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Camera Instructor - Los Angeles (20075)

New York Film Academy
Los Angeles - Burbank, CA, 91505

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Details

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Los Angeles - Burbank, CA

Remote Type: N/A

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Travel Percentage: None

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Education


New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, California

New York Film Academy is committed to an inclusive work culture where people’s thoughts, ideas, concerns, and cultures are valued and respected. We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and those sharing in our commitment to inclusivity.

NYFA is a vaccine-mandated campus. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Job Summary

The New York Film Academy, Los Angeles is seeking a part-time instructor to teach Camera for long-term (1 Year, AFA, BFA and MFA) and short-term (1-Week, 4-Week and 8-Week) Filmmaking students.

This foundational course concentrates on storytelling through the use of camera and lighting. A strong background working with film (16mm and 35mm) and Digital cameras is required. Previous work with RED is preferred but not required.


  • Prepare syllabus in accordance with accreditation requirements
  • Deliver course in an inspirational and disciplined method
  • Ability to meet with students outside of class as needed
  • Conduct critiques of student work
  • Communicate effectively with support and logistical staff
  • Serve on departmental committees
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including student consultations
  • Extensive experience in the cinematography field
  • Masterful knowledge of film
  • Extensive industry experience
  • Teaching experience at a higher education institution
  • Master's degree is preferred

The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students’ creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy’s goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFA’s expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

New York Film Academy (“NYFA”) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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