LAFS x Entertainment Partners Hiring Event July 2022
The Los Angeles Film School was thrilled to welcome back one of the biggest employers in Hollywood, Entertainment Partners this past July! Don’t miss this LAFS exclusive Zoom event with Hiring Managers and Recruiters who have already hired LAFS grads just like you and learn how YOU could be the next one to join their thriving team!
Alumni Relations Presents Vicente Peña: Music Industry Strategies
Alumni Relations presents former LAFS attendee Vicente Peña! Currently serving as the VP of Bungalo Records, which is exclusively distributed by Universal Music Group, Vicente has over 20 years of experience in the music industry and has been at the forefront of independent and major distribution! In this virtual industry webinar Vicente gives you tips and strategies on how to get a distribution deal – Indie or Major, which is better for your career, and how to market your music releases, along with so much more!
Career Development Presents: How to Thrive in an Animation Career
Award-winning director, writer, animator, and Disney Imagineer Jacob Patrick recently joined LAFS for an in-depth can’t miss interview. From humble beginnings to highly sought-after animator and storyteller, Jacob has been an animator since 2003, on projects such as Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Horton Hears A Who, God of War II, Batman, Arkham Asylum, and I am Legend. He’s also worked on effects for Speed Racer, Men in Black, Oz the Great and Powerful, Arrow, The Flash and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Jacob is currently a Senior Visual Effects Designer at Disney Imagineering!
Career Development Presents: CreatorUp Hiring Event
Calling all creators! CreatorUp is a content creation platform and Marketplace that aims to level the video production playing field for all – and they exclusively came to The Los Angeles Film School to meet with grads and share open opportunities within their network. Learn about jobs, the application process, and more with CreatorUp’s Director of Network, Nathalie Harewood!
Career Development Presents: Crafty Apes & How to Interview for a Studio Job
Don’t miss Career Development’s conversation with Melissa Blakey, Global Head of Talent from Crafty Apes! Melissa talks about best interview practices and how to prepare for a meeting at the studio you want to work for. She’ll also discusses how to best answer questions and come out looking like the perfect candidate. Crafty Apes has done VFX on notable films like Spider-Man: No Way Home, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and Jumanji, as well as numerous TV shows and more. They have studios in Los Angeles, New York, Baton Rouge, Albuquerque, Vancouver, Atlanta, and Montreal.
Career Development Presents | Music Summit Week 2022: Demo Derby
Industry members, comprised of Music Supervisors, Executives and Synch Licensing Professionals, cover pathways to success in the music business as well as provide live feedback on music submitted by grads and students of LARS.
Career Development Presents | Music Summit Week 2022: NFTs And Music: Entering Web 3
Join artists, label executives, and thought leaders in the emerging Web 3 space to break down the exciting new frontier of NFTs, the Metaverse and how it will impact the music industry. Topics include how artists can create NFTs, promote their music, engage with supporters, and most importantly monetize their brand.
Career Development Presents | Music Summit Week 2022: Journey of a Music Producer
Listen to top Music Producers and Recording Engineers talk about their journeys and how they successfully navigated the music business, starting out as runners and assistants to becoming award-winning producers. Panelists also listen and give live feedback to music previously submitted by students and grads!
Career Development Presents | Music Summit Week 2022: The World of A&R With LIVE MUSIC REVIEW
Learn how to get started as an A&R and the role of an A&R in today’s music industry, common misconceptions of what an A&R does, and the process of signing an artist. Panelists include Mark Cruz from META, Cammy Tabb from BeatStars, and Tony Girakhoo from Vydia.