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New York Film Academy About Us

OPEN HOUSE

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OPEN HOUSES

We invite you to join us at one of our Open Houses. The Open Houses (offered virtually and in-person) are a great way to learn all about NYFA as well as have your questions answered.





New York/Los Angeles/South Beach, USA
Open House Sessions


In these sessions we will be discussing:

Campuses & Locations:
  • Online
  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • South Beach, Miami
  • Florence, Italy
  • Gold Coast, Australia
  • Programs:
  • Undergraduate Degrees
  • Graduate Degree Programs
  • One & Two Year Conservatory Programs
  • Online and On-Campus Workshops


  • We will cover program information, Admissions Requirements, Financial Aid, Veteran’s Affairs, Housing, and the Visa Process for International Students.



    Live Virtual Open House Sessions - Adult Programs

    July 16, 2022
    Saturday

    1:00 p.m. ET




    2022 Future U.S. Live Virtual Open House Session Dates - Adult Programs
    August 20, 2022 November 19, 2022
    September 17, 2022 December 17, 2022
    October 22, 2022



    Live Virtual Open House Sessions - Teens and Kids Youth Programs


    We will also be holding a Live Virtual Open House session for NYFA's Teens & Kids Youth Programs, where we will be sharing more information on our teens and kids programs, locations, application and enrollment processes, and much more.

    July 16, 2022
    Saturday

    2:00 p.m. ET





    2022 Future U.S. Live Virtual Open House Session Dates - Teens and Kids Youth Programs
    August 20, 2022 November 19, 2022
    September 17, 2022 December 17, 2022
    October 22, 2022




    Gold Coast, Australia
    Open Day

    On-Campus Info Session


    2 July 2022
    Saturday

    10:00 a.m. AEST
    Venue: New York Film Academy Australia
    Address: Southport Central Towers, Central 2E,
                     5 Lawson Street, Southport QLD 4215


    Join us for our On-Campus Info Session held in person at the Southport Central campus. Find out how to join our Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs starting 5 September 2022 and Teen Camps starting 4 July 2022!

    At the On-Campus Info Session you can:
    • Speak in-person with staff and faculty to learn more about our hands-on Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs in Acting for Film, Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Producing and 3D Animation & VFX programs, entry requirements, financial options and career paths.
    • Check out the industry-standard equipment and state-of-the-art campus facilities.
    • Go behind-the-scenes on NYFA Australia’s professional film set.
    • Hear about updates on Warner Bros. Movie World partnership
    • Walk-through the application process with one of the support staff on-campus.
    • Sign up to Teen Camp for the next holiday
    RSVP is essential. Please complete the form to reserve your spot for Info Session!


    2022 Future Australia On-Campus Open Day Dates
    6 August 2022



    Online Open Day

    3 September 2022
    11:00 a.m. AEST




    Registration Link Coming Soon
    We invite you to join us on our Online Open Day. These sessions are live and you can submit questions to the hosts to be answered live during the session. The Online Open Day will include information on the following:
    • Programs and areas of study we offer
    • Equipment you will work with during your time here
    • Learn about our faculty and alumni
    • Warner Bros. Movie World partnerships
    • Application and enrollment process
    • Explore your pathways to degrees
    • Financial options
    • Application submission session


    2022 Future Australia Online Open Day Dates
    New dates coming soon.




    New York Film Academy Disclaimer
    New York Film Academy Disclaimer
    Acting for Film Scholarship Audition Guidelines

    In order to apply for the scholarship audition for the Acting for Film One and Two Year Programs or the Acting for Film Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts and Associate of Fine Arts at the New York Film Academy, all applicants must submit a program application to audition. Applications can be submitted online or you can bring the application to the auditions. There is a $65 application fee required.

    Please prepare two contemporary, contrasting monologues of approximately 60- 90 seconds per monologue.
    New York Film Academy does not offer full tuition scholarships. The goal of the Audition is to assess the Creative Talent of an individual applicant for a talent based discount of up to $15,000 (USD) per year.


    Please do not perform monologues from classical texts, e.g Shakespeare, Chekhov, Ibsen, or original works.

    Your monologues must be age appropriate and from a legitimate source material published from film, television, or theatre. We suggest reading as many plays as you can get your hands on. This will help you begin to recognize the structure of a good scene within a play. Playwrights such as Shepard, Shanley, Margulies, LaBute, Rebeck, Mamet, Rapp etc. are a great place to start. Please feel free to contact the admissions office if you have any questions about appropriate material.

    We want you to find pieces that excite you. But most importantly, we want you to find monologues and characters that you have a personal connection to. The more connected you are to the character’s circumstances, the more we get to see your talent and personality.

    If an "in-person" audition is not possible, applicants may submit an audition on DVD or via private YouTube links. Please make sure your name, the program name and start date for which you are applying is written on the DVD.

    An Admissions Representative will contact you shortly after your audition with an admissions decision and instructions for the award applied to your records.

    Musical Theatre Scholarship Audition Guidelines

    In order to apply for the scholarship audition for the One or Two Year Musical Theatre program at the New York Film Academy, all applicants must submit a program application to audition. Applications can be submitted online or you can bring the application to the auditions. There is a $65 application fee required. All grants and scholarships will be awarded based on talent.

    All musical theatre applicants must prepare a 60-90 second monologue from a published contemporary American play or screenplay and two short contrasting musical theatre songs.

    New York Film Academy does not offer full tuition scholarships. The goal of the Audition is to assess the Creative Talent of an individual applicant for a talent based discount of up to $15,000 (USD) per year.


    When auditioning in person, please bring your own accompaniment on CD or iPod for your musical selections. When choosing audition selections, it is important to choose material that is age and type appropriate. It is also important to read the entire play, screenplay or libretto prior to your audition. Applications should be completed online or turned in prior to your audition in order to schedule your audition appointment.

    An Admissions Representative will contact you shortly after your audition with an admissions decision.

    If an "in-person" audition is not possible, applicants may submit an audition on DVD or via private YouTube links. Please make sure your name, the program name and start date for which you are applying is written on the DVD.

    We want you to find pieces that excite you. But most importantly, we want you to find monologues and songs that you have a personal connection to. The more connected you are to the character’s circumstances, the more we get to see your talent and personality.