1 Year Filmmaking Certificate

Term 1

Directing 1

Cinematography 1

Screenwriting 1

Editing 1

Sound Recording 1

Term 2

Directing 2

Cinematography 2

Screenwriting 2

Editing 2

Producing 1

Term 3

Portfolio-- Feature Film

Directing 3

Cinematography 3

Screenwriting 3

Editing 3


Sound Recording

This program is perfect for

Self-taught filmmakers

individuals passionate about independent filmmaking

switch career

looking for a hands-on program

students who desire to prepare portfolios for further studies in college and university degree programs



practical hands-on learning

students' final films are shown in movie theater open to the public

each student directs 12 short films,1 feature-length film, and works on 36 more

students participate in film directing, screenwriting, digital camera technique, lighting, digital editing, producing

each student directs his/her own film, and crews on his/her classmates’ films. Perform key crew positions on your classmates' films including: assistant director, and assistant camera, cinematographer, gaffer, sound recordist

students receive a professional certificate in filmmaking

free access to equipment (cameras, lights, audio recording equipment, software) and the facility

scheduling: daytime classes, evening classes, weekend classes. Evening/Weekend classes provide options for students who are unable to attend school during weekdays



No previous filmmaking experience is required

Please Email your portfolio to info@maxfilmacademy.com   (optional)

International students must secure their own visa for stay in the US. We are unable to provide student visas at this time.

EntryApplication DeadlineLocation
January 2021December 10, 2020New York City Campus


 Pay Full tuition before 31 July 2020Pay Tuition After 1 August 2020 
Application Fee$100
non refundable
Tuition$9652$12870Pay your tuition costs before the term starts
Term 1 $4495
Term 2 $4495
Term 3 $3880
If you pay full tuition before 31 July 2020, a discount of 25% of tuition fee is available.
No refund after the first week of term.
There are no credits or refund for missed classes. If you discontinue any class before the ending date of the session, you forfeit your fee.