Media Studies School Trip To Los Angeles
Visit the city of Angels, and mix among the stars of Hollywood Boulevard. Understand more about the entertainment industry so key to this city. Learn how Hollywood got its name.
Walk along Hollywood Blvd and visit Dolby's Chinese Theatre
Go Behind the Scenes of Warner Brothers & Paramount Studios
Learn tips from the pros and make your own short film
Meet a media Pro
*Entrance fees for the featured excursions and guides as detailed are included in typical price.
Students can see for themselves the famous places so often seen in films and on TV. Beverly Hills is the stomping ground of the rich and famous and the glitzy Rodeo Drive is where they come to shop. Or take a trip down Hollywood Boulevard and see the famous names on the Walk of Fame, a tribute to artists working in the entertainment industry.
Learn from the experts and produce your own short 3-minute movie. Understand the importance of how to make the perfect movie. Whether you are interested in producing, directing, writing or acting this is the place for you, and discover skills you never knew you had.
A once in a lifetime opportunity for students to interact with a highly respected member of the entertainment community. This amazing setting allows students to get up close and personal, and ask the questions they have always wanted answered.
A chance to get a behind the scenes glimpse at this popular film studios with a knowledgeable guide. See outdoor sets and soundstages from well-known film and TV productions such as The Big Bang Theory, La La Land and Friends. The tour includes displays of props, costumes and vehicles including the Batmobile Collection. There is a working replica of the Central Perk Café from Friends.
Meet a media professional with a visit to one of LA’s most reputable institutions of Film and Television. Learn about the curriculum, history, innovations and its achievements. You will be up close and with state of the art facilities and equipment which the students use for their Film & TV classes.
Go behind the scenes on the legendary Universal Studios tour to explore Hollywood’s most famous backlot. Students climb aboard trams for a video-hosted tour that shows them Jaws lurking beneath the waters, explosive special effects of the Fast and the Furious, Wisteria Lane from the hit series Desperate Housewives and the legendary Bates Motel from Psycho.
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the walkable town of Santa Monica north of Los Angeles. Attractions include the sandy beach and famous pier, the Pacific Park amusement park, Looff Hippodrome Carousel and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. The original muscle beach is located next to the pier.
Why groups like it:
Why groups like it:
- Learn from the people that know what it takes to make it in LA
- Experience behind the scenes of a functioning movie studio
- Learn first-hand how to make a movie and leave with the finished product
- Understand the multiple industries and skills involved in productions
- Explore the history and development of the entertainment industry in Hollywood
- Discover, explore and have fun with fellow students and teachers
Students will have had an opportunity to:
- Gain film making skills
- Gain independence and self-confidence
- Understand the importance of the film and entertainment industry in Los Angeles
- Gain personal organisation skills, co-operation skills and work with others in a variety of environments