The Wrap

The Los Angeles Film School Included in The Wrap’s Top 50 Film Schools 2023

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The Wrap magazine ranks The Los Angeles (L.A.) Film School as one of the top film schools in the U.S., as a part of its Top 50 Film Schools for 2023 ranking. Released annually, this list is compiled based on data points such as student body demographics, class sizes, networking opportunities, as well as insights from industry experts. This accolade signifies the school's commitment to creating an immersive curriculum that integrates technical knowledge with artistic exploration and creativity, taught by industry-experienced professionals.
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We Made Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools List for 2023

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The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The L.A. Film School, has been named one of Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Business Schools of 2023.  This list recognizes the range of degrees we offer, our impressive campus facilities as well as our active speaker roster, such as SunPop’s managing partner Will Tenney, who recently visited the campus to speak with students.

Chuck D & Lorrie Boula to Headline 9th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors ‘State of Music in Media’ Conference at the Los Angeles Film School

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Legendary rapper and leader of the hip hop group Public Enemy Chuck D will headline the Guild of Music Supervisors 9TH ANNUAL 'STATE OF MUSIC IN MEDIA' CONFERENCE alongside iconic hip hop artist Salt (Cheryl “Salt” James), of Salt-n-Pepa, as they celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop.

The Los Angeles Film School Makes Filmmaker Magazine’s 2023 Film School Guide

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The Los Angeles (L.A.) Film School was included in FILMMAKER Magazine’s 2023 Film School Guide. Produced annually, the Film School Guide highlights the nation’s top public and private film schools, providing its readers with pertinent information including admissions deadlines, degree programs and notable alumni.

The Best of Spotlight Week 2023

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The 4th Annual Spotlight Week celebration and Spotlight Awards were a huge success! The annual event showcased some of the biggest names in the entertainment and tech space.

Spotlight Week Event Schedule

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Get ready to join our biggest event of the year! Spotlight Week is an interactive celebration that brings students and alumni together for a week-long event series that begins Monday, June 26.

Meet Jeff Barnes, President of Record Plant Studios

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As a SoCal native, Jeff Barnes has been in and around the entertainment industry for most of his life. Jeff’s music business career took off once he landed an internship at Record Plant Studios in Hollywood. Unbeknownst to Jeff at the time, Record Plant would become a foundational job path and lead him to spend most of his career with the studio as President. Read more.

Meet Paquita Hughes, Independent Producer and Locations Manager

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Paquita Hughes discovered her talents for producing and landed on the sets of major productions including HBO’s Perry Mason, Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere and Peacock’s Bel-Air. Paquita is a location scout/manager and resides in Los Angeles with her daughter. In 2023, The L.A. Film School nominated Paquita for the Spotlight Academy where she will be inducted on June 29, 2023, in a live ceremony at Ivar Theatre.

Meet Phillip Bladh, Oscar-Winning Production Sound Mixer

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Phillip Bladh is among a small subset of people who can say they’ve personally won an Oscar. The number of Oscar winners is under 5,000 as of today. As our first known Oscar-winning alumni, we are proud to induct Phillip into our Spotlight Academy Class of 2023.