About this course
The Academy's Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking Program is a two year accelerated course of study that gives students the all-around filmmaking experience necessary to make their own films.
In the 69 credit program, students receive over 2,000 hours of hands-on instruction and actual production experience.
Students shoot projects on 16mm film, 35mm film, High-Def, Super 16mm, and the RED Dragon camera system. All projects are edited digitally.
The curriculum integrates intensive study in all the major filmmaking disciplines including directing, cinematography, screenwriting, producing, and editing. Our program is for people who have the passion to plunge into full-time filmmaking, and to commit themselves to a focused and demanding curriculum.
No previous filmmaking experience is required, however, participants must work with self-discipline, energy and mutual respect. Our program is for people who have the passion to plunge into full-time filmmaking, and to commit themselves to a focused and demanding curriculum.
*New York Film Academy MFA in Filmaking program is offered at our Los Angeles & South Beach, Florida 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.