Save the Date for Our Biggest Campus Festival Coming September 16 – 20


LAFS FAME WEEK

We’re partying like it’s 1999! Join us for our F.A.M.E. WEEK, which honors our school’s legacy in the entertainment industry! This month, we’re welcoming the entire LAFS community including current students, faculty, staff and alumni to attend our events during F.A.M.E. WEEK. Starting on Monday, September 16, 2019, there will be a series of events all themed around our degree programs, including Q&A panels with entertainment industry professionals, outdoor screenings, art battles, giveaways, and food trucks featuring a taste of Los Angeles.

F.A.M.E. Week will culminate with the Spotlight Awards Ceremony on Friday, September 20, 2019, which will honor five alumni who have had tremendous success in their fields of the entertainment industry. Students will be able to watch the ceremony via live stream at designated viewing parties on campus.

Be sure to check out our live-stream page and our social media accounts for all of our exciting F.A.M.E. Week happenings!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students can RSVP by logging into the Connect Site to submit their RSVP for each event here.


Monday, Sept 16


Platinum Record Ceremony: Alumni Henrique Andrade

Time:

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Location:

6353 Sunset Blvd., B2

About Event:

The Los Angeles Film School is hosting a Platinum Record Ceremony for alumnus and recording engineer Henrique Andrade in honor of his work on Zayn’s album, Mind Of Mine.


Alumni Publishing Panel and Book Signing

Time:

Book Signing 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Location:

Admission Theatre/B2 Lobby

About Event:

Writers Panel discussion with alumni authors from diverse genres detailing their writing and publishing experiences followed by a book signing. Q&A with Simone Bartesaghi, Khara Campbell, Rylend Grant, Julian Lara and Julian Starks.


Animation Alumni Clio Award Winners Panel

Time:

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:

6353 Sunset, B2 Theatre

About Event:

Alumni and Clio Award winners Greg Bolton, Chris Evans and Louis Kaufman discuss making Can You Walk The Walk? Virtual Reality Experience and their subsequent Clio Award win. The Clio Awards is an annual award program that recognizes innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication, as judged by an international panel of advertising professionals.


Gold Record Ceremony: Alumni Nick Henriques

Time:

6:30 PM (Immediately before Hitmakers Panel)

Location:

B2 Record Wal

About Event:

The Los Angeles Film School will be presenting alumni Nick Henriques with a Gold Record Album for his work Loud Luxury’s single Body followed by a Q&A.


Alumni Hitmakers Panel

Time:

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event:

Find out what it takes to make chart-topping music from Gold and Platinum Record-winning alumni Nick Henriques, Jordan George and Henrique Andrade.


Tuesday, Sept 17


Constitution Day

Time:

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location:

Vet Center

About Event:

Join us for a celebration that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. There will be coffee and cake plus trivia for chances to win prizes!



Selma Backlot Bash

Time:

1:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:

Selma Backlot

About Event:

A Selma backlot takeover with Hubert’s Lemonade, Yalla’s, Dina’s Dumplings, Oaxaca On Wheels, silent disco, movies and lawn games! Play to win prizes and more!


Emmy-nominated Entertainment Business Alumni PSA Panel

Time:

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event:

Instructor Donna Loyd will lead a panel discussion about the making of PSA Your Sight, Our Vision and subsequent Telly Award win and Emmy nomination. Panelists include the alumni that worked on the PSA and Donna Loyd. Featuring Alumni: Trisha Ybarreche, Devin Banks and Leon Hogg. The Telly Award honors excellence in video and television across all screens.


Why Content Matters: Marketing Strategies for Entertainment Business

Time:

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event

Instructor Clayton Guiltner will lead a panel discussion with entertainment industry professionals including, Torre Catalano, Jake Bulgarino and Patrick Stephen Brown.


Wednesday, Sept 18


Cine Gear Expo

Time:

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location:

B2 Lobby

About Event:

An all-day Gear Expo featuring the latest in film, music and audio technology from companies like RED, Native Instruments, Quasar Science LLC, Roland, Canon, Advanced Video Systems, Sony & more! Stop by and meet the professionals leading the way in the industry today! Enter to win gear and prizes.

You could win: $3K SONY CAMERA, Occulus Rift with Motion Controllers, Virtual Room Experience Tickets, 32″ Insignia TV and MORE!


Animation Smash Panel and Product Display

Time:

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event:

With Special Guest: Damian Szeibert

Animation alumni and current Disney Modeler and Digital Sculptor Damian Szeibert will be signing some of his creations for our school. Stop by for a talk led by Animation Program Director Joffery Black as they discuss the world of animation today and the different job opportunities in the industry.


LAFS Screening: THE ANGEL followed by a Q&A with director and alumni, Ariel Vromen

Time:

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event:

Directed by alumnus Ariel Vromen, The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel is based on the NYT bestselling book by Uri Bar-Joseph.


Thursday, Sept 19


Platinum Record Ceremony: Spotlight Academy Inductee, Andrés F. Borda Zabala

Time:

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location:

B2 Record Wall

About Event:

The Los Angeles Film School will be presenting Spotlight Academy Inductee, Andrés F. Borda Zabala Platinum Album for his work on Carlos Vives’ Album, VIVES.


Audio Engineer Society (AES) Panel: Rene Garcia, Gustavo Borner and Spotlight Academy Inductee, Andrés F. Borda Zabala

Time:

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:

Main Theater

About Event:

Audio Engineering Society (AES) panel moderated by Grammy winner, Gustavo Borner, known for Guardians of the Galaxy, speaks with René Garcia and Andrés F. Borda Zabala.


Friday, Sept 20


The Spotlight Awards: Student Watch Party

Time:

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location:

B2 Lobby

About Event:

Join your fellow students as we screen the inaugural Spotlight Awards! There will be food, drinks, trivia and raffle prizes!


The Spotlight Awards: Staff and Alumni Watch Party

Time:

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location:

Main Theatre

About Event:

Join your fellow staff members as we screen our first-ever Spotlight Awards! Food and drinks will be provided.


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