What do I need to do to graduate?
(besides the academic requirements)
Click here for the check list.

What if I miss the deadline to submit my Graduation Application?
By missing the deadline, you are risking not being included in the official printed graduation program and possibly not receiving your diploma within six to eight weeks.

I am not participating in the ceremony. Do I still need to submit a Graduation Application?

What is happening and when?
Ceremony/Screening Times will be announced week of graduation

Step & Repeat Photo Op: 1 hour prior to ceremony in the Main Theater lobby
Guest Sign-In Start: 1 hour prior to ceremony start
LARS Music showcase:  Plays prior ceremony and screening start

How long will it take to receive my diploma?
Similar to other colleges, it takes six to eight weeks for your diploma to be sent out.

What time should I be there?
Grads – 45 Minutes prior to Ceremony Start. Ceremony Guests – Seating begins 1 hour prior to the Ceremony start
Film Screening – Seating begins approx. 1  hour prior to Screening start
Thesis Project Screening Time – 15 minutes after the afternoon ceremony

How many guests can I bring?
Graduation Ceremony:  Graduates are limited to four guests due to theater capacity.

Will there be a professional photographer on hand?
We have a professional photographer who takes head shots before the ceremony starts in the main theater lobby area, as well as during the ceremony.

Be sure to check out our official Los Angeles Film School Facebook page, where you may find additional event photos posted.

Is there Parking designated for Graduation?
No. All of the local parking lots, as well as our own (located at the corner of Selma and Ivar), are open for regular business hours and fees.

How long will Graduation last?
The length of the ceremony and screening depends on the number of graduates and total run time of films.  You will be given a tentative time-line during rehearsal.

Where is Graduation?
The Graduation Ceremony is held in the Main Theater, Building 1. The screening is also held in the Main Theater, Building 1.  The building is located at 6363 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028.