Student Filming


Liability Insurance Request (Required For Some Private Filming Locations) (Doc) 

For student filming requests:

  • The form must be submitted at least 10 business days prior to the date requested to give the college enough time to process. 15 business days if the request falls outside of business hours.
  • Students will need to submit a copy of their script or storyboard.
  • Scouting is the responsibility of the requestor.
  • Approvals are required from the student's instructor as well as the Department Chair in charge of the filming location the student is requesting.
  • Areas that are off limits: Child Development Center, Rad-Tech, personal offices, and rooftops.
  • Cut off time for filming is 11 p.m.

Link to FilmLA, Providing Permits for Students in the LA City/County area.


The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) grants fellowships to deserving Cinema/TV students with 12 or more units in department classes. Applications are accepted every Fall usually late October.

Information and application can be found at

For students to fill out and give to faculty:

Example Letter of Recommendation (Doc)
Example Letter of Recommendation (PDF)

Life at LACC

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Course Descriptions

Academic Programs: Cinema / TV
College Catalog
Class Schedules
Calendar of Classes & Events
List of Certificates and Degrees in Entertainment

Cinema Television Department


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
Email: @email
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2631