Emily Durkin
01 Apr 2020

Emily Durkin is a Filmmaking Powerhouse

To conclude our celebration of Women’s History Month, we shine the spotlight on Emily Durkin—L.A. Film staff member Emily was born in Waco, Texas and raised in Eudora, Kansas. After moving back to Waco, she graduated from Baylor University and moved to Los Angeles. She started working at The Los

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Taika Waititi
28 Jan 2020

Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Spill Their Best Advice

We Had 7 of the Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters on Campus for a Special Panel Discussion Writing is a skill, like any other, that takes practice and dedication. Stephen King wrote an entire book giving advice On Writing. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all

Anderson .Paak
28 Jan 2020

These Alumni Had a Hand in the 62nd Grammys

Music’s Biggest Night Honored Legendary Artists and Plenty of Newcomers The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of the L.A. Film School, recognizes our alumni who’ve made outstanding contributions to the music industry through their work on Grammy-winning albums. Congratulations! The 62nd Grammys aired with a somber tone after the

24 Jan 2020

Sir Lucian Grainge Joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lionel Richie, Shawn Mendez and Justin Bieber were just some of the celebrities in attendance for Sir Lucian Grainge’s Hollywood Star Ceremony The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Sir Lucian Grainge with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 23, 2020. You may not recognize Sir Lucian

Dolittle and Bombshell
20 Jan 2020

Chances Are You’ve Seen Our Alumni Work in Theaters

In theaters and streaming NOW: Underwater, Dolittle, Bombshell, Just Mercy, Togo (Disney+), Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (Netflix). Head across the street to Arclight Hollywood to catch a showing of Dolittle and you’ll see James Carretta’s name in the credits as assistant editor. Or maybe Bombshell is more

Greta Gerwig Little Women
15 Jan 2020

Greta Gerwig Visits Campus to Promote Little Women

Little Women captured hearts over the holidays and passed the $100 million mark in worldwide gross Director Greta Gerwig stopped by The Los Angeles Film School on Saturday, January 11, to talk with our students about her latest film, Little Women. Gerwig is nominated for a WGA award and scored

92nd Academy Awards
13 Jan 2020

Four Alumni Worked On Oscar-Nominated Films

2020 Oscar Nominations are here! Four LAFS Alumni worked on 6 films earning 19 Oscar nominations It’s January and you know what that means—Awards Season! The 92nd Academy Award nominations were released on Monday and three alumni worked on Oscar-nominated films. Our alumni worked on a total of six films