STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of the New York Film Academy (NYFA) is to further a global understanding of, and appreciation for, the art and craft of visual storytelling through the education and training of interested and qualified individuals, and to hone the skills of future professionals so that they may one day serve the visual storytelling arts as industry leaders.
The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. New York Film Academy courses have been designed to increase students’ creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy’s goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. New York Film Academy’s expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual.
New York Film Academy has set the following objectives to fulfill its stated mission:
- To provide a learning environment conducive to creative thought and artistic expression, as well as hands-on collaboration.
- To help students better appreciate the art and craft of visual storytelling so that they may develop as artists and better express their personal artistic visions.
- To empower students to find and develop a creative voice.
- To teach and develop new capabilities in students’ approach to the art and craft of visual storytelling.