Get insight into the Entertainment Industry from Los Angeles Film School and LA Recording School Alumni and learn about their latest projects.

11th Annual Salute

A Look Back at 11 Years of Annual Salute

We are proud of the men and women who have not only served our country but have seized the opportunity to pursue their passion for entertainment. Veterans in the entertainment industry know how to overcome obstacles and push the boundaries of their creative pursuits.
Jessica Young

Honoring Army Veteran Jessica Young

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Meet our Military Student Success Advisor Jessica Young. Jessica is part of our veteran alumni community and helps current military students transition into college life.
jordan wilby

Jordan Wilby Wins an Emmy for Watchmen

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Jordan Wilby (Recording Arts 2004) takes home his third Emmy win in the Sound Effects Editing Category. It's no surprise that Jordan Wilby was recognized for his sound effects editing work on HBO's Watchmen at this year's Live Emmy ceremony.…
Oz Rodriguez

Spotlight Academy Oz Rodriguez

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Meet Oz Rodriguez, Our 2020 Spotlight Inductee Comedy can be a tough genre to break into but for Oz Rodriguez, it's all he's ever known. Oz has directed and produced some of the most successful comedy sketches in entertainment. From…
Henrique Andrade

Spotlight Academy Henrique Andrade

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Meet Henrique Andrade, Our 2020 Spotlight Academy Member Henrique Andrade is the man behind some of the most recognizable artists in the recording industry. As an audio engineer, Henrique worked his way up the music ranks to GRAMMY-award…
Brandon Trost An American Pickle

An American Pickle Hits HBO Max

BRANDON TROST DIRECTS HBO MAX’S FIRST ORIGINAL FILM It’s no secret we’re proud of Brandon Trost and his incredible contributions to film since his graduation from The Los Angeles Film School in 2000. As a cinematographer, he snagged…
Jessica Sterling

Spotlight Academy Jessica Sterling

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Meet Jessica Sterling, Our 2020 Spotlight Academy Member As a professional portrait and interiors photographer, Jessica Sterling has spent her career behind the camera making people and spaces look good. Jessica's ability to put her…
72nd Emmy Nominations

72nd Emmy Nominations Announced

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And Once Again, Netflix Crushes the Competition The 72nd Emmy nominations were announced on Tuesday, and the streaming battle blazed among the top contenders—Netflix, HBO and NBC. Netflix broke the record for most Emmy nominations…
Martin Pensa

Spotlight Academy Martin Pensa

Meet Martin Pensa, ACE, Our 2020 Spotlight Academy Member It's a filmmaker's dream to be recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This dream is not easy to fulfill, however, Martin Pensa became the first alumnus…