Monthly Archives: April 2021

They’re here! In-person classes

April 19, 2021

Spring in-person classes “When are you going to be back in-person?”. That’s by far the most asked question from aspiring filmmakers that are interested in attending DFA. We get it – and we heard you! We are finally back with selected classes on our NYC facility. While the COVID pandemic isn’t quite over yet, there’s […]

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5 lessons from Francis Ford Coppola

April 7, 2021

For Coppola’s 82nd birthday, after almost 60 years of filmmaking, we’ve tried to extract some wisdom. 1) Don’t Give Up Coppola almost got fired three times while filming The Godfather. But he didn’t quit, delivering a film most consider one of the greatest of all time. 2) Don’t Be Afraid of Change  “I have seen […]

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