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We are proud to announce that 14 students and graduates have been selected to participate in the 2021 Academy Gold Rising program. This is the largest class yet from The L.A. Film School, and the fifth year in a row LAFS has participated in the Academy Gold program. On behalf of the school, we wish our students and graduates the very best as they embark on another step toward a future in the entertainment industry.
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We’re always looking for opportunities to highlight alumni with cool industry credentials but who are also relatable to current students. Well, it doesn’t get more relatable than someone who describes themselves as "a full-time Ace Hardware cashier by day and a screenwriter by night" For this alumni interview, we chatted with Caledonia Hanson, a recent Film Production graduate. Read more about Caledonia's journey into filmmaking.
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Our international alumni network continues to expand across the globe. From Hollywood to Bollywood, our international community is thriving in the entertainment industry. Many of our international students have made Los Angeles their new home while studying entertainment arts. In honor of Asian Heritage Month and our international alumni community, we're spotlighting Helen Wu, Le Quy Duong, Kartik Vijay, and Zoey Yun.
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Oscar-winning production mixer Phillip Bladh went to The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The L.A. Film School in 2008. Now, in 2021 Phillip has won his first Oscar for his production mixing work on Sound of Metal starring Riz Ahmed.
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The pandemic hasn’t seemed to slow LAFS alumnus Flying Lotus down. Not only will his music be featured on the soundtrack of Netflix’s new anime series Yasuke out Thursday, April 29, but he’s also collaborating with Pitchfork on a new Sunday event series. Flying Lotus will DJ Lord Jones Sunday Bath Sessions, which takes place Sunday, May 2, at 8 p.m. EST.
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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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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.