Unbanned
14 Aug 2019

Editor from Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1

Alex Trudeau Viriato worked in branded content for Nike, The North Face, Blue Origin and Verizon before editing Hulu’s “Unbanned” documentary. Narrowing the Focus I graduated from San Francisco State University in 2008 with a degree in Marketing. I tested the waters of the business industry very briefly before I

09 Aug 2019

Introducing The Spotlight Academy

  Here’s to 20 Years in Hollywood!   To commemorate our 20th anniversary, we created our first-ever Spotlight Academy. The Spotlight Academy recognizes the sustained and significant accomplishments of our alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the entertainment arts, including film, television, music, audio, gaming and media industries. Our

Hobbs & Shaw
07 Aug 2019

This Summer Blockbuster is Heating Up with Alumni Credits

Photo via THR LAFS alumni Cody Troxel and Marlon Rivas contributed their talents to Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw The beloved, and long-running, Fast & Furious franchise released its first official spinoff—Hobbs & Shaw. So far, the film has made $220 Million in ticket sales at the Box Office since its

06 Aug 2019

How This International Alum Made it to Hollywood

#LAFSTURNS20 Alumni Spotlight—Jonah Ndirite For our 20th-anniversary spotlight series, #LAFSTURNS20, we’re shining the spotlight on international Music Production alumnus, Jonah Ndirite. Welcome to International Month! During August, we’ll be highlighting our international alumni who’ve made Hollywood part of their entertainment career journey. The Los Angeles Film School welcomes students from

Hannah Lux Davis
24 Jul 2019

Hannah Lux Davis Dominates The VMAs

Hannah Lux Davis proves once again to be one of the most in-demand talents in the music video industry The 2019 MTV Video Music Award nominations are in, and 2006 Film alumna Hannah Lux Davis has racked up eight nominations leading up the big awards show on Monday, August 26.

Marlon Rivas
24 Jul 2019

ANIMATION ALUM MARLON RIVAS WORKED ON SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

The Animation Alum Has Worked On Everything From Aquaman To Hobbs & Shaw Marlon Rivas is an Animation program alum who has seen his career explode over the past several years. You’ve likely seen his work on films such as Spider-Man:Far From Home, Westworld, or the DC superhero film, Aquaman.

Emmy Nominations
16 Jul 2019

LAFS at the 2019 Emmys

Congratulations to the 37 alumni who worked on 31 Emmy-nominated Productions for 2019 We are proud to recognize the talented alumni who worked on Emmy-nominated productions for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmys. The Academy has roughly 24,000 voting members who decide on the nominations, and who ultimately select the winners

LA Recording School
25 Jun 2019

Inside Recording Arts with Sheyenne Sims

#LAFSTURNS20 Alumni Spotlight—Sheyenne Sims For our 20th-anniversary spotlight series, #LAFSTURNS20, we’re shining the spotlight on recording arts alumna, Sheyenne Sims. Sheyenne is a multitalented recording artist—she sings, raps, plays guitar, and engineers, too. We interviewed Sheyenne after an alumni mixer and listened as she shared thoughtful responses about overcoming the

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