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How Hollywood is Bouncing Back

The Film Industry Gets Back to Work We could all use some good news, right? These days, the current climate makes good news hard to find. But it’s out there - we know it is. In the entertainment industry, the good news orbits a single…
Issa Rae

Seen & Heard Documentary Looks at The History of Black Television

Issa Rae's new Seen & Heard HBO doc premieres this Fall HBO is producing a new two-part series on the history of Black television. On August 5, HBO announced that they are teaming up with Issa Rae, the star and co-creator of Insecure,…
LAFS Media Communications Online

How To Build a Better Brand in 2020 (and Beyond)

Start Your Journey in Entertainment. Earn Your Media Communications Degree. Great news! We are developing even more ways to support students and prepare them for the entertainment industry. Starting this month, The Los Angeles Film School…
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The Best of FAME Week 2020

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Highlights From Virtual FAME Week at The L.A. Film School We flipped the script on our annual FAME Week this year. Instead of hosting events in-person, The Los Angeles Film School held its FAME Week festival and Spotlight Awards entirely…
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Five Things Filmmakers Can Offer Entrepreneurs

Filmmakers' Advice to Business Entrepreneurs As "normal" life has drastically changed in 2020, many people are discovering new ways to make a living. If you’re a recent college graduate looking to start a new business venture, we think…
Black is King

Top 6 Albums of the Year (So Far)

We Asked Your Top Albums of 2020: Here Are Your Picks! We know it’s only August, but the top albums downloaded and listened to makes it pretty clear what we’re craving in 2020. Here’s a look at the top six albums so far this year…
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5 Films Shot with a Smartphone

Filmmakers Who Opted to use a Smartphone to Shoot Their Films While it’s nice to have access to state-of-the-art equipment and specialty lenses, some filmmakers are choosing to take their skills and apply them to the camera in their…
FAME WEEK

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FAME WEEK Festin' Welcome to our second annual FAME WEEK! This year we're going all out in a virtual setting. Join us for a festival that brings students, alumni, faculty and staff together for activities, industry guest panels and our…
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Becoming a More Inclusive Filmmaker

How Hollywood Contributed to Systemic Racism Inclusion has long been an issue in the entertainment industry—from a lack of representation to stereotyping, to blatant racism—and Hollywood is reckoning with itself once again. Inclusivity…