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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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Questlove’s Black Woodstock is his Directorial Debut

December 2, 2019

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 in attendance, the event […]

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

August 8, 2019

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 acting, DiRenna views a great […]

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