|By PR Newswire||
|March 14, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film School, a creative arts college that offers students an immersive experience, world-class facilities and a supportive culture in preparation for a career in the entertainment industry, commemorates its first graduating class of the Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science degree program. The commencement ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 14, 2014 in the school's Main Theater.
The newly-minted Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science degree program, which builds on The Los Angeles Film School's four Associate degree programs in Film Production, Recording Arts, Game Production and Computer Animation, is an accelerated 18-month course of study offered to students who already hold an Associate's degree from any accredited institution. The new degree prepares students for careers focused on the business of entertainment, with core training in management, leadership, marketing, accounting, finance, intellectual property, digital distribution, and more.
"Each month of every year we will continue to refine the program to the specific needs of our students," said Hal Lieberman, head of the Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science program. "Our students are deeply connected to all of the media arts – it's our job to find the right balance of creative instructors that can provide comprehensive instruction across all media, from film, music, and recording, to animation and gaming."
Instead of working in a traditional classroom environment, students collaborate in a professional, project-based environment designed to recreate real-world challenges they will face in the entertainment industry. The program emphasizes ethics and corporate social responsibility, as well as the communication skills necessary for a successful career. Students gain knowledge in areas such as licensing, digital distribution and intellectual property – topics at the forefront of a rapidly-shifting industry.
For more information about how to apply to The Los Angeles Film School's Entertainment Business program, please visit www.lafilm.edu.
About The Los Angeles Film School
The Los Angeles Film School, located in the heart of Hollywood, has been serving the community and its students since 1999. This accredited, VA-approved institution offers career-focused Bachelor and Associate of Science degrees in Entertainment Business, Computer Animation & VFX, Game Production & Design, Music Production, Recording Arts and Film. Its facilities include the historic RCA Building at 6363 Sunset Boulevard, and offers access to exceptional industry-standard equipment to its students. The Hollywood Reporter called The Los Angeles Film School "...one of the best-equipped private learning centers in the country."
Their faculty of industry professionals has earned credits on a number of major motion pictures, video games and albums. Numerous graduates have received awards at Film Festivals worldwide, engineered multi-platinum albums, and some credits include GRAMMY® and Oscar® nominations and awards. "We exude nothing but pride when speaking of our graduates. Their many awards and accomplishments are the result of our students' hard work and dedication," states Diana Derycz-Kessler, President and CEO of The Los Angeles Film School.
For more information about The Los Angeles Film School, please visit: www.lafilm.edu or call 323.860.0789.
Beck Media & Marketing
SOURCE The Los Angeles Film School
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