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Cinema / TV

Welcome to the LACC Cinema/TV Department at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Center

 SPRING SEMESTER  has begun. All classes will be in a distance education format.  A full selection of production and survey classes will be offered. Classes with no prerequisites are: Cinema 1 (Intro Mo Pic Production) Cinema 2 ( Mo Pic Workshop - hands on) ; Cinema 3 (History of Motion Pictures); Cinema 4 (Documentary); Cinema 18 (Film Genres)  Cinema 501 (Media Aesthetics) New Classes for spring include Cinema 17 (Post Prod: Coloring) and Cinema 60 (PA skills). 

Note: If you want to add a class that is full - contact the instructor of that class via email. They may be able to give you a permission code to add. Faculty & Staff 


If you have questions about individual classes contact that classes instructor via email. Faculty & Staff 

Descriptions of: All Cinema Courses  - All Television Courses 


See a sample of the work done by our students spring 2020.

Congratulations on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) Center for Cinema and Television at LACC!

Read the Hollywood Reporter story

The new state-of-the-art Dick Clark Television Studio thanks to a donation from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

  • Dick Clark Television Studio Control Room
  • Students operating television cameras

Mission Statement

The LACC Cinema and Television Department is dedicated to providing students with the technical skills and creative guidance to prepare them for professions in the entertainment industry.

Certificates Offered by the LACC Cinema/TV Department

 Contact Us

Cinema Television Department
Los Angeles City College
Communications Building (map)
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles CA 90029

Jen Vaughn
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Cinema
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2631

 Chair Office Hours

Jen Vaughn

Spring 2021 Office Hours

Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Friday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesdays: Teaching Office Hours Only

Schedule a Zoom appointment with the Cinema/TV Department Chair:

 Life at LACC

Learn more about the Cinema/TV program at LACC by following our Student Blogger Carmen!

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911