George Clooney, Eva Longoria Help Launch LAUSD’s Entertainment Business Magnet School – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An impressive slate of Hollywood’s elite are joining forces to help train Los Angeles students in underserved communities for jobs in the entertainment industry.

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George Clooney, Eva Longoria, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle, Mindy Kaling are among the actors who will serve as the founding advisory board of the Roybal School of Film and Television Production. The new magnet school will be launched in Fall 2022 and be housed within the Edward R. Roybal Learning Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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The school will connect industry professionals and experts with students who aspire to a career in the entertainment industry.

“Physics is involved in the choice of a lens by a cinematographer, math is part of the foundation for a musical score in a film, critical thinking skills are needed to design a set, screenwriters needs…

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