Music Summit Week: Careers in Audio

Music Summit Week: Careers in Audio

Beginning August 16th, join Career Development for Music Summit Week! This weeklong series of virtual events will feature special guests from Spotify, Empire, Sweetwater, YouTube, and more. Click below to register for each event and/or submit your music for a chance to participate in a live feedback session with industry experts!
Reut Feldman: Studio Manager – Fab Factory Studios
Kyle Townsend: Producer/Composer – Realsongs
Moderated by Adam Kootman

Industry Insider: Connect Music

Industry Insider: Connect Music

Don’t miss Career Development’s Industry Insider with Connect Music at 4pm PT on May 27th! Special guest George Monger is a leader in the arts and entertainment industry, serving as CEO and President of the global distribution company Connect Music. We’ll discuss working with Connect Music to deliver your music to all of the largest outlets, such as Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Deezer, Napster, Tidal, etc.

Why You Should Work in Comics Panel Discussion

Why You Should Work in Comics Panel Discussion

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! He’ll be moderating a virtual panel discussion with creatives who have worked extensively in film/television AND found success in comics. The panel will include 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 panel to learn how you can start doing just that, with all the skills you already have! 

LARS LIVE: DJ Night!

LARS LIVE: DJ Night!

Kick off the summer with our June LARS Live – featuring THREE talented DJs/Producers! This virtual performance showcases some of our Audio Program students best work! Tune in and chill to the cool summer vibes.

Bring the Beat In: With Leon “Kwikstiks” Kittrell II

Bring the Beat In: With Leon "Kwikstiks" Kittrell II

The beat breakdown is one of the most important elements of a hit song— performing artist Leon Kittrell II will breakdown famous beats over the years, as well as a few student submitted songs. Infused with fun games like “Guess the Groove”, Leon will take us on a musical journey where we strip away the vocals and other instruments and focus solely on the drums & percussion of some of today’s biggest hits.”

Juneteenth: Celebrating the Culinary Experience in Black Cinema

Juneteenth: Celebrating the Culinary Experience in Black Cinema

To coincide with Juneteenth, we’re hosting a virtual culinary session that will not only walk us through popular movies about the black experience, but it will teach us how to make some of the delicious food featured in these movies. Hosted by Culinary Historian & Author Deah Berry Mitchell, you’ll enjoy making Hibiscus Lemonade from the Oscar® nominated movie, The Color Purple, Brenda’s ribs from the Oscar® Nominated Boyz in the Hood and delicious salad inspired by the Oscar® winning movie, If Beale Street Could Talk.

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.

LARS LIVE: Inspire

LARS LIVE: Inspire

Join us for this LARS LIVE Stream Event: Inspire! This is our month to be inspired by the many talented students at LAFS and LARS highlighting our on-ground and online programs! Featuring L.A. comedian guest hosts Kristen Lundberg and Michael Gilkison, showcasing student MUSICIANS, ANIMATORS, POETS, and MORE! The Event Management class presents…LARS LIVE Inspire!