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New York Film Academy

The New York Film Academy (NYFA) is designed for a new generation of storytellers: visual and performing artists who share a driving passion and want to learn by doing, creating their own projects in a hands-on, intensive environment. From day one, NYFA programs balance rigorous academics with practical application to train students to tell compelling visual stories and develop their skills to the fullest extent possible. Students learn to operate industry-standard equipment and software while working in professional facilities, all under the guidance of an award-winning faculty of professionals who remain active in their field. Through the highest quality project-based learning, NYFA students experience how all aspects of their chosen craft relate to, interact with, and depend upon each other.  NYFA is honored to be the film and acting school of choice for many Hollywood filmmakers’ families, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, and Jodie Foster.  NYFA welcomes students from diverse backgrounds — from over 120 countries and all walks of life. This nurtures a supportive, positive atmosphere conducive to the the level of collaboration necessary to create great work.  Students can choose from a rich variety of accelerated degree programs, 1 and 2 year conservatories, workshops as well as teen and kids camps in the visual and performing arts. NYFA has campuses in New York City, Los Angeles, and South Beach, Miami; Gold Coast, Australia; and a year-round location in Florence, Italy. Summer workshops are offered at numerous international locations including Harvard University, Paris, Amsterdam, Beijing, and more.