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SAN DIEGO – A local high school is going Hollywood, Point Loma High School unveiled its brand new motion pictures facility Thursday.

Point Loma HS unveils new film studioThe $3.6 million facility should give students on the job training while they are in school.

“The kids walk in here and they literally go from high school kids to professionals and they see it instantly, “ Point Loma High School Cinematic Arts teacher Anthony Palmiotto said.

At nearly 5,000 square-feet, the new studio has everything including green screens, professional audio and video editing rooms and other top of the line tools.

“The cameras allow me to do more in low light conditions and kind of go places and shoot things that I wasn’t able to before,” Point Loma High School senior Sam Vanroon said.

That money came from Proposition S, a bond measure approved by San Diego voters in 2008, and another fund matching grant California Prop 1D.

“This provides just a groundbreaking start, a head start to my career path,” Point Loma High School senior Robert Tharp said. “The skills here and what students are taught is exactly what can be applied towards the industry.”

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