Clooney | Roybal School of Film and Television Production: The specialized academy has also formed partnerships with the Unified District of Los Angeles, George Clooney, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle, and More Stars Backing Grant Heslov, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Avant, Eva Longoria and Working Titles Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and CAA’s Bryan Lourd.
Clooney | Roybal School of Film and Television Production
A new specialized academy will be set up in Los Angeles, focusing on film and TV production. Hence with several Hollywood A-listers as founding members supporting the school.
The Royal School of Film co-founded by the Unified School District of Los Angeles. It joins George Clooney, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle, Eva Longoria, Mindy Kaling Grant Heslov, Nicole Avant, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and CAA.
The Specialized Academy setting to start in the fall of 2022 as a Magnet School. It forms part of a transformation effort across the entertainment industry for underprivileged students, which houses in the Edward R. Roybal Learning Center in the western part of Los Angeles.
Clooney Academy Bring Forth
The founding members will act on the Advisory Board of the Roybal School of Film and Television Production. So as to giving their expertise and support to build a more inclusive career-ready pipeline for film and television.
The school will provide LAUSD educators, industry experts, and professionals with access to renowned storytellers. Hence all supporting students giving vital academic and practical training and lie the explicit foundation for well-paid jobs. A curriculum specifically designs to meet standards prescribed by the California State and the University of California system. It will be included in Principal Blanca Cruz’s opening program. Students also receive dedicated practical experience in the real world.
In the next two years, the Roybal School will start with students in grades 9 and 10 and include grades 11 and 12. Hence they potentially extending the pilot programs to more schools across Los Angeles.
Opportunities For Underserved Community
This effort will help open opportunities for a diverse group of underserved community students,” said LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner in a statement. Hence this groundbreaking program will help prepare students for good-paid jobs in the film and television industry by integrating practical industry experience and student internships into the curriculum.”
“We aim to reflect our country’s diversity better, which is starting early. Therefore it creates high school programs that teach cameras to young people, editing and visual effects and sound. All these are career opportunities this industry offers. It means internships leading to well-paid careers. It’s understanding we’re all together in this,” Clooney said in a statement.
Everyone involve in this effort understands the need for access points: access to resources, information, skills, and mentoring. We hope that every guild and company across the entertainment landscape will join our efforts to make opportunities”
Hence We are inviting everyone to involve and committed to our industry and join this effort. We have the collective power to accelerate so many students’ academic and professional trajectories and bring positive change.”