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Film and Video

The film industry is booming in New York City. Each year, more and more television and movie productions are being shot in New York, and that means more and more job opportunities. In addition to the entertainment industry, talented filmmakers are in demand in fields such as journalism, advertising and education.

So, if you’ve ever been interested in working in this field, now is a great time to start learning some new skills and build up your resume.


The film industry is booming in NYC. Take a course and start getting connections in the industry.

We offer courses covering pre- and post-production, including cinematography, lighting, sound, directing, production design and editing. And even a digital filmmaking course where you'll produce your own short.

We also offer courses in screenwriting for film and television—and how to pitch those ideas. We have acting and comedy improv courses. And for those of you interested in studying and analyzing, rather than making, films, we have courses for you in film appreciation and critique.

Our courses are taught by a faculty of directors, agents, producers, directors of photography, screenwriters and actors. They will all tell you that getting a break or moving up in the film industry is often about networking. Where better to start building a network than by signing up for a course and meeting like-minded people.

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