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Links to Download Documents and Forms:

All Certificate and Degree Requirements Offered by LACC Cinema/TV



Information on the New Degree to Transfer to a CSU School

PREREQUISITES (to challenge a class)

Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form (Doc)

Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form (PDF)


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

LACC Campus Activity Request Link (For Permission to Shoot on Campus)
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)

 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

 Chair Office Hours

Jen Vaughn

Spring 2021 Office Hours

Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Friday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesdays: Teaching Office Hours Only

Schedule a Zoom appointment with the Cinema/TV Department Chair:

 Life at LACC

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

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911