LA Film School
Students Changing the World

The Los Angeles Film School is based in the heart of Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard at the historic RCA Building. The venerable building had previously been used as a recording studio by legendary artists such as Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones and Henry Mancini.

From the beginning, The Los Angeles Film School’s commitment to education and promoting the art of entertainment media has been paramount.

We offer Online and Campus Associate and Bachelor degrees in a variety of fields, including:

  • Computer Animation
  • Film Production
  • Music Production
  • Recording Arts
  • Animation & Game Art
  • Entertainment Business
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation & Visual Effects

To read more about these programs please input your zip code, select Online or Campus and then click the program you wish to review.

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Associate of Science in Computer Animation

Animation & VFX is about building worlds. From TV shows to feature films, video games to special FX, our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science Degree program is designed to teach you all the technology and techniques professional animators use so you too can turn your dreams into (virtual) reality.

About the Program: Pull up a chair in our digital art studio and get a solid grounding in drawing foundations before you start to push the limits of your imagination. After, you'll learn technology professional animators use so you, too, can begin to bring your creations to life, one pixel at a time.

Gear & Software: The sky isn’t even the limit. Learn to composite using our green screen stage, or get ready to build worlds at your own Wacom® Cintiq workstation, using Autodesk® Maya® and Pixologic ZBrush® or even create a physical 3D model of your work using our ZPrinter®. The possibilities are endless! We outfit you with your very own laptop computer and software package, complete with the full Adobe Creative Suite collection, ZBrush and Microsoft Office, so you can create your animated worlds any time, anywhere out there in the real world!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Associate of Science in Film

Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Film Program is home to storytellers. Our students live and breathe cinema and work toward creating a motion picture legacy. Get ready to join this unique group of people who share your desire to explore every aspect of modern filmmaking. It’s time to tell your story.

About the Program: An unparalleled, hands-on experience, at our college you learn filmmaking by making films. Our program is built around actual industry workflow. Teachers step off the set to the front of the classroom to give you an immersive education you just can’t get out of a textbook.

Gear & Software: Shoot with a RED Camera® on our elaborate 3,000 sq. ft. soundstage. Edit at a 12-core, 24-gig Mac Pro Avid Media Composer workstation with three HD Dell Precision displays. Then make your Hollywood debut in our 345-seat, THX certified, HD RealD™ theatre. We outfit you with a retina display Macbook laptop loaded with software including: Avid Media Composer, Final Draft, Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling, Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office so you can take your moviemaking on the move and work on your films anywhere, anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Associate of Science in Music Production

Our career-focused and accredited Associate of Science Degree program expands your passion for music into the actual production of music using the latest in composition technology and theory. So strike a chord. It’s time to let the soundtrack of your dream begin.

About the Program: Lay down the tracks to an education that goes to the beat of your own music. Our courses give you an understanding of contemporary software and a solid grounding in theory and composition so you can start creating your own songs, scores and soundtracks.

Gear & Software: If music is your life, make it your career. Delve into a fine-tuned curricula of music history, theory, arrangement and songwriting and channel your inspiration and capture your musical ideas with software such as: Apple Logic, Ableton Live, and Avid Pro Tools. We outfit you with a MacBook retina display laptop loaded with Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and an Auralia and Musition bundle along with your very own midi keyboard and Touro external hard drive so you can make your music anywhere, anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Associate of Science in Audio Production

Our career-focused and accredited Associate of Science Degree in Recording Arts program covers every facet of audio production- from tracking and overdubs to mixing and mastering so you can get in control of all the concepts and technology you’ll need to engineer your dreams.

About the Program: Let your imagination fly as you design and manipulate sound for on-screen action; record and sync dialogue to picture during ADR, work on set as a boom operator or sound mixer. From mind-blowing sound FX to audio engineering for film and TV- our classes have you covered.

