New York Film Academy Launches New Online Masters in

New York, NY, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This summer, the New York Film Academy (NYFA) is launching its first and only WSCUC-accredited online program Master of Arts (MA) Program in Entrepreneurial Production and Innovation. Eligible students can apply for the Graduate Diploma online and begin their courses as early as May 1, 2023.

The NYFA Online MA in Entrepreneurial Producing and Innovation is a three-semester, fully online degree program designed to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge they can use to excel in the 21st century media landscape. The objective of the program is to cultivate expertise in the production of creative content with the aim of pursuing leadership roles in the international entertainment industry.

NYFA’s interdisciplinary approach covers the creative and business aspects of creating, marketing, and distributing scripted and unscripted projects across multiple platforms, including theatrical films, streaming platforms, television (broadcast and cable ) and alternative media. The degree helps students gain a practical understanding of entrepreneurship, communication skills, networking, mentorship, curation, story analysis, and innovative critical thinking in the modern digital age.

Graduates exit the program with an e-portfolio developed across the entire program and defended through a supervised thesis process. The e-portfolio includes, but is not limited to, various media projects (movies, short videos, web series, and emerging tech media), as well as presentations and business plans created for individual projects and start-up production . entities.

“The online master’s degree in entrepreneurial production and innovation is a revolutionary master’s program. Not only is NYFA entering the online higher education space, a popular option for its flexibility and location-independent programming, but the degree itself is revolutionary. NYFA continuously aims to find innovative ways to give our students a real understanding of new spaces and emerging markets within the entertainment industry,” says Michael J. Young, president of the New York Film Academy.

To meet the needs of students around the world, the online Masters in Entrepreneurial Production and Innovation program offers a mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning designed for the next generation of forward-thinking content creators. Students will learn from award-winning industry professionals and leaders in their fields through a mix of lectures and remote studio work. Prospective students should be visionaries with the ability to demonstrate initiative and the entrepreneurial spirit that matches today’s dynamic and ever-changing communications environment.

“We live in unprecedented times that require media executives to demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and a unique understanding of content creation,” says Neal Weisman, president of NY production. “This distinctive program cultivates the skills and tools we believe are essential in the brave new world of global media,” adds Jenni Powell, president of LA production.

Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the online MA in Entrepreneurial Production and Innovation program by March 1, 2023 for the May 2023 enrollment period. Students can learn more about the new program by visiting the New York Film Academy Entrepreneurial Production and Innovation Online Masters Page or by submitting a information request.

About the New York Film Academy
The New York Film Academy (NYFA) is a premier film, media, and performing arts college that offers intensive, hands-on undergraduate and graduate programs, certificates, and workshops in a multitude of film fields. studied in New York, Los Angeles, South Beach/Miami, Gold Coast (Australia), Florence (Italy), Beijing and Shanghai (China), and more. NYFA also offers online training for students to advance their creative and technical skills in “hands-on online workshops,” available across NYFA’s Film, Media, and Performing Arts disciplines.

NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). This accreditation extends to all NYFA campuses in the United States and abroad.

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