Oz Rodriguez

How to Use Video Chat

From class projects to industry insider events, we’re spending more time connecting virtually than ever before. Yet despite these new but strange circumstances we’re still expected to put our best foot—or in this case, face—forward. Follow these simple video conference tips to make a lasting impression on your next audition tape, job interview or class project.
PA on set

What You Should Know as a First-Time PA

As a PA, your main job is to make everyone else’s easier. We're giving you the inside scoop on how to nail your PA gig as a first timer. These tips also apply to graduates who is starting out in the entertainment industry.
11th Annual Salute

A Look Back at 11 Years of Annual Salute

We are proud of the men and women who have not only served our country but have seized the opportunity to pursue their passion for entertainment. Veterans in the entertainment industry know how to overcome obstacles and push the boundaries of their creative pursuits.
St. Vincent New York

When Visual Art and Music Collide

Art comes in many forms. But what do you get when a musical artist and a visual artist bring their two mediums together? The results are complex videos with compelling imagery that is unique from their more mainstream counterparts. To show the range of what's possible, we put together some of our favorite collaborations.
2020 Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween at The Los Angeles Film School

If 2020 has brought us anything, it's a roller coaster of emotions. Not that we need more scares (of a serious nature) this year, but we present you with our Halloween Horror virtual events recap! Hats off to everyone who participated. The…
Jessica Young

Honoring Army Veteran Jessica Young

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Meet our Military Student Success Advisor Jessica Young. Jessica is part of our veteran alumni community and helps current military students transition into college life.
John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Best Practical Effects in Horror Movies

CGI was not always what it is today. Through the years, its progression and advancements has been fast-moving, making a film that included CGI look dated a handful of years later. To lengthen the life of their films, many directors opted…
Top 50 Film Schools

Top Film Schools According to TheWrap

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We are honored to be ranked in TheWrap's annual College Issue for the fourth year in a row! Our Film Degree Program is listed among top U.S. schools for filmmaking and entertainment business. Despite this year's abrupt shift from on-campus…
Get Out

Subtle Ways to Boost Terror in Your Horror Film

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner And Never Leaving: Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rose (Allison Williams) in Get Out. Production Design Hacks to Heighten the Horror Much of what makes a good horror film, well, a good horror film relies on aspects…