ELS Hollywood is located on the modern campus of The Los Angeles Film School in the global entertainment hub of Hollywood, California. Observe film screenings and famous speakers in the campus’s THX-certified theater, and enjoy Los Angeles’s year-round sunshine and easy access to beaches, downtown, nightlife, and famous recording and production studios.
Diverse student population from 10+ different countries
Very close walking distance to: numerous restaurants, banks, shopping, convenience store, and transportation lines (bus and train)
The ELS Center is located in the historic RCA Building, where rock legends such as the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley recorded music albums
A 345-seat, THX certified-theater featuring a Sony 4K projector where ELS students are invited to see numerous movie screenings each month at no cost
Students can expect to take public transportation via bus and/or train for their daily commute.
Please note that many ELS/Hollywood homestays are outside of the Hollywood area, and are near surrounding neighborhoods, including the famous Beverly Hills.
On orientation day, all students are led to the local station to purchase weekly and monthly transportation passes.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week. Breakfast is usually self-serve at a time convenient to the student. Dinner is typically a prepared meal shared with the hosts.
Student Residence (Off Campus)
The ELS student residence is conveniently located just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the Center. It is a one building complex that consists of 8 separate, non-coed, apartments. Students can choose to walk, bike, or take public transportation (bus or train) to and from the center.
There is a large lounge area provided for all students. This space includes tables and chairs, as well as a shared BBQ where students are able to cook their own meals.
Cost per Session
No meals included. There are several supermarkets and restaurants located in close walking distance to both the student residence and the ELS Hollywood Center.