Women In The Art Department Webinar

Women In The Art Department Webinar

Calling all artists and designers! We’ve assembled an all-star panel of professionals in the art department hosted by Production Designer and LAFS Instructor, Barbara Dunphy. Learn about the various roles within the art department and how these incredible ladies got their starts at The Los Angeles Film School! You won’t want to miss it! Featuring: Katie Byron–Production Designer (Book Smart, C’mon C’mon, Zola) Lane Cheek–Set Design, Art Coordinator, and Assistant Prop Master (Modern Family, The Vampire Diaries, The Bachelor) Brittany Hites–Art Director (Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Dear Evan Hansen, The Suicide Squad)

Making Beats on a Budget (w/ Better Youth)

How To Produce Your Student Film Under The SAG/AFTRA Micro Budget Agreement

Did you know that the iconic Lil Jon song, “Some Cut” used a squeaky chair to create the most memorable part of the beat? How about that Timbaland’s famous baby sound effect in “Are You That Somebody” almost didn’t happen? Also, LARS Alumni Ari Levine used egg crates and packing bubbles to create some of Bruno Mars’ biggest hits. In this interactive conversation, we chat with music producers and executives on how to utilize budget friendly, everyday household items, to use in your songs. Panelists: Vanessa Spinetti (LAFS Alumni & Sound Designer) Ruben Garcia (BY alumni and Guitarist) Jason Griffin (formerly of Apple Music and Producer of Live Events)

Herb Trawick, Creator, Executive Producer  

How To Produce Your Student Film Under The SAG/AFTRA Micro Budget Agreement

How To Produce Your Student Film Under The SAG/AFTRA Micro Budget Agreement

The Los Angeles Film School along with the Screen Actors Guild present:
“How to produce your student film under the SAG/AFTRA Micro Budget Agreement”

Introduction by Donna Loyd, Liberal Arts Instructor & SAGAFTRA member. In this workshop students will learn how to produce a student film under the SAGAFTRA Micro budget. This will help the indie producers working with extremely limited budgets. A truly viable, informative workshop encompassing all aspects of production considerations including but not limited to: Qualifications for Student Film and Micro Budget Agreement, SAG-AFTRA Signatory Process, Use of Minors, Use of Animals, Use of Stunts, Nudity & More

Career Development Presents | Entertainment Partners Hiring Event

Career Development Presents | Entertainment Partners Hiring Event

Los Angeles Film School is thrilled to partner once again with one of Hollywood’s largest employers – Entertainment Partners! Join us on Zoom on April 7th at 11am PT and connect directly with Talent Acquisition and Hiring Executives from Entertainment Partners! Learn about current opportunities, participate in a live Q&A session, and learn how you can GET HIRED! Don’t miss this LAFS exclusive! Register now for the ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT!

Career Development Presents | Unreal Engine: Breaking The Mold!

Career Development Presents | Unreal Engine: Breaking The Mold!

Don’t miss Career Development’s exciting panel featuring professionals from both film and animation discussing Unreal Engine in virtual production and how it’s changing the game in filmmaking at every level —from creative opportunities for artists to altering the entire pipeline in TV, commercials, and film! Moderated by Joffery Black and Santosh Oommen, guests on the panel include Addy Ghani, VP of Virtual Production of Disguise, Brooke Stone, Post-production VFX Supervisor, Gary Suissa, Rigging/Mo-Cap Specialist, and Ty Thomson, Virtual Production Supervisor at Technicolor. Join us for an exciting look at where virtual production is now, where it’s headed, and how Unreal has cemented its place in production!

Career Development Presents | BeatStars: How to Start Making Money with Your Beat$

Career Development Presents | BeatStars: How to Start Making Money with Your Beat$

Career Development is bringing BeatStars directly to you on January 27th! BeatStars is the #1 music marketplace to buy & sell beats. Join us for this virtual industry panel as representatives give you tips, advice, and strategies on how you can start making money with your beats! Not only will you get a multitude of knowledge, but you will have the opportunity to have your beats played live in front of our industry panel as well. There will also be a very special announcement for all attendees!

Clinton Sparks X LAFS

Clinton Sparks X LAFS

Are you ready to level up in the entertainment industry? Career Development is proud to present an exclusive mentoring / Q&A event with CLINTON SPARKS that took place on November 2, 2021, at 11am!

Clinton is a Grammy nominated producer and DJ who has sold over 75 million records worldwide, and worked with artists such as Lady Gaga, Usher, Tyga, Pit Bull, Eminem, Busta Rhymes, and more. In addition to his success in the music industry, Clinton has worked in television as a host on E! Entertainment, as well as in the gaming space with his emerging E-Sports brand, XSET.

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Creating a Legacy Series With Widens Dorsainville aka Pkolo

Creating a Legacy Series With Widens Dorsainville aka Pkolo

Join us for an exclusive conversation with the multi-talented music producer, and LARS Alumni Widens Dorsainville. We’ll not only pick his brain about working in the industry but we’ll be celebrating his gold certified record!

Widens Dorsainville, also known as Pkolo “The Producer”, has been creating music since he was a child. Through experiences like this, he realized that music was a universal language that affected all people, whether they were in the industry, studying in school, or living on the street. Recognizing musicʼs broad appeal, Pkolo was inspired to channel his creativity through the medium of music, and he was determined to create that which would strongly affect those around him. In the year 1999, Pkolo relocated to New Jersey after separating from his family, who resided in Haiti. He found himself surrounded with various cultures and new experiences that he had never been exposed to. Curious and enthusiastic, he delved into these new experiences with an open mind. It was during this time that he discovered his true love.

PKOLO is now a music producer who previously worked for Bad Boy Entertainment (2012-2014) and co produced “You Be Killin Em” for multi platinum artist Fabolous in 2012. Operating from Elizabeth, New Jersey PKOLO has worked with and developed breakout artists such as Foushee, Kanis, and 2milly to name a few. PKOLO is currently stepping out into the limelight as he continues to craft his signature high-energy hits. Widens Aka Pkolo is now working on the new DMX Movie soundtrack “Doggmen” which subject to be out by 2022.