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Academy for Careers in Television & Film

EDGAR RODRIGUEZ, Principal
Total Students: 490

Academy for Careers in Television and Film (TvF) prepares students for careers in movie and television production. As a small school, we provide individualized academic support and extensive career mentoring. Students learn by working alongside industry professionals with state-of-the-art equipment.

2 cool things about ACTVF

  • Since graduating our first class in June 2012, we have had a graduation rate of 94.8% or higher.
  • TvF has its own student film production company, Next Step Productions, which produces films for a variety of clients.

2 things you should know about coming here

  • Our school has NYC’s most extensive preparation program for careers in television and film production. Because TvF is a Career and Technical Education
    (CTE) school, students may be eligible for state-approved and industry-sponsored CTE endorsements.
  • Juniors and seniors at TvF have the opportunity to take college credit courses through six AP course offerings and an established College Now program that is run in house and at the LaGuardia Community College campus.

How to get in

This school has a limited, unscreened admissions policy. Priority is given to NYC residents who sign in at an information session and then to all NYC residents. Our Open Houses will take place on Thursday, October 23, and Wednesday, November 12, 2014, from 6– 8 p.m. For details about the Open Houses, please call the school or visit the website

My school has pushed me really far, they pushed me to my limit. Being there boosted my confidence and now I know I'm ready for college and everything that comes with it.

– Intisarul Islam