Category Archives: Events

DFA Films the 11th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference

March 20, 2015

When the National Minority Business Council recently asked Digital Film Academy to record the award ceremony at the 11th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference, we were honored to film the proceedings. The NMBC is a non-profit corporation which dates back to 1972. They are very active throughout the tri-state area and across the USA, providing business […]

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The 52nd New York Film Festival

September 23, 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen, are you ready? In exactly 3 days, the city of New York is going to be taken over by film, and we couldn’t be more excited. The 52nd New York Film Festival kicks off on September 26th and it will bring the power of cinema to the city that never sleeps all the […]

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Countdown to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

August 19, 2014

We’re a little over 2 weeks away from one of the most exciting film festivals of the year: the Toronto International Film Festival. And we’re here to tell you a little bit about the mighty event and what to expect from this year’s edition. The TIFF was founded by Bill Marshall, Henk Van der Kolk and Dusty Cohl as […]

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July 30th DFA Student Screening!

August 7, 2014

July 30th turned out another series of exciting, diverse short films from DFA students at New York City’s Anthology Film Archives! First up was The Dawn, a film written and directed by yours truly. Despite his very sheltered point of view, the five-year-old protagonist pieces together the fact that his beloved mother has killed his […]

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Opening this Weekend: Boyhood

July 11, 2014

Rarely is an indie movie’s premiere considered an ‘event’; at least, not compared to premieres of major studio blockbusters released amidst massive marketing campaigns and publicity. But Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, opening this weekend, is an exception to this rule. The film has received rave reviews since showing at Sundance this year and is currently 100% […]

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The 2014 Emmy Nominations!

July 10, 2014

It’s Emmy Season, and this morning’s announcement of the 2014 nominees got everyone talking! Several factors combined to make the 66th Primetime Emmy race one of the most exciting in recent history. For starters, we’re seeing more and more shows from ‘alternative’ platforms snag nominations, such as Netflix’s Orange is the New Black and House […]

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April 16th DFA Student Screening!

April 22, 2014

April 16th was the most recent screening of DFA students’ work – and the work was spectacular! Not only were the featured shorts diverse, but they displayed a range of skill not always found among new filmmakers. The night kicked off with the short film Full Circle, written and directed by Pauline Gefin. Based on […]

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"Voice & Rhythm" Event a Success!

April 2, 2014

March 31, 2014 saw NYC’s Film Anthology Archives packed with ESL learners, teachers, and enthusiasts. The “Voice & Rhythm” Event was well under-way with the three main sponsors well-represented: Broadway Dance Center dancers put on a spirited opening performance and later ended the night with passionate freestyle dancing; Rennert students shared a lively music video […]

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DFA to Sponsor "Voice & Rhythm" Performance Event!

March 25, 2014

Today’s indie film world is all about innovation. For this reason, the DFA is proud to sponsor Voice & Rhythm in English, an ESL Performance, along with Rennert International and the Broadway Dance Center. The show will take place at the Film Anthology Archives in NYC on March 31st, 2014, from 6-9 pm. This event features […]

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DFA Goes Brazilian!

March 16, 2014

When she was first considering film schools and living in Brazil, Carol Mazzoni did an internet search to discover which school might be best for her. Her main considerations were cost (number one) and location (number two). It wasn’t long before she landed on the Digital Film Academy (homepage). Given the low cost and Times […]

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