ALERTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Making Art and Money: A Panel with NFT Artists!

How are artists using NFTs to make money and establish careers with their art? Career Development’s four guest speakers have the answers. Watch our discussion as these artists share their experiences with NFTs and how you can forge your own path as a NFT content creator!

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AMGI Animation Studio Panel

Don’t miss Career Development’s virtual panel with AMGI Animation Studio! The best part? Four of our panelists are LAFS grads now working at AMGI! Joined by Chief Creative Colin Brady, our grads share how they broke into the industry and give their takes on how to grow as an artist.

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Hurricane Ian

The Los Angeles Film School continues to monitor the severe winter weather to ensure the safety and well-being of all students, staff and faculty. Currently, online classes are continuing as normal. For all students who are having trouble accessing essential services to conduct your classwork, please rest assured that your instructors and advisors will work with you on an individual basis to extend deadlines if needed.

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Stept Studios VFX Hiring Event

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!

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LAFS x Entertainment Partners Hiring Event July 2022

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!

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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!

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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!

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Career Development Presents: CreatorUp Hiring Event

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.

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Career Development Presents | ARwall: LED Walls in Filmmaking

ARwall is on the cusp of creating a whole new world with LED Walls and the Unreal Engine. Brought to you by Career Development, this event discussion includes the innovative approach to productions for The Jim Henson Company, NBC Universal and more, as well as how ARwall created its own technology for use across the board from indie projects to big-scale corporate productions. You won’t want to miss this enlightening talk!

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Career Development Presents | Careers in Television with Nathan Varni

Do you want to pursue a career in television? LAFS Career Development is thrilled to invite you to watch an exclusive virtual chat with Nathan Varni, Executive Director of Current Programming at Disney ABC Television. An entertainment industry veteran executive whose credits include Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, and The Connors, to name a few, Nathan will be sharing his experiences and answering your questions about breaking into the exciting world of television.

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Career Development Presents | Distro Kid Webinar

Check out Career Development’s exclusive webinar event featuring DistroKid! Learn how to distribute your music worldwide to all streaming platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to learn how to get discovered all over the world!

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Attention Students: Hurricane Ida

We understand that power outages and flooding in the affected areas are severe and may extend for a period of time. When you are able to, please email or call your student advising team for further assistance if needed. Please continue visiting Connect and The Los Angeles Film School’s official Twitter account @lafilmschool for updates.

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Library Orientation

Want to learn about the Library? The Library Staff are excited to announce a monthly live training event to learn more about the Library and how to access some of the resources needed for your educational and professional development. RSVP in advance to receive a confirmation email containing the event details and invite link. See you there!

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Students COVID-19 Information

It is the goal of our LAFS community to stand together, implement and advocate for these new procedures with each of us serving as examples as to how all of us—staff and students—must work together to safeguard one another. Thank you very much for your devotion and commitment to these important steps.

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Winter Storm Update

Winter Storm UPDATE

The Los Angeles Film School continues to monitor the severe winter weather to ensure the safety and well-being of all students, staff and faculty. Currently, online classes are continuing as normal. For all students who are having trouble accessing essential services to conduct your classwork, please rest assured that your instructors and advisors will work with you on an individual basis to extend deadlines if needed.

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Black History Art Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and African-American heroes through the visual arts. Artwork may consist of painting, drawings, mixed media, carvings, short films, fiber, poems, songs, as well as a host of other mediums. We welcome a variety of art forms!

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Honoring the Dream

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and his famous I Have A Dream speech, we’ve put together a special video featuring our very own LAFS family. We asked staff, students, faculty and alumni to share what the speech means to them and how it inspires them today.

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1098T

The Los Angeles Film School has partnered with Heartland ECSI, offering you the opportunity to receive your 1098-T

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LAFS 11th Annual Salute

Join us as we honor our veterans and active-duty military community for their sacrifice and service to our country. Our keynote speaker is US Marine Corps Veteran and actor Michael Broderick (True Detective), and the live-streamed celebration will kick off on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PST.

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EB PRESENTS: ANI SHEKOIAN

The Entertainment Business Event Management class will be hosting a Zoom meeting with Ani Shekoian from Live Nation for a Q&A about live event management! Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ani Shekoian has a background of over 12 years of extensive experience in entertainment and events in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Date: 06-11-2020
Time: 5:30 p.m. PST
Meeting ID: 952 5937 0834

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Deluxe Colorist Panel

Join us for a virtual screening of the alumni thesis film The Shell followed by a panel discussion with Phil Azenzer, Deluxe Sr Colorist; Kim Cardenas, Deluxe Client Service and EB alum 2018; and Bryce Wang, international film alum and director of The Shell.

Date: 06-11-2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. PST

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EB PRESENTS: A DISCUSSION WITH CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART!

Christopher Lockhart is head story editor for the William Morris Agency, curating script projects for A-List stars in television and film. He will be a guest in our EB Creative Producing and Development course discussing pitching strategies for TV and Film in Hollywood, how to get projects seen by executives, and how the development process works.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
6:00 p.m. PST

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COVID-19 FAQs

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions As Los Angeles Film School (“LAFS”) continues to closely monitor this evolving global public

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