MFA in Acting for Film

New York Film Academy
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January May September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • 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.


Semester One

  • Technique & Scene Study I
  • Acting for Film I
  • Voice & Speech I
  • Movement I
  • Filmcraft
  • Cinema Studies

Semester Two

  • Technique & Scene Study II
  • Acting for Film II
  • Voice & Speech II
  • Movement II
  • Improvisation
  • Collaboration Workshop

Semester Three

  • Writing for Actors
  • Acting for Film III: Scripted TV
  • Voiceover Workshop
  • Stage to Screen I (Play)
  • Shakespeare

Semester Four

  • Master’s Scene Study
  • Thesis Development
  • Business of Acting/Audition Technique
  • Stage to Screen II (Film)
  • Electives
  • Sketch Comedy
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Stunt Workshop
  • Singing for Actors
  • Advanced Stage Projects
  • Entertainment Law

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