SOURCE The Los Angeles Film School
New Bachelor of Science Degrees Include Game Production & Design, Animation & Visual Effects, and Entertainment Business
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 29, 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, has introduced three new career-focused Bachelor of Science degree programs. The new programs include Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Production & Design, Animation & Visual Effects, and Entertainment Business.
Each discipline offers career-focused and accredited 36-month curricula designed to provide students with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and industry connections necessary to succeed in the rapidly changing landscape of the entertainment business.
"Our school's desire to further education for young entertainment media professionals is now a reality," said Diana Derycz-Kessler, President and CEO of The Los Angeles Film School. "With our new Bachelor's Degree programs, our students can seal their creativity with valuable knowledge that will take them beyond the next level in entertainment."
The Bachelor of Science degree in Game Production & Design teaches students the programming, production and design techniques that are revolutionizing the industry today. Similarly, the Bachelor of Science degree program Animation & Visual Effects is designed to teach students the art, techniques, processes, and technology that animators use in professional environments. With fundamental training in management, leadership, marketing, accounting, licensing, intellectual property, digital distribution, and more, the Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science degree is focused on entrepreneurial leadership and the overall ability to perceive the 'big picture.'
Instead of working in traditional classroom settings, students collaborate in professional, project-based environments designed to recreate real-world challenges.
"[These] programs really can shape the students' vision of what the entertainment business is really all about, and that includes viewing the universe from a humanities perspective," said Hal Lieberman, Film Producer and current Director for the Entertainment Business program at The Los Angeles Film School. "That combination of the heart and mind will give us great graduates ready to take on the industry."
The Bachelor of Science degree programs in Animation & VFX and Game Production & Design build on The Los Angeles Film School's Associate's degree programs in Game Production and Animation. For more information about how to apply to The Los Angeles Film School's Bachelor of Science degrees, 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.
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