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Alex Felix and Ridley Scott: From Cameras to Scripts

August 16, 2017

Many of our alumni, have all kinds of doors open for them after graduating our school, not just in filmmaking but screenwriting as well. Shortly after graduating from Digital Film Academy, Alex Felix was hired by top Director and Producer Ridley Scott, known for such movies as “Alien”, “Blade Runner”, “The Martian” and Oscar winner […]

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Jorge Duran: Commercials for Haagen Dazs and Schweppes

August 16, 2017

After graduating Digital Film Academy, Jorge Duran went on to create and direct national commercials. His clientele includes Haagen Dazs and Schweppes. Film Directing is a competitive field but so too is Corporate Video Production. After the initial effort to win a client’s business in the first place, the pressure is then on to create […]

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Pavel Kacerle and Marvel Studios: Digital Film Academy

August 16, 2017

Probably one of our most notable international students at Digital Film Academy in New York was Pavel Kacerle. This was an international student who came all the way from The Czech Republic to study at Digital Film Academy. He took our Digital Filmmaking Program which included the Maya 3D Animation elective. Kacerle attended DFA in […]

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Chad Boseman Digital Film Academy – The Black Panther

August 16, 2017

Chad Boseman The Black Panther: A Digital Film Academy Success Story Former Digital Film Academy student Chad Boseman has been dominating the movie industry since attending our New York film school. He went on to star opposite Harrison Ford in the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” which received positive reviews and raked in $27 million on […]

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Talk to your Audience..with Light !

August 4, 2017

As filmmakers, the ability to capture your subject or characters from the right angles at the right moment goes a long way in helping you tell your story right. Perfectly designed shots and camera movements combined with a spectacular performance by the actors can result in cinematic magic. But, one major factor that dictates the […]

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Considering Film School? How to Choose the Best Film School?

April 24, 2017

  According to Statistics and Facts About the Film Industry, the digital media industry shows healthy projections for the upcoming years. It is estimated that the film industry will increase from about $38 billion in 2016 to nearly $50 billion in 2020. From this increase in revenue, it is evident that the media industry is […]

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DFA Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Rottkamp

August 11, 2016

  When Andrew Rottkamp entered college at the University of Delaware, he was a finance major. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, so I picked finance,” he jokes. “But I had a feeling right from the beginning that it wasn’t the right program for me.” Luckily, when his junior year rolled around, he […]

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DFA Student Spotlight: Ayanda Chisholm

July 22, 2016

  What’s the biggest way in which the Digital Film Academy has affected student Ayanda Chisholm’s life? “Definitely the WebTV class,” she says. “I had never considered doing a web series before. Now I’ve completed two episodes and plan to finish an entire first season.” The web series, titled The Young, Black, and Gifted, focuses […]

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DFA Student Spotlight: Jose Martinez

July 1, 2016

  Years ago, Jose Martinez took an intensive, one-month filmmaking course. He gained filmmaking experience, but quickly realized that in order to keep the ball rolling on his career, he needed to connect with like-minded people with whom he could collaborate on future film projects. When he found the Digital Film Academy, he knew it […]

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DFA Student Spotlight: Jimmy Zdolshek

June 24, 2016

When he was only in high school, Jimmy Zdolshek’s video production teacher encouraged him to participate in “SkillsUSA,” an organization that sponsors a competition to promote career and technical development. When the short Zdolshek completed within 6 hours as part of the contest went on to win 1st place, Zdolshek says it was one of the best […]

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