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Helpful Tips For First-Time Filmmakers

helpful film tips February 13, 2020

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When you start to learn about filmmaking, it’s best to keep things simple and stick to the fundamentals. You might be using a video camera, a smartphone, or an advanced DSLR camera.

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Short Film: CHECKMATE

February 11, 2020

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This short film is written and directed by Digital Film Academy
graduate Mr. Gleb Osatinski. Gleb studied at Digital Film Academy back in 2011 and has gone on to direct and produce a series of highly
well-received short films.

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NSFW: Production of the Series ‘Future Sex’

February 11, 2020

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51 total views, 1 views today One of our former students was a producer on all four episodes of the anthology ‘Future Sex’. Stephan Zlotescu was featured as a producer on the hit series Future Sex by French digital-media startup Blackpills. Featuring stand-alone dramas — incisive, exciting, futuristic stories that explore techno-sexual interactions in the future — […]

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Training for a Career in the Film Industry

Film Shot February 11, 2020

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Some people are more interested in what goes on behind the scenes than others. In the film industry there are many careers and positions one might strive to achieve. Digital Film Academy based in Manhattan, New York knows what it takes to become a successful expert in multiple aspects of filmmaking including Editing, Cinematography, Lighting, Animation, Sound Production, Visual Effects and more.

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FOX Sports and Digital Film Academy – Video Editing a NASCAR Documentary + The Berlin Sci-Fi Film Festival

February 5, 2020

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44 total views, no views today It’s great to see another success story from one of our international students! Our former film student and now graduate Kayode ’Kaykay’ Olowu was hired by Orange County Speedway in upstate New York as a Video Editor.  Orange County Fair Speedway is a 1 km oval dirt speedway in Middletown, […]

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Questlove’s Black Woodstock is his Directorial Debut

December 2, 2019

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24 total views, 2 views today Questlove’s Black Woodstock is his Directorial Debut Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s first try at directing a feature film is a documentary titled Black Woodstock. The movie highlights the Harlem Cultural Festival, an outdoor music festival held the same summer as Woodstock in Harlem’s Mount Morris Park. Although there were over 300,000 people […]

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Behind The Black Panther: Film School Founder Recalls Early Days Of Chadwick Boseman

August 8, 2019

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40 total views, no views today Behind The Black Panther: Film School Founder Recalls Early Days Of Chadwick Boseman Travis Bean, Forbes Contributor When Patrick DiRenna talks about what makes for a great performance in a film, he speaks of emotional clarity; facial expressions; screen presence; controlling the audience. But going beyond the mere components of […]

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MOMA, Film Society Of Lincoln Center And Film School Nyc

April 19, 2019

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13 total views, no views today 1. DIGITAL FILM ACADEMY GRADUATE SCREENS HIS FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER ! Back in 2018, the winner of the Orizzonti Prize for Best Film at the world famous Venice Film Festival was none other than Digital Film Academy graduate student Mr. Phuttiphong Aroonpheng. Fast forward to March 2019 and our […]

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SXSW, Geek of Chic and PRITCH London

April 4, 2019

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16 total views, 1 views today 1. SXSW (South by Southwest) and Digital Film Academy Alum: Ellie Zambrano South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, music festivals and conferences that take place annually in Austin, Texas. This year, our own Digital Film Academy graduate Ellie Zambrano took part in a live podcast […]

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