Los Angeles Film School Announces $1M Expansion (Exclusive)

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L.A. Film School Screenwriter's Panel

The project will include the restoration of the Ivar Theatre in Hollywood

The Los Angeles Film School announced today an expansion costing more than $1 million. The project includes the restoration of the 6,000-square-foot Ivar Theater, the opening of an English-language school facility called ELS/Hollywood, and a new Bachelor of Science in Film program expanding the existing associate degree program.

LAFS, located in Hollywood, also recently added B.S. programs in Animation & VFX, Game Production & Design, and online programs in Digital Filmmaking and Entertainment Business.

"Our new programs are an expansion of what we do best: hands-on training on the latest technology taught by amazing Hollywood talent," said LAFS president and CEO Diana Derycz-Kessler.

Dec. 4, 4:27 p.m. Updated with correct attribution and information about the LAFS Bachelor of Science degree.