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LIVE VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON EVENTS FOR SPAIN, MEXICO & CENTRAL AMERICA
MAY 31, 2022 - June 24, 2022


New York Film Academy is conducting Information Sessions, Auditions & Portfolio Reviews, and Cinematography Master Classes for students in Spain, Mexico and Central America.

Our Information Sessions offer an opportunity to learn about our programs, locations, student life, and enrollment process.

Our Auditions & Portfolio Reviews offer applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their talents for consideration and acceptance into the program and to assess their eligibility for grants or scholarships.

Our Cinematography Master Class ‘Creating the Visual Metaphor’ explores how the choices a cinematographer makes regarding camera and lighting can enhance cinematic storytelling by setting the tone, evoking emotion and directing attention.



VIRTUAL CINEMATOGRAPHY MASTER CLASSES
May 31, 2022
  • 3:00 p.m. New York Time // 9:00 p.m. Madrid Time
  • 9:00 p.m. New York Time // 8:00 p.m. Mexico City Time (this event is recommended for Mexico & Central America)
VIRTUAL INFO SESSIONS
June 2, 2022
  • 3:00 p.m. New York Time // 9:00 p.m. Madrid Time
  • 9:00 p.m. New York Time // 8:00 p.m. Mexico City Time (this event is recommended for Mexico & Central America)
VIRTUAL 1:1: MEETINGS / AUDITIONS / PORTFOLIO REVIEWS
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Local Times
  • Panama - June 6, 2022
  • Guatemala - June 7, 2022
  • Costa Rica - June 8, 2022
  • Honduras - June 9, 2022
  • El Salvador - June 9, 2022
  • Spain - June 10 & 11, 2022
  • Mexico - June 22, 23 & 24, 2022
IN-PERSON 1:1 MEETINGS / AUDITIONS / PORTFOLIO REVIEWS
Mexico City - June 15 - 18, 2022
  • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mexico City Time


WHO SHOULD BOOK AN AUDITION/PORTFOLIO REVIEW?

Only if you have applied to any of these programs, you should schedule an Audition or Portfolio Review:
  • Audition:
    • Graduate (MFA): Acting for Film
    • Undergraduate (BFA & AFA): Acting for Film
    • One & Two Year Conservatory: Musical Theatre and Acting for Film
    • Workshops: Musical Theatre (excludes online workshops)
  • Portfolio Review:
    • Graduate (MFA & MA): Filmmaking, Producing, Cinematography, 3D Animation and VFX, Game Design, Screenwriting, Graphic Design, Documentary Filmmaking, Photography
    • Undergraduate (BFA & AFA): Filmmaking, Producing, 3D Animation and VFX, Game Design, Screenwriting, Graphic Design, Photography
    • One & Two Year Conservatory: Filmmaking, Producing, Cinematography, 3D Animation and VFX, Game Design, Screenwriting, Graphic Design, Documentary Filmmaking, Photography
Auditions and Portfolios Reviews are not required for most of our short-term or online workshops. If you are ready to apply you may present your Audition or Portfolio for review and possibly be awarded Financial Aid.



ABOUT THE CINEMATOGRAPHY MASTER CLASS INSTRUCTOR, JONATHAN WHITTAKER

Jonathan Whittaker, Chair of the Short-term Intensive Programs at the New York Film Academy, is a New York-based content creator. With over 20 years of experience, he has produced, directed and lensed features, short films, music videos, live concerts, commercials, TV shows, virtual reality experiences and 3D specials. Two of his feature producing credits include Train Baby and America Here We Come.

Nissan, Sony Pictures, FILM.UA, DirecTV, Gillette, Hyundai, Sports Illustrated, Son Little and Banky Wellington are just a few of his clients and collaborators. When he is not on set or in an edit you can usually find him at the head of a lecture hall sharing his thoughts on the art of cinematography and the director’s craft. In addition to serving as a resident instructor of Filmmaking and Virtual Reality at the NYFA New York campus he has also given guest lectures and spoken on panels spanning the globe.

Jonathan also serves on the board as a creative advisor and story producer for boutique production houses like Cinematografo, Mudskipper Labs and The Kr8tiv.



PROGRAMS OFFERED AT NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY
COLLEGE OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
NYFA Programs
Filmmaking
Acting for Film
Musical Theatre
Photography
Screenwriting
Producing
Cinematography
3D Animation & VFX
Game Design
Documentary Filmmaking
Broadcast Journalism
Digital Editing
Virtual Reality
Music Video

NYFA Locations
New York
Los Angeles
South Beach, Miami
Gold Coast, Australia
Florence, Italy
Harvard University
Paris, France
Beijing, China
Online
                                                                        Not all programs are offered at all locations
For more information about these events please email mexico@nyfa.edu and a representative will be in contact with you to answer any questions you have.

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Audition Requirements

Acting Audition Requirements:
Please prepare two contemporary, contrasting 60-90 second monologues from a published contemporary English language play or screenplay.

Musical Theatre Audition Requirements:
Please prepare two contrasting musical theatre songs and one contemporary monologue from an American play (each piece should be approximately 60-90 seconds in length).

PORTFOLIO REVIEW Requirements

Creative samples can be accepted in various stages of development, or as completed work. Examples of work can range from drawings, conceptual illustrations, short films, screenplays, poetry, short stories, storyboards, designs, photographs, three-dimensional models, or digitally generated images. See our website for more details.

***Auditions are required for acceptance for some programs in Acting for Film and Musical Theatre. Talent Based Tuition Awards are for long-term Acting and Musical Theatre Programs. Portfolio Reviews are for long-term programs in Filmmaking, Documentary Filmmaking, Media Studies, Photography, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Screenwriting, Graphic Design, 3D Animation & VFX, and Game Design. Portfolio Reviews for Talent Based Tuition Awards are for Degree Programs only. Programs 1-year or longer are considered long-term programs. To audition or to have your portfolio reviewed for the New York Film Academy, individuals must submit a program application. There is a $75 (US dollars) application fee required.