LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) had more than 15 alumni who worked on Emmy-winning shows that were honored at the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The Emmys, hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost, aired on Monday, September 17, on NBC.
Additionally, one of the school's alumni won the Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) for "Stranger Things" at this year's annual 70th Creative Arts Emmy Awards. This alumnus won the same award last year for the first season of "Stranger Things."
Each year, LAFS alumni continue to work on an increasing number of award-winning projects across nearly every facet of the entertainment industry, including films, television series, albums and more. This year, 17 alumni worked on six productions that won a total of 27 Emmy awards including:
- "Saturday Night Live" won eight Emmy awards, including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
- "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" won eight Emmy awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series
- "Barry" won three Emmy awards, including Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation
- "Glow" won two Emmy awards, including Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour Or Less)
- "Westworld" won four Emmys, including Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program
- "Stranger Things" won an Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
Since 1949, the Emmys have celebrated television's top talent by recognizing creators, writers, actors and directors at their craft. This year, the 70th Annual Emmy Awards celebrated the most diverse group of nominees in Emmy history. Sandra Oh was the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated for an Emmy, RuPaul from "RuPaul's Drag Race" won for Outstanding Reality-Competition, and the Television Academy crowned Regina King as Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for her role in "Seven Seconds."
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 Bachelor and Associate of Science degrees in Entertainment Business, Animation, Graphic Design, Music Production, Audio Production 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 school's faculty of industry professionals have earned credits on a number of major motion pictures, video games and music recordings. Numerous graduates have received awards at Film Festivals worldwide, engineered multi-platinum albums, and some credits include GRAMMY® and Oscar® nominations and awards.
For more information about The Los Angeles Film School, please visit: www.lafilm.edu or call 323.860.0789.
SOURCE The Los Angeles Film School