WELCOME TO NZ FILM ACADEMY

The NZ Film Academy (NZFA) is run by talented professionals with active careers and real industry experience. Our courses expose you to all aspects of production. From understanding the visual art of storytelling and the challenge of being part of a creative crew, to the intricacies of mastering professional equipment and the reality of production processes. Many NZFA graduates have gone on to work on high profile feature films, study at prestigious international film schools, and some have won international awards. This is the place where it could all start. Our lecturers are active specialists within the local film and television industry. We believe people learn best by doing. You’re a future film maker, who’ll be ready to work in the industry.

COURSES

We have a range of courses focusing on purely useful and practical learning. We understand that people learn fastest by doing, so that is how we provide our tuition.

TUTORS

A comprehensive cross-section of people as tutors, from various disciplines within the film and television industry.

CLASSES

Our classes are small. We are constantly able to assess the progress of each student, and tailor our classes to suit their learning needs.

COURSES

certificate in film production
CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION (LEVEL 4)

The Certificate in Applied Film & Television Production provides career-minded..

bachelor of applied arts in film production
BACHELOR OF APPLIED ARTS (FILM PRODUCTION)

The qualification is designed for learners wishing to create collaborative solutions for people..

film short course auckland

FILM BOOT CAMPS COMING UP IN 2016

For the next generation of visual storytellers. An unforgettable 5-day film making experience.

Students will learn the whole visual story making process, including pre-production, script development, shooting, editing and finally view their finished project on the big screen. It’s an immersive, creative challenge that’ll give students the perfect way to see if this is the industry for them.

Spaces are limited. Applications are open now.

MEET THE FILM TEAM

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IAIN McKENZIE

H.O.D. NZ Film Academy
Iain brings a wealth of academic and commercial experience in the audio visual industry to his role as Head of the New Zealand Film Academy. His first love has always been cinematography which led to him gaining many years...
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JONATHAN ZSOFI-GUY

NZ Film Academy Lecturer
An up­and­coming NZ Director, Jonathan Zsofi-­Guy has been influenced by antiquity and all films fantastical. With an top honours degree in film; emphasizing direction, and media dehumanisation analysis, Jonathan has gone on..

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