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Spike Lee at L.A. Film School

Famous Filmmakers Visit The L.A. Film School

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.
Into The Unknown Songwriters

2020 Oscar-Nominated Songwriters at LAFS

Songwriters from Frozen 2, Rocketman, Breakthrough and Harriet spoke to students about their most memorable career moments and how they've succeeded in this business Cynthia Erivo, Bernie Taupin, Diane Warren, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and…
Taika Waititi

Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Spill Their Best Advice

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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…
War For The Planet Of The Apes

War For The Planet Of The Apes Q&A With Matt Reeves

Matt Reeves, the writer/director of War For The Planet Of The Apes, speaks on campus Matt Reeves is known for his work on films including Cloverfield, The Cabin In The Woods and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. In his second visit on campus,…
Clive Davis

Clive Davis Q&A Live-Stream

Clive Davis, a revelatory Music Producer, shared his story of success in our Main Theatre Clive Davis is truly a music industry icon. To a great degree, his work in the field helped sculpt the music landscape that we know and love today. If…
Shrek

Shrek Director Vicky Jenson Shares Advice

“Stay Hungry” and Other Advice from Vicky Jenson The director of Shrek talks about animation, directing, film festivals and her career in the Biz Vicky Jenson started her career painting backgrounds for Hanna Barbara cartoons. She worked…
Deadpool

Deadpool Screening & Q&A with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick

From Zombieland to Deadpool, screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick find their voice with superhero movies Deadpool, a comic book film based on a red-suited antihero and starring Ryan Reynolds, crushed all box office…
Director James Gunn

Guardians of The Galaxy Screening with Writer/Director James Gunn

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Writer/Director James Gunn On Wednesday, December 17, The Los Angeles Film School hosted a screening of Guardians of the Galaxy a film depicting a misfit gang of heroes as they explore the galaxy. The film is a triumph of heart,…