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Short Film by DFA student: “Blind Art”

November 13, 2020

This was going through the mind of Robert Dominguez Boblett, a Digital Film Academy New York student, as he embarked on his short film “Blind Art”. “Everyone is surrounded by opportunities, riches, and beauty. Some people take advantage of this and some people don’t.” As Robert describes it, this was his first year project and […]

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Chase a Story not the Gear

September 30, 2020

What camera did you use? What editing software? What LUT? Which filmmaker haven’t ever heard these questions? We are being bombarded with new releases from established equipment brands being announced constantly, and it’s hard to keep up with the always evolving technology surrounding film gear. People are consuming more content now than ever, spending more […]

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Coronavirus and The Evolution of a Film School

April 20, 2020

While the world hunkered down in the Spring of 2020 against Coronavirus, U.S. universities and colleges faced a challenge: how to continue to educate and train their students? One film school in New York City was undergoing a forward-looking evolution. Patrick Direnna. President and Founder of Digital Film Academy explains: “In that moment we switched […]

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Helpful Tips For First-Time Filmmakers

helpful film tips February 13, 2020

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

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

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 — “Future Sex” is a […]

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Training for a Career in the Film Industry

Film Shot February 11, 2020

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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