Ghetto Film School (GFS) is an award-winning nonprofit founded in 2000 to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers. With locations in New York City, Los Angeles and London, GFS is the most elite and inclusive film academy in the world, equipping students for top universities and careers in the creative industries through two tracks: an introductory education program for high school students and early-career support for alumni and young professionals. GFS annually serves over 6,000 individuals, 14-34 years of age.
Closure and Changes to Programs
In response to heightened concerns relating to the spread of COVID-19 and the health and well-being of our community, Ghetto Film School (GFS) has closed its NY and LA spaces for the time being. The LA Fellows Program and NY Fellows Program will not be held in-person. GFS staff is currently working remotely.
For additional information on the coronavirus and precautionary measures, please visit the following websites:
For more information, please contact us at and 718-589-5470.