IAFT Cebu – Top Film & Acting School for US Military Veterans


IAFT Cebu is a film school accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and is eligible to accept US military veterans and military dependents under various VA benefits programs including the Chapter 30, Chapter 31, Chapter 33 (otherwise known as the Post 9/11 GI Bill), Chapter 35 program and the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).

We are a military friendly international film school with a robust mentorship and roots in Hollywood. The school was voted as one of the best film schools in the world by the Hollywood Reporter and provides practical, hands-on training on actual productions. US Army veterans and dependents are eligible to use their VA benefits to apply for IAFT’s various Filmmaking, Acting and 3D Animation programs and be granted up to the full amount in tuition fees for multiple programs, as well as a housing allowance and a stipend for books and supplies.

“Being accredited by the stringent standards of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a testament to the high standards of our education programs,” said Kacy Andrews, CEO of IAFT. “We are very pleased with the outcome, and are proud to be supporting the men and women of the United States Armed Forces in their pursuit for higher education.

Several military students and military dependents have already utilised their VA benefits in order to study at IAFT Cebu, Philippines. Here’s what they had to say about their time here.

US military dependent studying in filmschool IAFT Cebu

US military veteran studying in VA approved film school IAFT Cebu

US military vet studies at VA approved film school IAFT Cebu

If you are a US military veteran or a dependent and want to study filmmaking, acting or 3D animation at a VA approved film college in the Philippines , please contact military@iaft.net or sign up here for more info.

IAFT is also listed on WEAMS institution search and can be found via the United States Department of Veterans Affairs website page here.