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!
PAST SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS
|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|
|AL PACINO, ACTORThe Godfather Trilogy, Scarface, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Scent of a Woman|
|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.
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
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
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
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
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:
Robert Downey Jr.
Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
Directors Stephen Frears (The Queen),
Peter Bogdanovich (Last Picture Show), and
Roger Donaldson (Bank Job)
James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment)
Jim Sheridan (In The Name of the Father)
George Romero (Night of the Living Dead)
F. Murray Abraham
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)