Gear & Software: We’re your audio playground with over a quarter of a million square feet of analog and digital sound labs featuring Neve VR consoles and Digidesign Icon work surfaces loaded with industry-standard HD Pro Tools® software systems, professional-grade mics and outboard equipment. We outfit you with a MacBook retina display laptop loaded with Logic Pro X and Avid Pro Tools along with your very own Mbox Mini, professional mic and stand, Shure headphones and Touro external hard drive so you can do your sound design work anywhere, anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in in Animation and Game Art

For our Game Production students, work is play. Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science degree program takes you through the programming, production and design techniques that are revolutionizing the industry today. So press start and take your dream to the next level.

About the Program: Be it for a PC, video game console, mobile device or with cards and dice- at our college you learn game production by making games. After going through a full spectrum of classes, you’ll produce a playable game with a studio team, making for a fully immersive educational experience.

Gear & Software: So you’re ready to 1UP your education? Game on. Immerse yourself in the creative process at one of our all-in-one Alienware™ dual-display workstations with Microsoft Xbox 360™ and Nintendo Wii® consoles and program your very own games with Flash® ActionScript® 3.0. We outfit you with your very own laptop computer and awesome software package, complete with the full Adobe Creative Suite collection, Microsoft Office and a Steam account, so you can level up your game anywhere and anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in Animation and Visual Effects

Animation & VFX is about building worlds. From TV shows to feature films, video games to special FX, our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science Degree program is designed to teach you all the technology and techniques professional animators use so you too can turn your dreams into (virtual) reality.

About the Program: Pull up a chair in our digital art studio and get a solid grounding in drawing foundations before you start to push the limits of your imagination. After, you'll learn technology professional animators use so you, too, can begin to bring your creations to life, one pixel at a time.

Gear & Software: The sky isn’t even the limit. Learn to composite using our green screen stage, or get ready to build worlds at your own Wacom® Cintiq workstation, using Autodesk® Maya® and Pixologic ZBrush® or even create a physical 3D model of your work using our ZPrinter®. The possibilities are endless! We outfit you with your very own laptop computer and software package, complete with the full Adobe Creative Suite collection, ZBrush and Microsoft Office, so you can create your animated worlds any time, anywhere out there in the real world!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business

Look out and see the big picture. Don’t wait for opportunities. Make them. Our career-focused and accredited Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science Degree program helps blend your artistic passion with marketable business savvy, so you can sign the bottom line and make dreams happen.

About the Program: Our robust academic courses help you not only with the fundamentals, but fundamentally to become a hirable employee. We work with you, in-house, with counsel from top industry professionals on how to craft an entertainment media career and hone the necessary skills to maintain it.

Gear & Software: In this business, it’s all about who you know. Located in Hollywood, only moments away from studios and agencies, and led by Hal Lieberman, renowned film producer and former president of Production for Universal Pictures®, our program is strengthened by our ties to the industry. We outfit you with a MacBook retina display laptop loaded with MS Office, the entire Adobe Creative Suite and QuickBooks Pro, so you can take your business anywhere and work on it anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in Film Production

Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Film Program is home to storytellers. Our students live and breathe cinema and work toward creating a motion picture legacy. Get ready to join this unique group of people who share your desire to explore every aspect of modern filmmaking. It’s time to tell your story.

About the Program: An unparalleled, hands-on experience, at our college you learn filmmaking by making films. Our program is built around actual industry workflow. Teachers step off the set to the front of the classroom to give you an immersive education you just can’t get out of a textbook.

Gear & Software: Shoot with a RED Camera® on our elaborate 3,000 sq. ft. soundstage. Edit at a 12-core, 24-gig Mac Pro Avid Media Composer workstation with three HD Dell Precision displays. Then make your Hollywood debut in our 345-seat, THX certified, HD RealD™ theatre. We outfit you with a retina display Macbook laptop loaded with software including: Avid Media Composer, Final Draft, Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling, Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office so you can take your moviemaking on the move and work on your films anywhere, anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Associate of Science in Music Production Online

Our career-focused and accredited Associate of Science Degree program expands your passion for music into the actual production of music using the latest in composition technology and theory. So strike a chord. It’s time to let the soundtrack of your dream begin.

