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The L.A. Film School Recognized for 4 Top Programs in the U.S.

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Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Los Angeles Film School to its list of programs assessed for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.
Clinton Sparks

Music Producer Clinton Sparks Talks to Students

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Clinton Sparks joined The L.A. Film School for a conversation about how to break into the music industry and win big. Sparks knows a thing or two about working in music. He's written and produced songs for top music artists such as Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Rick Ross and many more.
Top Film Schools-LAFS

Named Top Film School in 2021 by TheWrap

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The Los Angeles Film School is honored to be named in TheWrap's top film schools list for 2021. This is the fifth year in a row that the film program has been ranked among elite film schools across the country. TheWrap compiles the rankings each year through anonymous polling of more than 1,200 entertainment industry insiders, educators and filmmakers. Read more about the top film schools ranking.
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101 Things To Do Around The L.A. Film School Campus

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Want to know the best things to do and see in Los Angeles? Our list of 101 things to do in L.A. will help you discover the amazing sights and sounds of the Entertainment Capital of the World. Read more.
Latin Grammys 2021

Latin GRAMMY Nominations Showcase the Best in Latin Music

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Congratulations to our alumni from The L.A. Recording School, a division of The L.A. Film School, who contributed to this year's GRAMMY-nominated albums. Find out more.
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TV Producer and Entrepreneur Evelyn Brito Talks to Students

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Evelyn Brito is a first-generation Dominican American who was born in New York and raised in Boston. Hear Brito's story about how she moved across country to pursue her degree in filmmaking and producing.
Cristina Gallego

Influential Latin Filmmakers To Know

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As the Hispanic filmmaking community continues to grow, our hope is to keep adding to this list of notable Latin filmmakers. By no means is this an exhaustive attempt at showcasing all of the talented filmmakers that represent the Latin community in entertainment. We want to recognize those filmmakers who are paving the way for others to feel confident in their own abilities to make movies about their life's story and reshape the cinematic experience.
Emmys

Our Alumni Contribute to Emmy-Nominated Productions

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We are proud to recognize the talented alumni who worked on Emmy-nominated productions for the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmys. More than 25 alumni from different degree programs contributed their talents to productions including The Mandalorian, WandaVision and Pen15. Alum Josh Gitersonke (Film 2007) was personally nominated for Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program for his work as Director of Photography on The Amazing Race. This is Josh Gitersonke's eighth Emmy nomination. He previously won an Emmy for his camera work on the Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special.
Soul Food Dinner scene

Important Food Scenes in Black Cinema

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Whether we realize it or not, the food showcased in films gives important context to the characters and story. It helps ground the characters in reality. It helps to enhance the story's narrative. And it gives movie-goers a chance to see delicious foods from other cultures. Here are the different ways food appears in Black cinema and how it enhances the story by directly and indirectly speaking to the audience. Read our full movie list.