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Join the Digital Film Academy family by becoming an Instructor or Staff Member


Digital Film Academy is seeking instructors to teach the following courses:

Qualified individuals must have a minimum of 5 years professional experience. DFA instructors are required to hold a NY State Education Department teaching license through BPSS (Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision). You may obtain your teaching license after your application is submitted.

TO APPLY: Submit the form above. No phone calls please.

Instructor – Video Editing with Avid Media Composer

Expertise required:

  • Advanced video editing techniques
  • Sound editing and visual effects
  • Strong understanding of post-production process
  • Fluency with Avid Media Composer
  • Experience editing wide variety of projects



Instructor – Cinematography Level 1

Expertise required:

  • Operation of DSLR camera equipment
  • Visual storytelling
  • Variety of shooting and lighting techniques
  • Understanding of how lighting impacts the tone of a film
  • understanding of the role of the cinematographer on set



Instructor – Cinematography Level 2

Expertise required:

  • Operation of RED Cinema camera equipment
  • Understanding of highest end cinema technology
  • Visual storytelling
  • Variety of shooting and lighting techniques
  • Understanding of how lighting impacts the tone of a film
  • Understanding of the role of the cinematographer on set



Instructor – New Media Technologies

Expertise required:

  • Operation of RED Cinema camera equipment, workflow, file formats, etc.
  • Understanding of highest end cinema technology



Instructor – Digital Imaging Technician

Expertise required:

  • Experience working as DIT in collaboration with cinematographer
  • Understanding of DIT workflow, file backup, camera settings, signal integrity and image manipulation
  • Achieving the highest image quality and creative goals of cinematography in the digital realm



Instructor – Steadicam Operation

Expertise required:

  • Experience with Steadicam and other stabilizer mounts for motion picture cameras
  • Mechanically isolate the operator’s movement, allowing for a smooth shot, even when the camera moves over an irregular surface
  • Fluency with Steadicam operation and various techniques



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