Summer Camps, After-School & Weekend Workshops

On-Campus & Online


Whether you enroll in our Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Screenwriting, Broadcast Journalism, Photography, Musical Theatre, Game Design, Music Video, Documentary Filmmaking, or 3D Animation programs, you will gain intensive study in your discipline. Students develop new skills, make lasting friendships, develop their portfolios, and grow as artists.

Since 1996, thousands of teenagers and kids from all over the world have taken part in our intensive day and weekend camps in New York City; Los Angeles, CA; South Beach in Miami, FL; Harvard University in Cambridge, MA; Paris, France; Florence, Italy; the Gold Coast, Australia; and Online. We invite you to join us!



gs-steven-spielberg STEVEN SPIELBERG, DIRECTORJaws, E.T., Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List, Munich, Indiana Jones, Catch Me If You Can, The Terminal, Minority Report
gs-al-pacino AL PACINO, ACTORThe Godfather Trilogy, Scarface, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Scent of a Woman
gs-glenn-close GLENN CLOSE, ACTOR Reversal of Fortune, Dangerous Liaisons, Fatal Attraction, Jagged Edge, Damages, The Stepford Wives, The West Wing, 101 Dalmations
Speakers are not guaranteed for every workshop.


Teen & Kids Camps (Ages 10-17)

Arguably the most exciting city in the world, NYC is the perfect training ground for young artists. more info

Teen & Kids Camps (Ages 10-17)

With its beautiful weather and close proximity to Hollywood, LA is the ideal location to attend one of our camps for teens. more info

Teen & Kids Camps (Ages 14-17)

With its vibrant, sun-dappled background and stunning art deco architecture, South Beach is a one-of-a-kind place to study film and acting. more info

Teen & Kids Camps (Ages 10-17)

Online workshops and summer camps provide an active, creative learning experience where students interact with instructors and classmates from all around the world and create original work. more info

Teen Camps (Ages 14-17)

Attend summer camp in Florence, Italy, a city full of inspirational history and culture. Our camps for teens are held amidst the greatest artistic and architectural works of the renaissance. more info

Teen Camps (Ages 14-17)

With its beautiful beaches, pristine rainforests and exotic wildlife, Australia makes for an inspirational location to attend one of our summer camps for teens. more info

Teen Camps (Ages 14-17)

As a prestigious Ivy League university and perhaps the most famous learning institution in the world, Harvard is the perfect location to attend summer camp for teens. more info

Teen Camps (Ages 14-17)

Touted as the most romantic city in the world and the birthplace of cinema, Paris is the ideal backdrop to attend summer camp for teens. more info


Who Attends New York Film Academy Summer Camps

We have attracted an extraordinarily diverse student body from all over the world. The Film Academy is honored to be the film school of choice for many Hollywood filmmakers, actors, and figures from the entertainment and media world who have sent a son, daughter or family member to study with us. Here is a partial list:

Steven Spielberg
Martin Scorsese
Bruce Springsteen
Al Pacino
Robert Downey Jr.
Jamie Foxx
Jodie Foster
Kevin Kline
Pierce Brosnan
Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
Bono (U2)
Directors Stephen Frears (The Queen),
Peter Bogdanovich (Last Picture Show), and
Roger Donaldson (Bank Job)

James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment)
Terry Gilliam
Jim Sheridan (In The Name of the Father)
George Romero (Night of the Living Dead)
F. Murray Abraham
Melanie Griffith
Val Kilmer
Sharon Stone
Amy Irving
Drew Carey
Jean Claude Van Damme
Three-time Oscar Winner Arthur Cohn
(One Day in September)
Charles Gassot (The Taste of Others)

Sheila Nevins (HBO President, Documentary & Family).
Diana Ross (The Supremes)
Ric Ocasek (The Cars)
Andy Summers (The Police)
Ed Catmull (Walt Disney & Pixar President)
Doug Herzog (President MTV)
Howard Schultz (Starbucks CEO)
Donatella Versace (famed fashion designer)
Ben Bradlee (VP of The Washington Post & Legion of Honor winner)
Dan Marino (Hall of Fame Quarterback)