Karliah Butler L.A. Film School
18 Jun 2019

Overcoming Writers’ Block

#LAFSTURNS20 Alumni Spotlight—Karliah Butler For our 20th-anniversary spotlight series, #LAFSTURNS20, we’re shining the spotlight on film production alumna, Karliah Butler. The writing process is difficult. But overcoming writers’ block is something film alumna Karliah Butler continues to conquer. After recognizing her many interests in filmmaking, comedy writing and acting, Karliah

Kyle Newacheck
12 Jun 2019

The new king of comedy filmmaking

Kyle Newacheck is the king of comedy filmmaking Kyle Newacheck is the real deal. Both humble and hard-working, the Film alum’s impressive credits list speaks for itself. With 34 directing and 21 writing credits spanning the past decade and a half, it would be easy to forget that Kyle is

Brandon Trost
05 Jun 2019

Hottest DP in Hollywood is One of Our Own

Brandon Trost Worked As Cinematographer On Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile We’ll just flat-out say it. Brandon Trost is a rock star. He is an incredibly seasoned cinematographer who has amassed over 93 credits under his belt. While that figure may seem like a lot on its own, one

L.A. Film School
05 Jun 2019

Film Production Alumnus—Matt Ryan King

#LAFSTURNS20 Alumni Spotlight—Matt Ryan King For our 20th-anniversary spotlight series, #LAFSTURNS20, we’re shining the spotlight on film production alumnus, Matt Ryan King. Matt graduated from The L.A. Film School in 2018 with a film degree. After graduation, Matt got into comedy writing and developed a sketch comedy show called Why

22 May 2019

Taking Entertainment Business Center Stage

#LAFSTURNS20 Alumni Spotlight—Gage Wayne For our 20th-anniversary spotlight series, #LAFSTURNS20, we’re shining the spotlight on alumnus, Gage Wayne. Gage graduated from The Los Angeles Film School’s Entertainment Business program with his sights set on furthering his choreography career. Gage has loved dance ever since he was a young kid growing

Booksmart
16 May 2019

Two LAFS alumnae design the set of Booksmart

The new movie Booksmart is a high-school teenager’s dream We’d like to recognize two of our alumnae who worked on the movie Booksmart, which hits theaters nationwide Memorial Day weekend. Film alums Katie Byron and Rachael Ferrera worked as production designer and set decorator, respectively. This is actress Olivia Wilde’s

Clayton Hollingsead
02 May 2019

Interview with L.A. Film School Alumnus, Clayton Hollingsead

After Earning His Bachelor’s in Film, Clayton is pursuing his creative passion in filmmaking From film school to filmmaking, we chatted with recent alum, Clayton Hollingsead. While in film school, Clayton spent his time learning as much as he could in and outside of the classroom. Clayton credits his grandfather,

Jonathan Garcia
24 Apr 2019

We Interviewed Music Guru, Jonathan Garcia!

This live sound aficionado earned his Associates Degree in Recording Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Entertainment Business See how Jonathan Garcia got his start in comedy at 10 years old and then went on to DJ at live events. Watch the full interview on our YouTube Channel! Want to

Vanessa Spinetti
04 Apr 2019

Recording Arts Alumna Spotlight: Vanessa Spinetti

Vanessa Spinetti shares the roots of her nickname “Swizzy Spaghetti” and her love of mixing, songwriting and singing It’s music festival season and we’re dedicating the month of April to recording arts and live sound! Most of the spotlights featured will be alumni from The Los Angeles Recording School, a