Founded in 2000 to provide students interested in learning the crafts of filmmaking and acting for film in the heart of Hollywood, the New York Film Academy Los Angeles has grown into an internationally recognized institution specializing in educating and training students for careers in the visual and performing arts. Regardless of the area they choose to study, students can expect to be learning by doing from the first day of class, whether that be learning how to operate a camera or learning software to create original animated films and video games. NYFA LA offers short-term workshops, one- and two-year conservatory programs, and degree programs year-round, allowing aspiring creative professionals the chance to enroll when the time is right for them. NYFA LA also offers summer camps for teens and tweens in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, 3D animation, and much more.Film and acting students get the unique opportunity to perform and film on the backlot of Universal Studios, giving them the chance to gain essential film and acting experiences on professional sets. Regardless of the program or workshop students enroll in, they can expect an intensive educational experience that is based on the concept of learning by doing. Students study under working professionals in their field of interest, providing them with invaluable insight into the professional realities of their industry. As each class is focused around actively learning the tools and equipment needed to succeed in one's chosen field, NYFA LA provides the most state-of-the-art and industry-standard equipment. In addition to offering short-term workshops and one- and two-year conservatory programs, the Academy also grants MFA, MA, BFA, BA, and AFA degrees in the following departments:-Film: MFA, MA, BFA, AFA degree programs available -Acting for Film: MFA, BFA, AFA degree programs available-Producing: MFA, BFA, AFA degree programs available-Cinematography: MFA degree program available-Screenwriting: MFA, BFA, AFA degree programs available-Photography: MFA, BFA degree programs available-Documentary Filmmaking: MFA degree program available-Animation: BFA degree program available-Game Design: MFA, BFA, AFA degree programs available. The New York Film Academy Los Angeles offers a wide variety of MFA,MA,BFA,BA,and AFA degree programs,conservatory programs,and short-term workshops in the following areas of study:-Filmmaking-Acting for Film-Screenwriting-Producing-Documentary Filmmaking-Cinematography-Digital Editing-Animation-Game Design-Photography -Performing Arts. The Academy also offers summer camps for teens and tweens in the above areas of study.