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We’re always looking for opportunities to highlight alumni with cool industry credentials but who are also relatable to current students. Well, it doesn’t get more relatable than someone who describes themselves as "a full-time Ace Hardware cashier by day and a screenwriter by night" For this alumni interview, we chatted with Caledonia Hanson, a recent Film Production graduate. Read more about Caledonia's journey into filmmaking.
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Our international alumni network continues to expand across the globe. From Hollywood to Bollywood, our international community is thriving in the entertainment industry. Many of our international students have made Los Angeles their new home while studying entertainment arts. In honor of Asian Heritage Month and our international alumni community, we're spotlighting Helen Wu, Le Quy Duong, Kartik Vijay, and Zoey Yun.
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The pandemic hasn’t seemed to slow LAFS alumnus Flying Lotus down. Not only will his music be featured on the soundtrack of Netflix’s new anime series Yasuke out Thursday, April 29, but he’s also collaborating with Pitchfork on a new Sunday event series. Flying Lotus will DJ Lord Jones Sunday Bath Sessions, which takes place Sunday, May 2, at 8 p.m. EST.
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The Barrier Breakers event series highlights writers, filmmakers, executives, music industry professionals and entertainment icons who not only excel in their industry but continue to pave the way for others by fighting for diversity, inclusion and representation. The L.A. Film School hosted a special Barrier Breakers virtual event focused on women in digital media.
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We take you through the history of K-pop, one of the world's most talked-about music genres of the 21st century. Discover how K-pop groups like BTS, EXO, Seventeen and BLACKPINK became successful here in America and abroad.
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Over the years, we’ve had countless Hollywood directors, screenwriters and cinematographers impart their wisdom to students. In honor of Black History Month, we’re revisiting three top African American filmmakers who spoke on campus and shared invaluable insights into the entertainment business.
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In honor of Black History Month, we're celebrating some of the most influential Black LGBTQ+ artists in the entertainment industry. Their work is inspirational and impactful, not to mention the incredible obstacles they have overcome to be seen for the true artists they are. These individuals are also among the first Black LGBTQ+ artists to win Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes.
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We interviewed Chase Thomas after he graduated with his Bachelor’s in Entertainment Business from the L.A. Film School. Chase talks about his theater company Carmine Entertainment, how he got started in musical theater, and where he is headed as a Broadway producer and business owner.
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Issa Rae's new Seen & Heard HBO doc premieres this Fall HBO is producing a new two-part series on the history of Black television. On August 5, HBO announced that they are teaming up with Issa Rae, the star and co-creator of Insecure,…