IAFT Cebu, Philippines is a film school that delivers an educational experience that reflects Hollywood roots and traditions. Founded in 2004, IAFT Cebu offers Certificate and Diploma programs in film , acting and 3D animation that include significant amounts of hands-on practical experience under the care and guidance of recognized industry mentors. IAFT Cebu was also voted as "one of the best film schools in the world" by the Hollywood Reporter.
Our Film School has a specialized curriculum that combines theory with practical application under the mentorship of leading industry professionals. In addition to its finely tuned Certificate and Diploma programs in Filmmaking, 3D Animation, and the Performing Arts - Acting, IAFT often conducts various Short-Term Workshops on topics such as film-making, screenwriting, acting, 3D and motion graphics.
IAFT Cebu's programs are registered and recognized by the Republic of The Philippines’ Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA). IAFT Cebu has a slightly different calendar/program structure than other IAFT campuses.
IAFT Cebu is also accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and is eligible to accept students from the US military under various VA 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) program. Eligible members of the Armed Forces and their dependents may now 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
When the cameras stop rolling after classes and during the weekends, IAFT filmmaking, acting and animation students can take advantage of the diverse activities Cebu has to offer. With its lush island backdrop including white-sand beaches and striking mountainous regions, Cebu truly is a paradise all its own.
At IAFT we believe that the best way to learn film production is by actually getting out there and doing it! Unlike university film schools, IAFT focuses your studies on the skills that matter. IAFT teaches through hands-on instruction where we let you experience the intricacies of film production first hand. Getting out there and doing is a great way to build experience and our expert film production mentors will help you do just that.
Because we are a boutique film school, students at IAFT benefit from some of the smallest class sizes of any film school out there. This means you receive more training in each subject, more access to equipment, and the benefit of more one-on-one attention from our mentors. You can build your filmmaking skills faster with a small class size and more attention.
IAFT Cebu has some of the most experienced Mentors in the entertainment business, ready to help every IAFT student realize their dreams and potential. At IAFT, our mentors are all veterans of the film industry. IAFT does not hire career professors. We want you to be trained by people that know what the real-world, working industry is like. Our mentors work directly with you, sharing their experience, and developing creative relationships that will last throughout your career.
IAFT prides itself in offering Diploma and Certificate programs at a price you can afford. And since entertainment is not a degree driven industry, why go to a four-year university and spend tens of thousands of dollars? When you know that you want a career in the entertainment industry, why waste your time with required courses that you have no interest in? IAFT knows why you are here, and we won’t burden you with paying for classes that aren’t of use to you when you graduate.
IAFT programs are based on helping you get out there and get your career going. We want you to succeed in our classrooms, but more importantly, we want you to succeed after you graduate.