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Meet Jeff Barnes, President of Record Plant StudiosAlumni News & Interviews, Featured
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.
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Meet Paquita Hughes, Independent Producer and Locations ManagerAlumni News & Interviews, Featured
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.
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Meet Phillip Bladh, Oscar-Winning Production Sound MixerAlumni News & Interviews, Featured
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.
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Meet Samantha Wilkins, Art Outsource Supervisor at Riot GamesAlumni News & Interviews, Blog, Featured
Samantha Wilkins currently works at Riot Games in Los Angeles. Her responsibilities and talent transitioned seamlessly from VFX to video games as she joined Riot Games as an Art Outsource Supervisor for VALORANT, the now top trending FPS tactical hero shooter game. In 2023, The L.A. Film School nominated Samantha for the Spotlight Academy where she will be inducted on June 29, 2023, in a live ceremony at Ivar Theatre.
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Variety Magazine Names The Los Angeles Film School to its 2023 Top Film Schools ListAccolades, Blog, Featured
Variety Magazine ranked The Los Angeles (L.A.) Film School as one of the top film schools in the U.S., as a part of its 2023 Entertainment Education Impact Report. Produced annually, the report highlights the nation’s top programs in all areas of filmmaking. Receiving the accolade for a ninth consecutive year shines a light on the school’s talented students and faculty, as well as on its focused education model featuring both on-campus and online programs.
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Get Ready for The Spotlight Awards 2023Alumni News & Interviews, Featured
The Los Angeles Film School will host its 4th annual Spotlight Awards ceremony honoring the new members of the Spotlight Academy Class of 2023. This year’s award show will be a LIVE, in-person celebration at Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, California. 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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Want to know the key to making a lasting impact as a leader?Articles, Featured
At times, finding harmony between running an organization and truly caring for the individuals that make up the organization, can be a challenge. We need to remind ourselves, as leaders, that there is an ever-present human component to accomplishing our mission. Keep reading a letter on leadership from President Tammy Elliott.
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Behind the Scenes of Shazam! Fury of the Gods–Sound EffectsAlumni News & Interviews, Featured
We interviewed alum Matt Cavanaugh at his home studio in Burbank, CA, and talked about all things sound effects for the new Shazam sequel. Matt was part of the team of sound effects editors who worked on the creature sounds and action sequences for Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Check out our interview and follow along as Matt shares a behind-the-scenes look into what it was like working as a sound effects editor on Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie.
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Film Alum Kylie Hazzard on Her Music, Film and Photography CareerAlumni News & Interviews, Featured
L.A. Film School alum Kylie Hazzard has a creative edge that most people only dream of discovering within themselves. A triple threat with music, film and photography, Hazzard stays busy creating all sorts of interesting side projects in her home studio in Los Angeles. We're excited to catch back up with Hazzard about working for FOX Sports Super Bowl coverage and the other creative projects she has in the works.