Film Festivals Success of the New York Film Academy (NYFA) Community

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Each year, the New York Film Academy (NYFA) community–including our students, alumni, and faculty–find a great deal of success on the film festivals circuit, including fests around the globe like the Venice Film Festival, Berlinale, and Sundance.

Here are some of the proud achievements the NYFA community has made on the festival circuit:

AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (AmDocs)

Julia Cheng 1-Year Documentary Filmmaking – NYC Alumni Cricket Liu 2019 Winner – Best International Short Documentary

ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Sara Seligman 2-Year Filmmaking – NYC Alumni Kosnin 2017 Winner – Special Jury Award

BARCELONA FILM FESTIVAL

Sara Seligman 2-Year Filmmaking – NYC Alumni Diego 2014 Golden Lion Award – Short Film Category
Zi Xiang & José Val Bal MFA Filmmaking – LA Alumni A Dog Barking at the Moon 2019 Nominee – GWFF Best First Feature Award – Panorama

DOC NYC

Kuldeep Sah Gangola 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni Ghost Villages of the Himalayas 2019 Official Selection
Serena Smith 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni My Dad Vernon 2019 Official Selection
Lucia Florez MFA Documentary LA; 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni Mamá 2019 Official Selection
Nancy Dionne 1-Year Documentary; 6-Week Documentary NYC Alumni All I See Is the Future 2019 Official Selection
Mollie Moore 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni A Word Away 2019 Official Selection
Joe Cleary 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni Get It 2019 Official Selection
Carolina Gonzales 1-Year Documentary; 6-Week Documentary NYC Alumni B-city 2019 Official Selection
Aya Hamdan 1-Year Documentary; 1-Week Filmmaking NYC Student Baladna 2019 Official Selection
Anna Panova 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni Epiales 2019 Official Selection
Nika Nikanava 1-Year Documentary NYC Alumni Unloved; The Rhythms 2019 Official Selection

FANTASTIC FEST

Alberto Trezza NYFA-LA Screenwriting Faculty We Summon the Darkness 2019 Official Selection

HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL

Prarthana Mohan NYFA-Los Angeles Faculty The MisEducation of Bindu 2019 Winner – Indiana Spotlight Award for Best Director
Ed Timpe NYFA-LA Filmmaking Faculty The MisEducation of Bindu 2019 Official Selection

LUNAFEST

Crickett Rumley NYFA-Los Angeles Director, Film Festivals n/a 2019 Moderator

MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (MANIFF)

Mark O’Connor 6-Week Filmmaking Workshop – NYC Alumni Cardboard Gangsters 2017 Winner – Best Feature Film; Film of the Festival; Best Actor; Outstanding Director; Outstanding Screenplay; Outstanding Cinematography

MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL

Anastasia Kochetkova BFA Acting for Film & MFA Filmmaking – South Beach Alumni Late Again Ana 2019 Official Selection – Cinemaslam
Braulio Jatar & Anaïs Michel 6-Week Documentary Filmmaking Workshop – NYC
1-Year Documentary Filmmaking – NYC
Alumni Where Chaos Reigns 2019 Honorable Mention – HBO Ibero-American Award

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

Mark O’Connor 6-Week Filmmaking Workshop – NYC Alumni Cardboard Gangsters 2017 Winner – Best Foreign Film

NEW YORK LATINO FILM FESTIVAL

Sara Seligman 2-Year Filmmaking – NYC Alumni Coyote Lake 2019 Official Selection

NORDIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (NIFF)

Linnea Larsdotter & Johan Matton 2-Year Musical Theatre – NYC & Alum: 2-Year Acting for Film; 2-Day Line Producing – NYC Alumni n/a 2015 – Present Founders
Michael Young NYFA President n/a n/a Award Presenter

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Braulio Jatar & Anaïs Michel 6-Week Documentary Filmmaking Workshop – NYC
1-Year Documentary Filmmaking – NYC
Alumni Where Chaos Reigns 2019 Winner – Golden Gate Award for Best Short Documentary

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Aya Hamdan 1-Week Filmmaking & 1-Year Documentary Filmmaking – NYC Student Dunya’s Day 2019 Winner – Short Film Jury Award for International Fiction

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

Craig Caton 3D Animation & VFX – Los Angeles Chair n/a 2019 Taught Master Classes as part of the fest
Shahad Ameen 1-Year Screenwriting – New York Alumni Scales 2019 Nominated – Critics Week Luigi De Laurentiis Award for Debut Film

 

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