Student Spring Break
This is a reminder that school is closed next week for the Spring Break holiday. There will be no classes starting Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3. Enjoy your break and we’ll see you back on campus for the new term!
What does it take to be a VFX artist in today's competitive climate? Join Career Development as Talent Manager Laura Coumbe and a VFX artist from CoSA VFX chat about the VFX field and answer questions about breaking into the world of VFX! CoSA VFX has been doing visual effects since 2009 on features and TV including Stranger Things, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead, Agents of Shield and Gotham.
Los Angeles Film School is thrilled to partner once again with one of Hollywood's largest employers - Entertainment Partners! Join us on Zoom on April 7th at 11am PT and connect directly with Talent Acquisition and Hiring Executives from Entertainment Partners! Learn about current opportunities, participate in a live Q&A session, and learn how you can GET HIRED! Don't miss this LAFS exclusive! Register now for the ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT!
Freestyling, battling, and storytelling have always been powerful dynamics to music and spoken word. So, in honor of World Poetry Day, we want to hear your hardest bars and best verses in this live lyric battle. Remember, no melodies, no beats – just lyrics, rhymes and poetry. All programs are welcome to submit...
Missed it the first time? Join us for the replay of our virtual event featuring Grammy-nominated actress and singer Antonique Smith, actress Nia Fairweather, Emmy nominated actress Crystal Lee Brown, and Keena Ferguson. Learn about not only breaking into the business, but the art of building multiple creative streams of income while building a name for yourself in the industry.
The third Sweded Film Club meeting will be on Tuesday April 12th at 7pm EST!
Sweded Films are recreations of existing movies with little to no budget, no special effects, and, often, hilarious acting. Bring some examples of your favorite short Sweded films and we can watch them together! We will also discuss our strategy for working together on our own short film.
Check out some Sweded films on YouTube: Cinemadrome
Join Career Development for an exclusive webinar event featuring DistroKid! Learn how to distribute your music worldwide to all streaming platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and much more. Submit your music now for a chance to be reviewed by the DistroKid team during the event. A special offer will also be given to those in attendance. Don’t miss this chance to ask questions and learn how to get discovered all over the world!
The next Veteran Convos will be held on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022, at 12:00 P.M, Pacific Time. The topic will be "Spring Cleaning: Decluttering Your Mind." Mental clutter can be caused when we are stressed about something. We will discuss strategies that you can utilize to practice mindfulness, declutter your mind, and live in the moment. Therapist, Randy Brown, will also join us to support and answer any questions that you may have.
**Bring your pens, papers, and dancing shoes for a fun activity!**
What makes a poem, a poem? Join the Critical Thinkers Society during Poetry Month to find out! Come write your best poem for a chance to win a multi-device keyboard that connects to your phone/tablet so that you can write with ease with all your tech devices!
Sponsored by the Entertainment Business program, Michael Price came to campus and discussed his first foray into the entertainment industry. Featuring failed pitches and learning professional lessons the hard way, Price eventually found himself writing one of the most successful shows of all-time, The Simpsons, and co-creating F is for Family with comedian Bill Burr.
Join us for the Virtual All-Access Studio Tour and learn more about our programs and Hollywood campus! If you are interested in attending please contact an admissions representative or RSVP here: http://Lafilm.edu/rsvp
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Time: 10:30 AM PT/1:30 PM ET
Introduction by Donna Loyd, Liberal Arts Instructor & SAGAFTRA member.
In this workshop students will learn how to produce a student film under the SAGFTRA Micro budget. Find out how this will help the indie producers working with extremely limited budgets. A truly viable, informative workshop encompassing all aspects of production considerations including but not limited to: Qualifications for Student Film and Micro-Budget Agreement, SAG-AFTRA Signatory Process, Use of Minors, Use of Animals, Use of Stunts, Nudity & More!
Do you want to pursue a career in television? LAFS Career Development is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive virtual chat with Nathan Varni, Executive Director of Current Programming at Disney ABC Television. An entertainment industry veteran executive whose credits include Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, and The Connors, to name a few, Nathan will be sharing his experiences and answering your questions about breaking into the exciting world of television. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with Nathan live on Zoom. Register now!
LARS Live! We're Back!!
Back on campus, back in the Ivar and STREAMING our Ivar Theatre LARS Live stage performance this month on Thursday April 28th at 6pm. You don't want to miss this amazing show showcasing not only our talented musical performances but our amazing Event Management class including LARS audio students, LAFS film students, and LAFS Entertainment Business students!!!
Follow us on Instagram for updates and artists profiles @larsliveofficial
Have you considered a career in comics and graphic novels? Alumnus and career writer with more than a dozen titles, Rylend Grant, thinks you should! Rylend moderated this virtual panel discussion with creatives who have worked extensively in film/television AND found success in comics. The panel featured Melody Cooper (OMNI), David Avallone (Elvira Meets Vincent Price), Amanda Deibert (DC Super Hero Girls), and David Booher(Canto, Alien Bounty Hunter). As Hollywood becomes more and more Intellectual Property driven, the future belongs to those who create and control their own original ideas. Catch this discussion to learn how you can start doing just that, with all the skills you already have!
ARwall is on the cusp of creating a whole new world with LED Walls and the Unreal Engine. Event discussion will include their innovative approach to productions for The Jim Henson Company, NBC Universal and more, as well as how they created their own technology for use across the board from indie projects to big-scale corporate productions. You won’t want to miss this enlightening talk!
Students check your email or Connect for link to join!
Did you know that the iconic Lil Jon song, "Some Cut" used a squeaky chair to create the most memorable part of the beat? How about that Timbaland's famous baby sound effect in "Are You That Somebody" almost didn't happen? Also, LARS Alumni Ari Levine used egg crates and packing bubbles to create some of Bruno Mars' biggest hits.
In this interactive conversation, we chat with music producers and executives on how to utilize budget friendly, everyday household items, to use in your songs.
Ruben Garcia (BY alumni and Guitarist)
Jason Griffin (formerly of Apple Music and Producer of Live Events)
Students check Connect or email for link to RSVP!
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