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Congratulations to the L.A. Film School alumni who worked on Oscar-nominated projects for the 93rd Academy Awards. We are proud of the six alumni who contributed their talents to three Oscar-nominated projects.
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The L.A. Film School alumni are one of the greatest resources we have for current L.A. Film School students. For this session of Barrier Breakers, we interviewed alumna Paquita “PQ” Hughes is a military veteran, independent producer, and location manager in Los Angeles. We got to pick PQ's brain about her childhood in Mississippi, being in the military, the ins and out of working film production, the movies that have inspired her, and so much more.
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The Los Angeles Film School will host its 3rd annual Spotlight Awards ceremony honoring six new members of the Spotlight Academy Class of 2021. This year’s celebration will air from Hollywood, California, with special guest appearances from entertainment industry leaders. Read more about The Spotlight Awards.
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We are proud of our talented alumni from The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The L.A. Film School for their GRAMMY® wins. Jaycen Joshua (LARS 2003) won Best Engineered Album for Beck's Hyperspace. Jaycen also contributed to GRAMMY-winner Megan Thee Stallion who won for Best New Rap Artist, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song (Savage).
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This year, we are proud to announce that five alumni worked on seven Grammy-nominated projects in 11 out of the 83 categories. Two of our alumni were personally nominated for Producer of the Year (Steven "Flying Lotus" Ellison) and Best Engineered Album (Jaycen Joshua). This is Jaycen Joshua's tenth Grammy nomination and Steven Ellison's third nomination.
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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.
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Congratulations to our growing list of alumni who worked on productions nominated for Golden Globe awards in 2021! So far, 11 alumni from The Los Angeles Film School have had a hand in 6 different productions totaling 10 nominations. We will be tuning in Sunday, February 28, to see which of these productions take home the big award!
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Oleg is a recent graduate of the Film Production bachelor’s program at The Los Angeles Film School. He scored a camera operation gig with Anaconda Street Productions based in Whittier, CA, and has been working on COVID-compliant production sets ever since. Find out more about his journey after film school.
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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.