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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Resources for College Students

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Students today have more stressors with rigorous academic schedules, full-time job requirements and the personal obligations of day-to-day life. This can often lead to burnout and take a toll on a student’s overall well-being. At The…
Oscar Trivia

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Oscars

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As a film school, we always get excited during this time of year to celebrate filmmaking and the creative minds behind every production. Winning an Oscar is considered the ultimate recognition of honor in film and entertainment. As we inch closer to Oscar Sunday, we are sharing 10 things you probably didn’t know about the #Oscars.
Animation Online

Q&A with Our Online Animation Degree Program Director

The online animation degree is a sought-after program at The Los Angeles Film School due to its remote flexibility and in-depth course offerings. Our online program director Kenneth Norman recently did a Q&A with Animation Magazine about the online animation degree. If you are interested in learning more about the animation programs, follow this link to keep reading.
female filmmakers at LAFS

A Collection of Stories Celebrating Women’s History Month

Happy Women's History Month! In honor of the women who have made contributions to the film and entertainment industry, we are resharing empowering stories from alumnae interviews, guest speakers and industry leaders who are all female. We hope their stories inspire all people to advance in their careers and create equal opportunities for all to work and thrive in the entertainment industry.
Rams Super Bowl

L.A. Film School Represents at Sunday’s Big Game

Several of our very own alumni and an instructor separately contributed to Super Bowl commercials for Jeep®, T-Mobile and Expedia. We are proud of those who represented The L.A. Film School community and played an important part in making this year's game the most entertaining one yet.
Melvin Van Peebles

The History of Black Filmmakers Who Changed Hollywood

Some would argue that the 2010s was the banner decade for Black filmmaking, but the real foundation happened long before then. There were many influential Black artists throughout the 21st Century who paved the way for people like Jordan Peele and Steve McQueen to excel as filmmakers. As we've become familiar with the last decade of Black filmmakers, it's vital to take a look back in film history at the Black storytellers who started it all.
MLK Day

A Day of Service in Honor of Dr. King

As we reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s work as an activist, we encourage all of you reading this to spend MLK Day serving your own communities. Here at The Los Angeles Film School, we observe MLK Day as an official day off for students, staff and faculty. This is your time for reflection and service. If you are able to lend your time to the community, here are great service organizations to devote time to this MLK Day.
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Top Entertainment Moments at The L.A. Film School

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As we look forward to a brighter 2022, we are excited to have all Los Angeles Film School students return to campus in January. We reflect on the past year through the many milestones we've met, accomplishments achieved, and relationships strengthened. It is because of the tremendous work and dedication of our wonderful school community that we are a leader in entertainment education. From elite degree program rankings to our recording arts alum Phillip Bladh taking home an Oscar for Best Sound, these are the highlights over the past year.
Gift Guide for Music Lovers

Gift Ideas for the Music Lover in Your Life

We know our L.A. Recording School students and alumni are a passionate group who love the recording industry. When it comes time for holiday gift-giving, here are gift ideas for your best friend who always introduces you to new music, your cousin who loves making beats and your sister who shops at record stores.