Congrats to our Degree Program Graduates in Los Angeles!

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2012 graduates

September 2012 MFA and AFA Filmmaking Graduates

New York Film Academy Los Angeles September 2012 MFA and AFA Film Graduates gathered at the Harmony Gold Theater in Hollywood, California dressed in cap and gown and walked on stage to receive their diplomas. Art Helterbran (Chair of the Filmmaking Department), Mike Civille (Dean of Academic Advising), Adam Finer (Chair of Industry Outreach and Professional Development), and Eric Conner (Dean of Students) spoke to the graduates, offering moving words of encouragement for the future. The Commencement Speaker, Harley Peyton (Producer and writer for television shows Twin Peaks and Dracula and feature films Bandits and Friends with Benefits), inspired the graduates with very practical advice for navigating the entertainment industry. Mr. Peyton was extremely surprised and touched when Eric Conner presented him with an Honorary MFA Degree in Producing from the New York Film Academy. Graduates and their family and friends assembled at Bugatta Supper Club afterwards for a fun celebration.

acting graduates

BFA, AFA, and MA Filmmaking and Acting Graduation in Los Angeles

NYFA graduates from the September 2012 BFA Film and Acting, September 2012 MA Film, and March 2013 AFA Acting programs received their degrees during an exciting commencement ceremony at the Harmony Gold Theater in Hollywood California. Dan Mackler (NYFA Los Angeles Director), Lynda Goodfriend (Acting Department Chair), Art Helterbran (Filmmaking Department Chair), and Adam Finer (Chair of Industry Outreach and Professional Development) presided on stage and spoke to the graduates, reminiscing of their time together and encouraging them to pursue their future careers with as much enthusiasm as they did their degrees. The Commencement Speaker, Yuri Lowenthal (one of the most prolific voice over actors in Hollywood and the voice of famed cartoon character Ben Ten), gave a rousing and entertaining address to graduates about the importance of constantly producing work and always finishing what you started. Family and friends in attendance erupted in applause and cheers when degrees were officially conferred upon the graduates and they threw their caps in the air.

Master's Degree

Master of Arts Filmmaking Degrees Conferred Upon NYFA Graduates

On a beautiful day in Hollywood, California, NYFA Los Angeles Master of Arts Film graduates sharply dressed in cap and gown, walked the stage at the Harmony Gold Theater and received their diplomas in front of an audience of proud family and friends looking on. Dan Mackler (NYFA Los Angeles Director), Eric Conner (Dean of Students), Mike Civille (Dean of Academic Advising), Adam Finer (Chair of Industry Outreach and Professional Development), and Louis Fantasia (Dean of Faculty) were in attendance and addressed the graduates, congratulating them on their significant accomplishment and giving sage advice for the future. The Commencement Speaker, Maureen Milligan (who has produced for television shows such as One Tree Hill, Reign, and Eastbound and Down), spoke to the graduates about the importance of pursuing work that incites a spark of inspiration inside them, which coined as “alchemy.” Congratulations to these New York Film Academy Master of Arts Film graduates and the best of luck pursuing your dreams!

Below is a list of all of our graduates:

