Ghetto Film School (GFS) is an award-winning nonprofit founded in 2000 to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great storytellers. With locations in New York CityLos 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. 

Coronavirus Precaution

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. 


79 Alexander Ave

4th Floor

Bronx, NY 10454


2701 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90057



M-F: 10AM-6PM


Visitors of all abilities are welcome to participate in Ghetto Film School’s programs. For information about accessibility, programs and services for visitors with disabilities at our three sites, email or call 


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