New York Film Academy Australia
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COVID-19 Update: February 28

As of Monday, June 22nd, NYFA Australia ("NYFAA") has commenced a gradual return to on-campus learning, in accordance with the Queensland Government's Roadmap to easing restrictions. NYFAA will maintain some classes remotely as a measure to continue to protect the health of our students, faculty, staff, and their families, and to help mitigate community spread of COVID-19 as we slowly transition back to campus life.

NYFA AU Programs July 2021 Intake NYFA Australia Hot Sets at Warner Bros. Movie World. Online Workshops Study Exclusively at Village Roadshow Studios NYFA-AU Filmmaking Alum Leroy Button Builds Up Blockbuster Credits We are now in new state-of-the-art facilities in South Port, Gold Coast, Queensland. New York Film Academy Named by Variety as a Best Film School of 2020
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New York Film Academy in Gold Coast, Australia

New York Film Academy Australia (NYFA Australia) is a Registered Training Organisation, delivering Nationally Recognised Qualifications in Australia and hands-on education in the area of the visual and performing arts, with a focus on Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Screenwriting, and 3D Animation & VFX.

Our innovative “learning-by-doing” approach to teaching in the creative paradise of Gold Coast, Australia is aligned with the philosophy of our renowned New York Film Academy. Since 1992, the New York Film Academy has built a reputation as one of the premier hands-on intensive film and acting schools in the world. Additional NYFA campuses are also located in Los Angeles, and South Beach, Miami, with a year-round location in Florence, Italy.

In the heart of the innovative Queensland film industry, NYFA Australia students find themselves completely immersed in their course of study from day one, surrounded by award-winning faculty and working with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and access to production sets on the world-famous Village Roadshow Studios.

Through an Australian-first partnership, NYFA Australia has also collaborated with Warner Bros. Movie World, setting up film production hot sets and providing students the opportunity to shoot throughout the iconic theme park. The project-based curriculum in our film school and acting schools are designed to reflect a real-world environment while encouraging students to explore their own creativity and passion.

At NYFA Australia, students can attain accreditations in:
• CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
• CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media

Students then have the option to specialise in Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Screenwriting, Producing or 3D Animation & VFX.

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The NYFA Gold Coast campus is located in purpose built, state-of-the-art facilities in dynamic Southport Central, only steps away from the light rail. NYFA Gold Coast is adjacent to Village Roadshow Studios, offering all students the opportunity to study and learn on the prestigious backlot.

VET Student Loans Available

As of 1 January 2017, VET Student Loans have been implemented, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme. For more information and eligibility details, click here.

Pathways to the U.S.

Students that are exploring the option to study abroad can continue their education at the New York Film Academy's U.S. campuses. Pathways to the U.S. are available to qualified students who complete their CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media or CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media at any Australian locations, allowing eligible students to transfer credits to their U.S. degree program*.

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Gold Coast: Main Campus - Southport Central Towers, Central 2E, 5 Lawson Street, Southport QLD 4215 | Tel. +61 7 5555 1300
Village Roadshow Studios, Entertainment Road, Oxenford, Gold Coast, QLD Australia 4210

For Australian locations: All programs and workshops are solely owned and operated by the New York Film Academy Australia and are not affiliated with Village Roadshow Studios or Warner Bros Movie World.
For U.S. locations: All programs and workshops are solely owned and operated by the New York Film Academy and are not affiliated with Universal Studios or Harvard University.

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