L.A. Intensive

August 9–17, 2014

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You've graduated. Now what? Planning a move to Los Angeles? Want to learn about career opportunities in the entertainment industry? Want to find a job in the entertainment industry? L.A. Intensive is the program for you.

Jumpstart Your Career!

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    Ask the pros

    • Get hands-on career advice from industry professionals
    • Learn about a range of career opportunities in the entertainment industry
    • Panel discussions with industry professionals

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    Go inside Hollywood

    • See how television productions are made
    • Find out what happens behind the scenes in Hollywood
    • Experience the nuts and bolts of the film business

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    Discover L.A.

    Learn about the geographic and cultural resources of Los Angeles

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"I learned more in a few days than I did in 3 years at University!" -Christina, LA Intensive 2013 Alumna

Registration Process

Application Requirements

Applications are considered complete when all of the following items have been uploaded to the The American Pavilion site (Items 1,2 and 3), and received at The American Pavilion mailing address  (Items 4,5,6 and 7) and a $50 non-refundable application fee has been paid.

1. Application form

2. Essay questions

3. One standard passport sized headshot photo for accreditation in digital .jpg format. Minimum dimensions: 100×140 pixels, maximum file size: 1 mb. File must be titled as applicant’s full name (ie: doe_john.jpg).

4. Copy of college or business school transcript

5. Current resume

6. Letter of recommendation from professor.  Letter must be signed and on letterhead.

7. Letter of recommendation from current or former employer.  Letter must be signed and on letterhead.

Completed applications are reviewed by The American Pavilion Selection Committee on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet all of the requirements for admission will be contacted for a telephone interview and notified of a decision on a first come, first served basis.

Payment may  be made on-line with major credit cards or by check or money order, made payable to The American Pavilion. Payments by check and application items 4-7 can be mailed to:

L.A. Intensive Program Selection Committee
The American Pavilion
9336 West Washington Boulevard
Building C, Suite 106
Culver City, CA 90232

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Conditions of Acceptance

If accepted into the program, applicant has four days to confirm participation in the program. Failure to confirm acceptance may result in losing your place in the program.

If accepted Early Decision, a non-refundable payment of  $1995 is due within two weeks of acceptance to hold your place in the program.  An additional payment of $1000 is due 30 days later.

If accepted General Admission, a non refundable payment of $2995.00 is due within two weeks of acceptance.

Failure to comply with the above stated conditions may result in forfeiting your place in the program.

Important Dates:

Early admissions application deadline: February 10, 2014 (postmark date)
General application deadline: June 6, 2014 (postmark date)

Flight/Travel Arrangements:

If accepted to the Program, students are responsible for travel arrangements to and from Los Angeles

Please note: The program is available to Los Angeles-based applicants who do not wish to participate in the housing and meals option, for $2495.

Program Fee: $2995, includes:

  • Eight nights of shared accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner each day
  • End of program networking party
  • Tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, The San Fernando Valley and beach media district
  • Panel discussions with industry professionals
  • Tours of entertainment industry businesses
  • Private studio tours
  • Sitcom taping
  • Career workshop
  • End of program networking party
Questions?

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