Riveting Entertainment Mentoring/Hiring Event

Riveting Entertainment Mentoring/Hiring Event

Join Career Development for a Virtual Mentoring & Hiring Event with Riveting Entertainment at 2pm PT on Thursday, September 23rd! LAFS alum Blayr Jimmerson will be on hand with Head of Production Kevin Boston to network and discuss opportunities within the company. You won’t want to miss this!

The 3rd Annual Spotlight Awards

The 3rd Annual Spotlight Awards

Get ready to celebrate the 3rd Annual Spotlight Awards on September 2, 2021. Six alumni will be inducted into The Los Angeles Film School Spotlight Academy. Watch the ceremony on YouTube!

Every year the Spotlight Awards ceremony inaugurates a new class into #LAFSSpotlight on the final day of FAME Week. These individuals have shown their unyielding commitment to excellence in their professional careers and selfless contribution to our students. We are proud to announce Kevin Atkinson, Corey Drake, Angelina Faulkner, Alex Ferrufino, Ari Levine, and Daniel Zaidenstadt as our Spotlight Academy Class of 2021.

L.E.A.D. Presents: Breaking into The Business – An Actress Perspective

L.E.A.D. Presents: Breaking into The Business - An Actress Perspective

Join us for this virtual panel featuring Grammy® nominated actress and singer Antonique Smith, actress, and writer Nia Fairweather, Emmy® nominated actress Crystal Lee Brown and multi-talented Keena Ferguson! The event will focus on not only breaking into the business but the art of building multiple creative streams of income while making a name for yourself in the industry.

Barrier Breakers: Women in Post-Production Sound

Barrier Breakers: Women in Post-Production Sound

Join us for a virtual event celebrating women in post-production sound featuring Alumni Mehrnaz Mohabati and Angelina Faulkner. The ladies will be displaying how they “clean things up” using compression and EQ. They’ll share some of their most recent projects and detail how a professional goes about constructing their work. We’ll get into the challenges and differences with working in ADR vs production audio and working in documentary vs studio film and other specifics.

Ladies Who Launch: A Panel Discussion with Women in Digital Media

Ladies Who Launch: A Panel Discussion with Women in Digital Media

The digital media space is a multi-billion-dollar industry and growing faster than ever. With the rise of diverse female driven content, these stories have directly contributed to the presence and overall growth of the digital media landscape. In this panel discussion, we’ve invited ladies from FBE/REACT, Buzzfeed and All Def Digital to talk about how they are shaping female voices and influencing female driven narratives in digital media.

Barrier Breakers: The Art of Time Management with Paquita Hughes

Barrier Breakers: The Art of Time Management with Paquita Hughes

In this installment of our Barrier Breakers series, we discuss the art of time management with military veteran, alumna and location manager Paquita Hughes. Between her work on 100 IMDB credits, including HBO’s Golden Globe nominated show Perry Mason, and running her own production company, Paquita joins us for a conversation about balancing creative projects with daily responsibilities and making the most of every hour in the day.

EB Presents: A Conversation with Jacques Thelemaque

EB Presents: A Conversation with Jacques Thelemaque

Jacques Thelemaque is an American screenwriter and director best known as the president of the Los Angeles film collective Filmmakers Alliance. He previously served on the board of directors for The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (now Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival) and currently sits on the advisory board of the IFP Emerging Filmmaker Labs as well as the boards of the Downtown Film Festival and the Ashland Independent Film Festival.

Barrier Breakers : Alumni Edition with Sean Cooper

Barrier Breakers : Alumni Edition with Sean Cooper

Join us for a chat with Alumni Sean Cooper! We’ll hear about Sean’s experiences while working with artists including Snoop Dogg, Jamie Foxx, Mary Mary, Musiq Soulchild, BJ The Chicago Kid, Jennifer Hudson and Kanye West. We’ll also talk about how he’s giving back in his community through music.