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New York Film Academy Australia ACTING & FILM SCHOOL The Most Hands-on Intensive Programs In The World
ACCREDITED PROGRAMS IN AUSTRALIA

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA
of Screen and Media

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

Screenwriting

CUA51015 - DIPLOMA
of Screen and Media

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

Screenwriting

3D Animation & VFX

Producing

Documentary Filmmaking

UP-SKILLING PROGRAM IN AUSTRALIA
Non-Accredited

SHORT-TERM

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

TEENS CAMPS

Film Camps

Acting Camps

LOCATIONS IN AUSTRALIA

Sydney, Australia - Campus

Gold Coast, Australia - Campus

INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

New York City - Campus

Los Angeles - Campus

South Beach, Florida - Campus

Walt Disney World® Resort, FL

Harvard University

MIDDLE EAST

Doha, Qatar

SOUTH AMERICA

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

EUROPE

Florence, Italy

Paris, France

Berlin, Germany

Moscow, Russia

Minsk, Belarus

Barcelona, Spain

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Istanbul, Turkey

Athens, Greece

ASIA-PACIFIC

Beijing, China

Shanghai, China

Kyoto, Japan

Mumbai, India

Seoul, Korea

Jakarta, Indonesia

FACULTY

Administration

Adrian Bennett Dr. Adrian Bennett
Director of NYFA Australia

Dr. Adrian Bennett is the Director of NYFA Australia, where he oversights all daily operations on behalf of the NYFA Australia Board of Directors. An education specialist, Adrian has a background both as a lecturer since 1999 at University level and in recent years as an academic administrator. His PhD in Cultural Studies was completed at University of Canterbury, with a Fulbright Scholarship allowing him to undertake significant research at Georgetown University. He was also awarded an exchange for post-doctoral work at UC Berkeley. His Masters Degree (Distinction) in Communication Studies was centred around New Media and Auteur theory which extended his abiding interest in film, which he has always loved as a theorist and amateur practitioner.

Tasha Cooper Director, Gold Coast of New York Film Academy Australia Tasha Cooper
Director, Gold Coast

Tasha Cooper is the Campus Director of New York Film Academy Australia, Gold Coast and a member of the NYFA Australia Board of Directors. In addition, Tasha is the NYFA Australia Director of Recruitment & Enrollment.

Tasha began her career in higher education with NYFA U.S. in 2009 at the Los Angeles campus. From 2009-2015, she held leadership positions in Recruitment & Admissions and largely contributed to the overall success of enrollment growth.

Prior to her career at NYFA, Tasha majored in English Literature & Economics and worked in Marketing & Business Development for the globally recognized corporation Nestle' Australia.

Art Helterbran Academic Dean of New York Film Academy Australia Art Helterbran, Jr.
Academic Dean

Prior to joining NYFA Australia as Academic Dean, Art Helterbran Jr. served as Chair of Filmmaking at NYFA Los Angeles, where he also taught Film Directing, Film History, and Acting for Camera. In addition to his full academic career, Art Helterbran Jr. has worked extensively as a freelance writer, producer, and director. He has produced commercials that have aired throughout Southern California, and his short films have screened around the United States in such Oscar-Qualifying festivals as The Rhode Island International Film Festival, The Nashville Film Festival, and Palm Springs International Short Fest. MFA in Film Directing: California Institute of the Arts; BA in Radio/TV/Film: University of WI-Oshkosh.






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Gold Coast: Main Campus - Southport Central, Suite 2110, Tower 2, 5 Lawson Street, Southport QLD 4215 | Tel. +61 7 5585 9722
Workshop Space - 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.
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, Harvard University, or Walt Disney World ® Resort.

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