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GFS LA Fellows star in a music video!

A few weeks ago you saw our Fellows on set for the most recent music video directed by GFS LA staffer Carlos Lopez Estrada. Now, press play to see them on screen. How crazy cool is this concept?!
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After weeks of writing and rewriting, GFS LA found the writer for its 1st International Thesis. And the winner is...

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After intense weeks of writing and revisions, we've got a script for GFS LA's first International Thesis project, and the writer is (drumroll, please)… ALEXI GONZALEZ! Congratulations, Alexi! In the coming weeks, the rest of the Fellows will prepare their pitches for Director, and Alexi will ...
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The Human Pantone chart.

Art project Humanae is an attempt to catalog the full spectrum of human skin tones, through portraits taken by brazilian artist Angélica Dass. Beautiful representation of ethnic identity and diversity.

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Film makes you see the world in a different way.

‪#‎LosAngeles‬: Applications for #GFSLA are now open, and our Fellows made some great Vines to promote the program. We're looking for the next generation of great American filmmakers, do you have what it takes?

Apply to GFS LA here: bit.ly/1EaFJO1

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Every filmmaker starts with short films. Here's 25 by some of cinema's greatest directors, available online.

For our students from The Cinema School and GFS LA, these are a must watch. Which of these short films did you like best? Comment below!
The definition of short film varies tremendously in terms of its length. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for example, considers it “an original motion picture that has a running time of forty minutes or less, including all credits”. While this list considers movies with running ...
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Are you 14-18 in Los Angeles? Film is calling.

Applications for GFS LA are now open, and our Fellows made some great Vines to promote the program. We'll be sharing one with you each Friday, so stay tuned.

Apply to GFS LA here: http://bit.ly/1EaFJO1
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In August 2014, the Fellows from The Cinema School's Honors Film Program traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, to shoot their thesis film. The short, Dokumenterad, made its premiere at the Paley Center in Manhattan on April 29, 2015.

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Every year our Fellows travel to an international location to shoot their thesis film. This is our story in Stockholm, shot by the Honors Film Program Fellows of The Cinema School. Directed by Eurys Francisco Written by Tristen Torres Shot on location in Stockholm, Sweden in August 2014 ...
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We're looking for the next generation of great storytellers. Do you have what it takes?

GFS LA is currently accepting applicants for the Fellows Program. If you're 14-18 in #LosAngeles  and love #Movies , this is the place to be.

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GFS LA Program Coordinator Alvy Johnson was on Good Day LA this morning speaking about the Fellows Program and her experience being a GFS alumni. Watch the video below.

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15 years ago a former Bronx social worker named Joe Hall founded the Ghetto Film School, dedicated to bringing a film school education to low income and primarity minority students. Last year funde...
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Our founder Joe Hall is a NYC Catalyst.

NYC Media highlighted Ghetto Film School's Joe Hall and his story, naming him a NYC Catalyst. Watch the video below!
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Directors on Set be like...

‪#‎LosAngeles‬: Applications for GFS LA are now open, and our Fellows made some great Vines to promote the program. We're looking for the next generation of great American filmmakers, do you have what it takes?

Apply to GFS LA here: ttp://buff.ly/1Cdhi0W
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What happens when you mix 16th Century art with Hip Hop culture?

Cecilia Azcarate's B4-XVI juxtaposes art and hip hop figures, and the result is flawless. Best Tumblr we've seen in a while.

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At Ghetto Film School, our mission is to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers.

We accomplish this mission through three areas of business: The Fellows Program (a 15-month immersion into cinematic storytelling), Digital Bodega (a student-operated production company) and The Cinema School (the nation's first film high school).