MFA in Filmmaking

  • Khaliel S. Abdelrahim
  • Siddhant Adlakha
  • Ao Ni MGL
  • David Betran
  • Luca Brinciottimf
  • Sharice Nicole Bryant
  • Gabriel Alicto Chavez
  • Bruce Sze Han Chen
  • ChunYu Chu
  • Massiel Leonor Cordero Núñez
  • Christiano Dias
  • Corinna Elwood
  • Daniel Chinweze Enenta
  • Badr Farha
  • Abhijit Gajwani
  • Aurélien Heilbronn
  • Matt James Hielsberg
  • Kuei-Chieh Hsu
  • Zhifan Huang
  • Kirill Iakimetc
  • Denise Ntombikayise Khumalo
  • Ruchi Kishore
  • Ji Li
  • Jiayi Liang
  • Shangyuan Liao
  • Jiaqi Lin
  • Di Liu
  • Miao Liu
  • Ivan Sergeyevich Lopatkin
  • Yiting Lyu
  • Utku Macuncu
  • Andrew John Messersmith
  • Yusuke Nagasaki
  • Daria Nazarova
  • Nigina Niyazmatova
  • Batuhan Ozbek
  • Kyle David Pavlin
  • Jeremy Paul Pelsinki
  • Laura Elisa Pérez Rebullén
  • Lingling Ruan
  • Michelle Sainz Castro
  • Maral Servat
  • Shaik Nazrin Shah Bin Abdul Rahim
  • Muhan Shen
  • Nuo Shi
  • Nathália Pereira Guerra Simões
  • Song Song
  • Anvita Sudarshan
  • Suleyman Suleymanoglu
  • Huanglizi Sun
  • Yu Sun (Max)
  • Yu Sun
  • Nicci Thompson
  • Chia Ying, Tsai
  • Sevgi Tumen
  • Javier Urtasun
  • Arturo Alejandro Vargas
  • Heran Wang
  • Jing Wen
  • Beixi Wu
  • Shuai Yang
  • Xi Yang
  • Bo Yao
  • Oxana V. Yatsenko
  • Yuki Yoshimatsu
  • Liping Yu
  • An Zhang
  • Xiaoyu Zhang
  • Yating Zhang
  • Zhang Yi
  • Difei Zhou
  • Gabriela Zogall

AFA in Filmmaking

  • Ikem Mfon Chukwudifu
  • Diana Maritza Guerrero
  • JayRex Hale
  • Alejandro Kahuam Lopez
  • Ryan Kenny
  • Roman Kolesov
  • Denis Kulikov
  • Euphrasie Leloup
  • Victor Olea
  • Paul Renna
  • Reghis Reginauld F. Romero V
  • Petros Skevis

BFA in Filmmaking

  • Abdullah Ahmed Badeeb
  • Ge Zhen
  • Yang Jin
  • Liu Jiaqi
  • Mukhomedzhan Ruslan
  • Vladislav Nikitin
  • Christopher Payne Medina
  • Natalia Sofia Raful Guzmán
  • Feiyang Sun
  • Lilian Teplan
  • Kuan Wang

BFA in Acting

  • Xizi Chen
  • Kenneth Michael Huitt
  • Judith Morales Martinez
  • Gabriel Uzcategui
  • Maegan Christine Wilson

AFA in Acting

  • Kelly W Auble
  • David Alanson Bradberry
  • Paulina Garcia Matar
  • Mario J. Lozano-Pacheco
  • Christin Muuli
  • Gabric Ramos
  • Samat Turgunbaev
  • Victoria Sage Watlington

MA in Film & Media Production

  • Adeyemi Hafeez Adesoji
  • Meshari Abdullah B. Albarrak
  • Yiru Chen
  • Robin de Corbière
  • Alon Golan
  • Guanyu Hu
  • Yue Hu
  • Lili Huang
  • Sujith John
  • Veddaant P Joshi
  • Anqi Li
  • Xinyi Liu
  • Matias Azevedo Lovro
  • Khachatur Martirosyan
  • Takafumi Sakabe

MA in Film & Media Production

  • Hagar Mostafa Ali
  • Abdullah Alrachid
  • Marija Apchevska
  • Emilio Sebastiano Caccetta
  • Valeriya Elenskaya
  • Mengxue Gu
  • Soraya Adeline Hajjaji
  • Eduardo Hidalgo Caballero
  • Yue Huang
  • Jin Ye
  • Zhen Li
  • Cunyang Liu
  • Adam Paul Marino
  • John McCain
  • Soni Mizrahi Tuvachi
  • Sandra Prieto Murcia
  • Carlos Rodriguez Izaguirre
  • Zhanbo Shang
  • Yichang Sun
  • Deniz Tokdemir
  • Wang Tian
  • Wang Ying
  • Zhixin Weng
  • Tianyi Wu
  • Liye Yan
  • Zijian Zhang
  • Yao Zhang
  • Yizhao Zhang
  • Ji Zhe

 

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