

Best Practical Effects in Horror Movies

CGI was not always what it is today. Through the years, its progression and advancements has been fast-moving, making a film that included CGI look dated a handful of years later. To lengthen the life of their films, many directors opted for practical effects vs CGI, leaning on the inventiveness and creativity of their team […]

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Top Film Schools According to TheWrap

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 […]

LAFS Alumni Work on Emmy-Winning Shows

We are proud to announce that Los Angeles Film School alumni worked on 9 programs which received a total of 33 Primetime Emmy wins on Sunday evening. LAFS has had 22 Alumni who worked on 20 programs which received a total of 136 nominations for this year’s Emmy’s.   Saturday Night Live Alec Nickel Program: […]

LAFS Named Top Music Business School by Billboard

The Los Angeles Film School has been named one of the 15 best Music Business Schools in 2017 by Billboard Magazine. We’re in great company with universities like NYU, UCLA, USC and more. According to the article “…Gone are the days when aspiring artists simply sought to “sign a deal” to launch their careers. For […]

President of LA Film School gives Keynote Speech at UCLA Commencement Ceremony

Diana Derycz-Kessler returned to her alma mater in June to give the keynote speech at the UCLA Department of History Commencement Ceremony. Derycz-Kessler spoke to the History grads during graduation. After getting her undergrad degree from UCLA, she went on to receive her MA at Stanford University and then her JD at Harvard Law School […]

LAFS Alum Brandon Trost Named in Top 20 Cinematographers List

We are proud to announce that star alumnus Brandon Trost has been named in the list of the top 20 cinematographers by Collider, a popular film news and reviews website. From Collider: “…Brandon Trost is infusing the genre with refreshingly unique visuals and an intensity that feels reserved for high-concept blockbusters and action films, not […]

Recording Studio / Music Production Internship

A Grammy award winning producer and engineer (name withheld at producers request) is currently looking for 1-2 interns to help staff his facilities in Van Nuys, CA. Do NOT miss the chance to apply and possibly work for this one of a kind producer who is actively working with some of the hottest names in […]

RECORDING GRAD DREW DRUCKER DISCUSSES WORKING WITH WIZ KHALIFA

This week we are highlighting Drew Drucker. He graduated in 2005 from the Los Angeles Recording School. Drew’s interest in recording and being part of the entertainment industry really took shape when he was in high school. Drew took digital music technology classes at his local community college and realized this is something he could […]