New York Film Academy Notable Alumni
ACTOR | FILMMAKER
Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most famous basketball players in the world. He is also a graduate of the filmmaking conservatory program. He received private instruction in directing and cinematography at our campus on Universal Studios. Trading his basketball for the camera, he is now a color commentator and analyst for TNT’s Inside the NBA.
O’Neal had a cameo role in What Men Want and played a small role in Adam Sandler’s Netflix movie Hubie Halloween.
Program Studied at NYFA: Filmmaking
Program Type: 4-Week Filmmaking
Year Attended/Graduated: 2011
Location: Los Angeles
Highlights: Hubie Halloween, What Men Want, Snow Dogs, The Simpsons, Blended, The Lego Movie, The Smurfs 2, Kazaam, He Got Game