New York Film Academy is conducting Auditions and Portfolio Reviews in Germany.

Our Auditions/Portfolio Reviews offer applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their skills to our admissions representatives, in order to be eligible for a talent based discount on your NYFA tuition.

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

NYFA 3D Animation Chair and acclaimed visual effects veteran Craig Caton-Largent will be teaching a sample class before each event.

Munich, Germany
Auditions/Portfolio Reviews & Information Session
November 10, 2018
Location: TBD

Berlin, Germany
Auditions/Portfolio Reviews & Information Session
November 11, 2018
Location: TBD

Frankfurt, Germany
Auditions/Portfolio Reviews & Information Session
November 14, 2018
Location: Deutsches Film Institute

Hamburg, Germany
Information Session
November 16, 2018
Location: TBD

Criag Caton-Largent Craig Caton-Largent has been creating VFX for the motion picture industry for over 38 years and has contributed to over 100 films. He has created animatronic puppets and worked as a puppeteer on movies such as Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, Tremors, Batman Returns, Ghostbusters and Return of the Living Dead. In addition, he has maintained and puppeteered "E.T., The Extraterrestrial" for commercials and public appearances since 1992. Craig has also worked as a Previs / Layout Artist on many films including How To Train Your Dragon 2, Turbo, Rise of the Guardians, Tangled, Total Recall and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Working for Stan Winston, Craig supervised the creation of a network of Silicon Graphics workstations that would later become part of Digital Domain when Stan partnered with James Cameron and Scott Ross. Craig is credited as one of the eight co-founders of Digital Domain.


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 with musical accompaniment on a USB, personal musical player (e.g. iPhone), or CD and one 60-90 second monologue from a published contemporary English language play or screenplay.

Portfolio Reviews for Degree Programs: 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, poetry, short stories, storyboards, designs, photographs, three-dimensional models, or digitally generated images. Students may choose to submit a typed screenplay or short story (10 page maximum).

***Your admission and/or Talent Based Discount will be determined upon the final review of your audition/portfolio. Auditions are required for acceptance for long-term programs in Acting for Film and Musical Theatre. Talent Based Discounts 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 Discounts 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. Applications can be submitted online or you can bring the application form to the audition. There is a $65 (US dollars) application fee required. All discounts awarded will be based on talent.







Over the past 20 years, the New York Film Academy has built a reputation as one of the premier hands-on film and acting schools in the world.

With our innovative hands-on approach to teaching, students find themselves completely immersed in their course of study, surrounded by award-winning faculty and working with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The project-based curriculum is designed to reflect a real-world environment while encouraging students to explore their own creativity and passions.



NYFA Auditions and Portfolio Reviews

The New York Film Academy offers talent based discounts on tuition, to selected applicants, based on their natural skills in their chosen discipline.

To schedule an appointment to meet with us one-on-one to be considered for a talent based discount, simply complete the Form on the right. Please indicate the event and time you would like to attend and a NYFA Admissions Representative will contact you to finalize the details.

Discounted Tuition Opportunities:

  • A Portfolio Review for a Talent Based Discount is eligible for applicants interested in attending a degree program at our Los Angeles Campus.

  • A Performance Audition for a Talent Based Discount is eligible for applicants interested in attending NYFA's Musical Theatre or Acting for Film conservatory & degree programs
Please note: we will require you to complete an application form prior to our scheduled meeting. Once you’ve indicated which event you would like to attend, an admissions representative will contact to you and be able to guide you on the process to submit an application.
Eligible programs for a partial discounted tuition include:

Degree programs: Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Master of Art (MA), and Bachelor of Art (BA).
Conservatory programs: One Year Conservatory Programs and Two Year Conservatory Programs.






Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Photography
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Cinematography
  • Game Design
Master of Arts (MA)
  • Film and Media Production
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Photography
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Graphic Design
  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects
  • Game Design
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Media Studies
Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)
  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Game Design


One Year Conservatory
  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Photography
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Game Design
  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Musical Theatre
  • Cinematography
Two Year Conservatory
  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Photography
  • Musical Theatre


  • Filmmaking
  • Acting for Film
  • Photography
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Musical Theatre
  • Digital Editing