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,

Kylie Hazzard LA Film School
12 Mar 2019

20th Anniversary Alumni Spotlight: Kylie Hazzard

This recent film school graduate landed a gig at Zeiss and still freelances here and there. At 22, Kylie has carved out her space in the film industry. Her love of cameras radiates through her photography and film reel. We featured Kylie Hazzard a while back and asked her to

Captain Marvel
06 Mar 2019

Alumni Work on Captain Marvel

The next chapter in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe has three graduates from The Los Angeles Film School in its credits We love seeing our alumni working in the film and entertainment industry! Katie Stetson, Michael Rutkowski and Brendan Perry contributed their talents to Captain Marvel. Friday, March 8th is International Women’s

Kiarra Graves LAFS
04 Mar 2019

We Interviewed Military Veteran Alumna, Kiarra Graves!

The Path to Filmmaking with Military Veteran and LAFS Alumna Kiarra Graves From enlisting in the military to enrolling in film school, Kiarra Graves’ journey to The Los Angeles Film School is unique. After spending four years in the U.S. Navy, Kiarra decided to pursue filmmaking full time. She quickly