About the Program: Lay down the tracks to an education that goes to the beat of your own music. Our courses give you an understanding of contemporary software and a solid grounding in theory and composition so you can start creating your own songs, scores and soundtracks.

Gear & Software: If music is your life, make it your career. Delve into a fine-tuned curricula of music history, theory, arrangement and songwriting and channel your inspiration and capture your musical ideas with software such as: Apple Logic, Ableton Live, and Avid Pro Tools. We outfit you with a MacBook retina display laptop loaded with Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and an Auralia and Musition bundle along with your very own midi keyboard and Touro external hard drive so you can make your music anywhere, anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in Digital Filmmaking Online

Our Digital Filmmaking program is for the go-getter who doesn’t have time for the traditional path. Our career-focused and accredited online Bachelor of Science degree program allows you to take control of when and where you’ll merge filmmaking with the tools of the web to bring your dreams to life. Filmmaking once required a huge crew, but now the power to make a movie is at your fingertips. Technology redefines what you can do with visual entertainment. Now with the press of a button, you can connect to your education and discover Hollywood is just a click away. Lights, camera, action! Make a scene anywhere, anytime, with an industry-standard camera kit we give to you to learn on-the-move moviemaking and then waste no time getting to post- edit right on the spot on your MacBook Pro laptop loaded up with Adobe Master Creative Suite software. Sometimes the best way to get those dreams in-line, is online! Learn at your own pace, around your schedule. Just because you’re on a laptop, doesn’t mean you aren’t part of a community either. Join group discussions with your classmates. It’s a world wide web of possibilities!

Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business Online

Look out and see the big picture. Don’t wait for opportunities. Make them. Our career-focused and accredited Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science Degree program helps blend your artistic passion with marketable business savvy, so you can sign the bottom line and make dreams happen.

About the Program: Our robust academic courses help you not only with the fundamentals, but fundamentally to become a hirable employee. We work with you, in-house, with counsel from top industry professionals on how to craft an entertainment media career and hone the necessary skills to maintain it.

Gear & Software: In this business, it’s all about who you know. Located in Hollywood, only moments away from studios and agencies, and led by Hal Lieberman, renowned film producer and former president of Production for Universal Pictures®, our program is strengthened by our ties to the industry. We outfit you with a MacBook retina display laptop loaded with MS Office, the entire Adobe Creative Suite and QuickBooks Pro, so you can take your business anywhere and work on it anytime!*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design Online

Design is fun, creative and it’s all around you.

Graphic Design is the art of communicating ideas in visual and experiential ways. In our online Bachelor of Science degree program, you will learn how to identify a messaging goal, develop ideas and concepts and create designs that convey that message in unique and exciting ways.

We are here to prepare you to become a visual innovator, able to create compelling designs that convey ideas using the latest in media and technology. Through photography, motion graphics, print, website and experience design, you’ll develop the creative and technical skills needed for a successful career.

You’ll receive training in: Print Design • Photography • Experience Design • Web Design • Motion Graphics • Portfolio Development and more! and more!

Our accredited Bachelor of Science degree program is delivered 100% online through our Learning Management System, a secure web-based multimedia platform that is accessible 24 hours a day. You’ll use this system to collaborate, view course content, obtain and submit your projects and message with peers and instructors. Your faculty instructors are experienced industry professionals who will share real-world examples and inspiration. They are accessible to you by phone, email, messaging, one-on-one coaching sessions and they hold weekly web-based learning sessions you can attend live or view later online at your convenience.

You’ll receive a professional-level DSLR camera bundle with multiple lenses, a bag and accessories, a MacBook laptop with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud software including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and more, as well as a traditional drawing kit.*

*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice. Entertainment Business Completer program does not receive a laptop.

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