Hannah Lux Davis
29 May 2019

Film Alum Hannah Lux Davis Is Ariana Grande’s Secret Weapon

The Wall Street Journal Magazine has featured film alum Hannah Lux Davis in their latest issue. The director of “thank u, next” and “7 rings” has led a meteoric career, going from working as an on-set makeup artist to becoming one of the most prominent music video directors working today.

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

Zatina Gardner
26 Mar 2019

Music Production Alumnae Spotlight: Zatina Gardner

Music Production Alumna talks singing gospel in church to performing at the Apollo Theatre Meet Zatina. She’s a recent graduate with serious ambition. We interviewed Zatina at the last alumni mixer and gleaned so much positive insight into her experience in the music industry. Zatina shared the importance of always

SXSW
20 Mar 2019

LAFS Alumni at SXSW

South by Southwest just wrapped its 9-day festival and we are still celebrating Every year all eyes turn to Austin, Texas, as SXSW takes over the city giving musicians, artists, filmmakers and creatives a chance to showcase their talents. In its more than 30-year run, SXSW has become synonymous with

Lumiere Awards
13 Mar 2019

The Ultimate Résumé Booster: A Peek Inside the 2019 Lumiere Awards

A production crew made up entirely of LAFS students and graduates get their first big Hollywood moment In January, during the height of awards season, a team of 7 students and graduates were at the helm of production for the Advanced Imaging Society’s (AIS) 2019 Lumiere Awards Ceremony. Every year,