Announcing the 5th Annual Spotlight Awards

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The Los Angeles Film School will host its 5th annual Spotlight Awards ceremony celebrating the new Spotlight Academy Class of 2024 members. This year’s Spotlight Awards will be an in-person celebration, as well as on a live stream, at Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on September 12. Stay tuned for updates on special guest appearances from entertainment industry leaders and exclusive chats with the inductees during the show. 

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