The New York Film Academy is one of the most popular American film schools. More than half of the students are foreigners from 80 different countries.
The Academy was founded in 1992 by Hollywood producer Jerry Sherlock, who decided to create an educational institution to train directors, actors, playwrights and other film industry workers, offering quality, practice-oriented education at affordable prices.
Today, the New York Film Academy has several branches in the States, as well as a number of overseas campuses in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. In addition to an extensive list of specialties, including such areas as acting, directing fiction and documentary films, television journalism, 3D-animation, the school offers many different forms and content of training programs. At NYFA, you can get a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or an Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree. In addition, on the basis of the university, there are short-term 1-12-week workshops in the format of the workshop, 1-, 2-year-old conservatory and summer camps for children and teenagers.
Despite its youth, the New York Film Academy has already managed to shine in the national rankings of educational institutions. The Good University Ranking Guide called the school one of the best universities in America to study screenwriting. But more it is more than a place in the ratings, the progress of the young film school is reflected in the opinion of film industry professionals.
The students of NYFA were relatives of such prominent personalities as Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, Robert Downey Jr., Jodie Foster, Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Frears.
Accommodation and meals
The school offers accommodations in several New York residences. Most of them admit students in 2-bed or multi-bed rooms, equipped with an individual bathroom and a full-size refrigerator. There are a laundry, fitness center and 24-hour security. Free internet access is provided.
For those who want more independence, the school offers accommodation in the residence of the New Yorker, which is equipped with rooms created for 1 person. Also, on request, it is possible to select studio apartments or private apartments that are located near the New York Film Academy school.
Exhibitions and entertainment
Studying at the New York Film Academy is an exciting and unforgettable experience. But from time to time, the school holds unique events with the participation of world celebrities.
In addition, school students have great opportunities for recreation and exhibitions in New York. Fans of theatrical art will be able to visit the legendary productions of Broadway, shopping lovers will see the city’s famous shopping centers, and nightlife lovers will enjoy incredibly energetic clubs, bars and discos.