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Acting for Film



Acting for Film

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Miami Film School

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More and more students are making the choice to go to film school, whether to pursue their dreams of becoming a professional filmmaker or to acquire the essential skills to create their own films. The New York FIlm Academy’s Miami location stands out as offering a filmmaking education like no other. With over 20 years of refining our curriculum and producing students who have gone on to successful careers in the entertainment industry, New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida, brings the Academy’s tradition of learning by doing to the South Beach neighborhood of Miami.

As one of the best film schools around, NYFA South Beach, Miami, stands out from the many other programs and film schools through the Academy’s emphasis on learning by doing. Students not only receive an extensive education in the theory and practice of essential film concepts and practices, but they also learn to write, direct, produce, and edit their own original films — all while gaining extensive on-set experience by serving in a variety of crew positions on their fellow students’ films, shot in and around Miami.

In addition to the project-based curriculum, Miami Film School students also receive the benefit of studying under the Academy’s outstanding faculty of professional filmmakers who remain active in the industry. That’s not all; students receive the added benefit of shooting in and around Miami, Florida, presenting them with numerous filming opportunities they would not receive elsewhere. In short, the film school at New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida provides students with an incomparable film education that actively prepares them for a career in the industry.

Film Courses

Upon enrolling in the film school at New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida students take a wide variety of film courses that include the following, depending on the particular degree program they take at our Miami location.

Film Aesthetics Cinematography Advanced Production Workshop
Editing Production Workshop Intermediate Film Production
Screenwriting Cinema Studies Intermediate Film Post Production
Sound Design Director’s Craft Elements of Feature Screenwriting
Digital Editing Acting for Directors Synchronous Sound Production Workshop
Producing Short Film Directing

Film Classes

For students considering enrolling in a film class at our Miami location, they can do so throughout the year as the Academy offers rolling enrollment. To learn more about the start dates and tuition for each of our film classes, please click here.

Film Degrees

For students interested in obtaining either a BFA or MFA film degree, they can choose from one of the following options. Students enrolled in a one-year program at either our Los Angeles or New York campus can also transfer their credits for advanced standing in one of the following film degree programs.

Miami Film School: Film Workshops

Designed for students who wish to study filmmaking in a more concise time period, New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida offers a film workshop that fits perfectly with students’ schedules, depending on their availability and interest.

Miami Film School: Film Programs

NYFA’s South Beach, Miami, campus offers a one-year conservatory program to provide students with a solid foundation in filmmaking and prepare them to enter the industry.

Miami Film School: FILM ALUMNI

Since it’s inception in 1992, The New York Film Academy’s film school alumni have gone on to secure enviable positions in the film industry and direct their own films. Some of the films that our alumni have worked on include the following:

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Hands of Stone poster

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Men In Black III movie poster

There Will Be Blood movie poster

Tron: Legacy movie poster

Tower Heist movie poster
Fresh Prince of Bel Air poster

King of Queens movie poster

Parks and Rec movie poster

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At the New York Film Academy’s South Beach, Miami film school faculty members and curriculum are focused on providing students with the real world know-how to help them succeed in the film industry. Students have numerous opportunities available to them after graduation that include positions in the following companies.

Cinematographer Camera Operator Camera Assistant
Digital Imaging Technician Gaffer Set Lighting Technician
Key Grip Dolly Grip 2nd Unit Director of Photography
Videographer Colorist Editor

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HBO logo ABC logo

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Contact the Miami Film School

To learn more about the film school at New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida, please call us at +1 (305) 534-6009 or email us at Follow the below links for more information.

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