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Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College

As it's part of the CUNY system, Brooklyn College's upcoming grad program in film will be significantly cheaper than comparable degrees at schools such as Columbia's School of the Arts and NYU's Tisch when it launches in the fall of 2014. The Graduate School will be housed inside of Steiner Studios, the largest American film and television production studio outside of Hollywood.

Columbia University Film Program

Columbia University Film Program

Long noted for turning out top screen writers, Columbia offers a New York Ivy league film education with profs like Focus Features head James Schamus, Mira Nair and Oscar winner Milos Forman. Indie exec Ira Deutchman now heads the program; he’s a good measure of the school’s move towards artists who champion “story and collaboration” as the Hollywood Reporter has it.

Downtown Community Television Center

Downtown Community Television Center

A beacon of activist documentary instruction, production and screening since its founding in Lower Manhattan in 1972, DCTV remains a great place to learn production and post. Its rental offerings also brings good gear into the price range of anyone who has to pay out of their own pockets.


The Independent Film School

The Independent Film School

WHAT IS THE INDEPENDENT FILM SCHOOL? In 2006, after playing a key role in various writing groups, I invited folks to an impromptu screenwriting workshop. Eight people showed up. Word got out about my knack for training writers and within two years, several hundred writers had been to my workshops. As I went on to […]

The International Film Institute of New York

The International Film Institute of New York

The International Film Institute of New York (IFI) was founded to provide high quality, low cost education in all aspects of film-making: screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, and editing. Digital technology is utilized in both production and post-production disciplines, along with a thorough grounding in all applications of conventional film techniques. The all-inclusive curriculum combines classroom […]

Manhattan Edit Workshop

Manhattan Edit Workshop

Manhattan Edit Workshop offers a full range of courses, from the Avid, Autodesk, Assimilate and Apple products to the complete suite of Adobe applications. Our signature Six-Week Intensive is a jump-start for anyone looking for a career in editing. Learn Avid, Final Cut Pro and After Effects, work with top editors, and create a professional reel to let your talent speak for itself. Weekend and one-week classes introduce and solidify the core concepts, while custom one on ones let you set your goals at your own pace...


Mediakite Training Center

Mediakite Training Center

Mediakite is a successful production and production-support-services company, founded in 2000 with offices in Midtown New York. The company produces documentaries, international news, television shows and also offers its expertise to producers from around the world. Mediakite Production Services specializes in production support for visual entertainment media, from development to post-production. Mediakite has the crew […]

The New School – Documentary Studies

The New School – Documentary Studies

The New School – Documentary Studies The Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is a one-year, full-time, graduate-level program for students who want to begin or advance their career in the field of documentary video or filmmaking. The program offers students small classes and intensive studies in documentary history, theory, and practice while they produce, direct, […]

The New School — MA in Media Studies

The New School — MA in Media Studies

Many graduate programs ask you to choose between studying media and creating it. The innovative MA in Media Studies at The New School expects you to do both. It allows you to integrate studies in media history, theory, research and management with production work in film, audio, video, and digital media—so you can advance in […]


New York Film Academy

New York Film Academy

NYFA - the New York Film Academy - is unique among the City's noted four-year programs. You can come for some short courses or get a one-year associate degree in film production, animation, and more. While the immediate hands on approach will be a relief to those who think unrelated academics just get in the way, the surprise for some might be that the school draws in top professionals to teach. The school continues to expand its particular practical approach in a wide range of countries,including Mumbai, India and other spots in the mid-East, though you'll also now find them in Disney Studios, Florida along with a new Battery Park school.

New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology

The Fine Arts Department of the School of Arts, Sciences and Communication offers coursework in three areas: Computer Graphics, Graphic Design and Visual Arts Education. Work in these areas lead to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree.

NYU Film & Television

NYU Film & Television

One of the top schools for film and television in the country, NYU's programs offer the depth and professional connections that make it one of the most competitive programs anywhere. With one lucky graduate each year winning a $200,000 prize to complete a debut feature film, you can bet it gets competitive.


New York Video School

New York Video School

Veteran “digital journalist” Michael Rosenblum, NYVS’s founder and president, is the inspiration behind of this innovative approach to learning video. The school offers both pay-as-you-go instruction and Internet courses in his endeavor to turn out “Video Journalists.”