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film reel tips

Want to Make the Best Film Reel for Your Portfolio?

As a film student, you will start building a portfolio of work while in school to showcase your talents. A strong film reel is an important component of landing future jobs. To help you make the best film reel to show off your work, we asked our film career advisors for help. Charlotte Grady from our Career Development department shared 5 tips that will help get you started with creating your first film reel. Read more.
Academy Gold

The Academy Gold Internship Program With L.A. Film School

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led to more than 40 students and graduates participating in the summer internship program over the past 6 years. Read more.
Emmy Awards

Honoring the Largest Class of Alumni for Their Work on Emmy-Nominated Productions

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We are proud to announce our alumni's contributions to this year's Emmy-nominated productions. This is the largest group of alumni to represent TV productions across networks including last year's breakout hit The White Lotus and this year's thrilling fourth season of Stranger Things. Four alumni were personally nominated for outstanding cinematography, picture editing and production design, and will be competing for individual awards. Read more.
L.A. Film School Student

What are Binaural Beats and How Can They Help You Focus?

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Studies show that binaural beats increase a person’s working memory by helping the brain organize and retain information that is stored throughout the day for successful reasoning, comprehension and goal-directed behavior. It can help with relieving anxiety and enhancing cognitive focus and creativity. Read more about binaural beats.
Unreal Engine 5

Can’t-Miss Features in Unreal Engine 5

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If you’ve been hanging out in gaming and animation circles on the internet, you’ve probably heard a lot of talk about a tool that’s making big waves in the gaming world: Unreal Engine 5. Here are three of the game-changing features that are helping UE5 set a new standard for the future of entertainment.
Juneteenth

In Honor of Juneteenth

Here are 20 Social Justice-Centered Films to Watch Now Juneteenth marks a date of major significance in American history. Why is Juneteenth so important? Juneteenth refers to the emancipation day celebrated by African Americans in the…
Love Simon

10 LGBTQ+ Movies (from the 2010s) to Watch

June is the official month of Pride for the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re streaming these contemporary LGBTQ+ themed films all month long. But honestly, we suggest watching these films, again and again, any time of year. We chose films from the 2010s for easy access to streaming, but there are countless essential classics to watch if you can find them. Stay cool this summer and let’s dive into our top 10 LGBTQ+ f
LA Film Student Clubs

Student life at The L.A. Film School

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The L.A. Film School Student Clubs encourage community collaboration, camaraderie, and connection beyond specific classes and programs, for both on campus and online students. L.A. Film School clubs are driven by students and guided by staff, and are open for membership to students from all degree programs.​​​​​​​
Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Resources for College Students

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…