About this course
This two year accelerated degree program runs on an eight-month calendar, divided into four 16-week semesters. Each of the 16-week semesters requires intensive time demands and a complete commitment on the part of the student. A standard week of study involves additional time required in the evenings and on weekends for classes, rehearsals, and shoots.
- Explore and learn the principles of acting technique.
- Learn the vocabulary of filmmaking for actors.
- Become familiarized with the logistics of performance on a film set.
- Recognize the differences between film acting and stage performance.
- Understand how to break down a scene and analyze a character.
- Rehearse and tape film scenes to be analyzed and critiqued in class.
- Break down, analyze, and rehearse a selected monologue and perform it in front of a live audience.
*New York Film Academy MFA in Acting for Film program is offered at our Los Angeles Campus.
- Students must possess a Bachelor’s degree from a post-secondary institution recognized by the United States Department of Education or a college or university outside of the U.S. that is recognized as a degree-granting institution by their respective governments.
English Language Requirements:
- A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 or higher (213 for computer-based test or 79 for internet-based test); IELTS 6.5 or the equivalent.
- A report from a valid English Language School verifying completion of course level equivalent to a 550 Paper-based TOEFL Score.
- In the case that the documentation is not available, a New York Film Academy representative will use a phone or in-person interview as an opportunity to determine whether or not the applicant has the necessary English language proficiency.