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Before attending The Los Angeles Film School, Alex Ferrufino PA'd on various productions around Los Angeles. Each PA job he got led to another and soon Alex had enough experience under his belt to find bigger jobs while attending film school. His breakout project, Slipping Into Darkness, gained the attention of HBO Latino and won the 2019 Latinx Competition. Find out more about Alex Ferrufino.
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We are proud to recognize the talented alumni who worked on Emmy-nominated productions for the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmys. More than 25 alumni from different degree programs contributed their talents to productions including The Mandalorian, WandaVision and Pen15. Alum Josh Gitersonke (Film 2007) was personally nominated for Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program for his work as Director of Photography on The Amazing Race. This is Josh Gitersonke's eighth Emmy nomination. He previously won an Emmy for his camera work on the Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special.
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Growing up in Tel Aviv, Daniel Zaidenstadt wasn't exposed to American music genres like rap and hip hop until he made the trek to the United States. While studying music at The L.A. Recording School, Daniel collaborated with students from other programs and got to experience popular American music firsthand. After graduating, he worked as an assistant in recording studios around Hollywood. This was an early turning point in Daniel's music career. Find out more about Daniel Zaidenstadt's career as a record producer and engineer.
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As a student from the inaugural class at L.A. Film School, Kevin Atkinson worked with his classmates to create short films and learned how to operate film cameras. He fell in love with filmmaking. Soon after graduation Kevin found his niche in comedy sketches at Funny or Die with fellow alumni Oz Rodriguez, Matt Villines and Matt Mazany. Each job he landed led to slightly bigger jobs in the industry. Find out more about Kevin's journey as a cinematographer.
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As a two-time Emmy-nominated dialogue editor, Angelina Faulkner keeps adding more impressive show credits to her filmography. She's worked on movie trailers and popular TV shows, including the Jurassic World trailer and the Emmy-nominated FX series What We Do in the Shadows. Find out Angelina's journey to the Spotlight Academy.
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With a GRAMMY win to his name, Ari Levine has accomplished so much early in his music career. Follow along Ari's journey to become a 2021 Spotlight Academy member at The Los Angeles Film School.
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Corey Drake is a modern-day puppet master. Spend 10 minutes with Corey and you’ll witness him transform computer animations into tangible 3D models with a few clicks of his mouse. As a technical artist, Corey programs everything from the NBA 2K video game to lifesize animatronics for Disney’s theme parks. He builds both digital and physical elements utilizing 3D printing, mechanical engineering and augmented reality. Find out more about our 2021 Spotlight Award recipient, Corey Drake.
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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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The Career Development team met with 2009 Recording Arts alumna Nicole Fletcher to learn more about her journey into post-production audio for Disney. Nicole shares her story about how she broke into the post-production business. Read her full interview.