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Cinema / TV

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

Summer classes are ongoing now, with some classes starting on July 20th. Fall semester begins on August 31st and classes are enrolling now for the fall.

If you have questions about indivdual classes contact that classes instructor via email.
Faculty & Staff 
Check the LACC website to stay informed on dates and deadlines.




  • These entry-level classes are offered in 2020 via Distance Learning:
    • Cinema 1 (Production Techniques - Using Movie Gear) summer + fall
    • Cinema 2 (Production Workshop - Hands on - Making Movies) fall
    • Cinema 3 (Narrative Cinema History) summer + fall
    • Cinema 4 (Documentary/Reality History)  summer + fall
    • Cinema 9-1 (Sound Production) fall
    • Cinema 18 (Intro to Film Genres) summer + fall
    • Cinema 25 (Producing Feature Films) fall
    • Cinema 501 (Media Aesthetics - Color, Form and Composition of Images) fall
    • TV 1 (Business of TV/Episodics) fall
    • TV 9 (Hands-On TV Studio) fall
    • TV 25-1 (Screenwriting) fall
    • AND MORE.....

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 hanging lights in the Dick Clark studios
  • 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

 Life at LACC

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

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Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911