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CCH Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Leyco

July 18, 2017

Recent Columbia College Hollywood graduate and full-fledged filmmaker, Rachel Leyco is taking the film festival circuit by storm with her socially-relevant short, Bicultural. With official selections ...

5 Skills Every Director Needs to Succeed

May 30, 2017

  When you think of being a director, you may picture yourself in a canvas-backed chair, issuing instructions to a competent cast and crew. You may imagine yourself standing on a large stage in front ...

Columbia College Hollywood Students Turn Up the Volume

May 19, 2017

Sennheiser is a leader in the microphone and high fidelity product industry. Founded in 1945 by Fritz Sennheiser, the manufacturer has been an industry leader with their trend setting and innovative ...

4 Tips for Aspiring Editors

February 28, 2017

So, you've finally done it. After countless hours of deliberation, you've decided what you want to do. You are going to be an editor. You love cutting together different shots. You love sorting ...

Film School: Networking to a Better Future

February 9, 2017

We have all heard the saying "it's not what you know, but who you know." We would like to believe it is false, and it is for the most part, but the phrase does hold a little truth. You have a lot ...

What Does a Producer do?

February 7, 2017

When you think about creating a film, you probably think about everyone you'll need for the process. You need a writer (or at least a script), you need actors, you need a sound guy; you need a lot of ...

How to Prepare for a Directing Degree

January 10, 2017

You want to study directing in college, but there is one problem. You don't know all that much about directing. You have taken a film class or two, but you feel a little underprepared. You want to ...

How to Convince Your Parents "the Arts" aren't a Bad Idea

December 29, 2016

When I was a senior in high school, all I wanted to do was write. I wanted to write plays, novels, short stories, everything really, but when it came time to make my decision, I went into business. ...

Film School: From College to Career

December 20, 2016

One of the biggest fears of most students pursuing the arts is that they will not end up with a secure job after they graduate college. The stereotype of the starving artist has become so popular ...

Los Angeles Film School: Why Location Matters

October 20, 2016

When choosing a Film School, some of the top things you consider are probably what school is the most renowned, who has the top equipment, and what school has graduated the most students who have ...