ArtCenter’s location in Los Angeles, the heart of the entertainment industry, enables us to build a faculty of working filmmakers, screenwriters, producers, actors, editors and cinematographers.

Our department boasts extensive network connections to Hollywood’s most influential iconoclasts and innovators who enhance our curriculum through an ongoing rotation of guest lecturers, that often includes studio chiefs and A-List actors.

Our faculty members also function as mentors, who guide and assist students in the design, development and production of their projects. This relationship helps students navigate the program through creative coaching, one-on-one feedback sessions as well as long-term career planning.

Department Chair

Ross LaManna

Ross has sold screenplays and written for many studios, including Disney.