LAFS Alumni have contributed to many popular TV shows and films. Here is where you can find them on major streaming platforms
Our alumni network extends to many facets of the entertainment industry. From lighting technicians to digital compositors, our alumni continue to earn credits on major productions. Last month we brought you a list of Marvel movies our alumni worked on, and it’s impressive! This time we’re bringing you a list of TV shows and films you can binge this summer. We’ve included four major streaming networks—Amazon, Netflix, Hulu and HBO.
Find more alumni contributions on our alumni news section.
Take Me To The Stars
Alumnus: Justin Scott Lawrence
Film Synopsis: Take Me to the Stars is about a disabled and space obsessed kid named Carl, who struggles with the heartbreaking loss of his mother while being challenged by his depressed, alcoholic father. Read more about Justin Scott Lawrence and his film, Take Me to the Stars.
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Alumnus: Derek Cooper
Show Synopsis: Set in 1950s Manhattan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel stars Rachel Brosnahan who plays Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a sunny, energetic, sharp, Jewish girl who had her life mapped out: go to college, find a husband, have kids, and throw the best Yom Kippur break-fasts in town. Then things take a turn when your comedy career takes off and her home life gets put on the back-burner.
Grace and Frankie
Alumnus: Timberly Matonic
Show Synopsis: The show follows Grace, a retired cosmetics mogul, and Frankie, a hippie art teacher, whose husbands, Robert and Sol, are successful divorce lawyers in San Diego. Grace and Frankie’s lives are turned upside down when Robert and Sol announce that they are in love with each other and are leaving their wives.
Alumnus Kyle Newacheck
Film Synopsis: Murder Mystery, a quirky, whodunit Netflix original starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler. Aniston and Adams play a couple who go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage but end up framed for murder.
Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez
Alumnus: Alex Trudeau Viriato
Film Synopsis: Through interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docuseries examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer.
Alumnus: Michelle Mason
Show Synopsis: Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened.
Alumnae: Katie Byron and Rachel Ferrara
Film Synopsis: Booksmart starring Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever is a high-school comedy about two best friends who throw caution to the wind and spend a wild night in search of the sickest senior party the night before graduation.
Alumnus: Alex Trudeau Viriato
Film Synopsis: This documentary explores the controversy around the birth of the iconic Air Jordan 1, the creation of the sneaker craze and its connection with pop culture and sociopolitical issues.
Alumnus: Marlon Rivas
Film Synopsis: Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people — and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm’s half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.
Alumnus: Alec Nickel
Film Synopsis: Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Alumni: Dave McGrory, Adam Mull, Michael RutKowski and Ruddy Salazar
Show Synopsis: Westworld is based on the 1973 Michael Crichton movie of the same name. Intended for rich vacationers, the futuristic park — which is looked after by robotic “hosts” — allows its visitors to live out their fantasies through artificial consciousness. No matter how illicit the fantasy may be, there are no consequences for the park’s guests, allowing for any wish to be indulged.
Alumnus: Jordan Wilby
Show Synopsis: Based on the popular graphic novel series, Watchmen uses the same characters in an alternate history. The show takes place in Tulsa, Okla., 34 years after the original story. The story follows a group of vigilantes who deal with a white supremacy group and hate crimes during modern times.