new york film academy

CISL Pathway Partner - New York Film Academy

“The most hands-on intensive programs in the world.”


Reach your dreams of working in the movie industry—either in front of or behind the camera—at New York Film Academy, a private college located in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. Through Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degrees in (among many others) Film Directing, Film Production, Acting, Game Design, and Animation, students learn first-hand the details of the film industry.  The school also offers a Digital Journalism degree, which stemmed from a partnership with NBC in 2007. NYFA’s partnerships with large corporations such as Rolling Stone Magazine, NASA, and Sony Animation provide students with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to work with some of the largest (and most esteemed) corporations and organizations in the U.S.

School Highlights:

  • Guest lectures from industry experts such as Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey, Al Pacino, Ron Howard, and Glenn Close.
  • An impressive list of visiting and permanent faculty members, including professional actors, film makers, screenwriters, and performers
  • Real-world experience in your future field
  • Unique artistic community and diverse student population with students from over 75 countries



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new york film academy pathway

Location: New York, New York and Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida

Student Population: 7,000

Popular Programs Include:

  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for film
  • Musical theatre
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Documentary filmmaking
  • Photography

On-campus Housing: Yes

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2017 pathway brochure


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