Lights, Camera... Applause!

Applause-produced films routinely go viral, attracting millions of views within days of release. In addition to acting, Applause Film Acting students participate in the entire filmmaking process, from developing story lines to final screening at a real movie theater. Filmmaking is the perfect vehicle for all kids (no matter what age) to find their voices, whether they are already aspiring actors, possess huge personalities or fall on the quiet side.

Little Movie Stars

Little Movie Stars

$1,095

K-2nd Grade
Do you have a kid who’s full of personality and is begging you to be in the movies or on TV? Or maybe your child is on the shy side and is just starting to come out of their shell? Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind class that brings Hollywood right here to the Upper East Side! The students audition for roles, get cast in parts, and are launched onto a real film set experience! We will teach them the basics of acting on-camera and storytelling, all while continuing to build their confidence to be a lead on-camera and in life. At the end of the trimester, watch the movies premiere in your very own Virtual Film Screening, and then keep an eye out for them to be posted on our viral YouTube Channel (Applause New York) with over 1 Million Subscribers and 600+MILLION views!

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
September 21st, 2021 - January 18th, 2022

Fridays, 3:30-4:30pm
September 24th, 2021 - January 21st, 2022
youtube movie stars

YouTube Movie Stars - SOLD OUT

$1,295

2nd-4th Grade
Calling all superstars ready to move past their school hallways and onto the big screen! In this class, your child will be able to show off their larger-than-life personality, or simply find their voice. After auditioning for roles and getting cast in parts, students will be launched onto a real film set to experience the electrifying world of movie-making! This level will build further on the basics of acting on-camera, including characterization, scene building and line memorization, all while continuing to build their confidence to be a leading actor/actress in front of the camera, as well as in life. At the end of the trimester watch the movies premiere in your very own Virtual Film Screening, and then keep an eye out for them to be posted on our viral YouTube Channel (Applause New York) with over 1 Million Subscribers and 600+ MILLION views!

Tuesdays, 5:15-6:15pm
September 21st, 2021 - January 18th, 2022
tv series

Make Your Own TV Series - SOLD OUT

$1,525

2nd-4th Grade
Ever want to be the star of a big TV show like Henry Danger or Fuller House? Or maybe you envision yourself in something more serious, like The Fosters or Stranger Things? Then come be a part of Applause New York's TV Series class! Throughout the semester you will be creating and starring in an entire season of a brand-new TV series that will consist of at least 5 episodes and premiere on our official Applause NY YouTube channel! Throughout the semester, you will learn what it takes to create a show that has a continuing storyline and recurring characters that will continue developing over the course of the season. With over 1.1 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS and growing on our current channel, come be part of the next big sensation that Applause Film has to offer!

Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm
September 20th, 2021 - January 24th, 2022
youtube movie stars

YouTube Movie Stars

$1,295

3rd-5th Grade
Calling all superstars ready to move past their school hallways and onto the big screen! In this class, your child will be able to show off their larger-than-life personality, or simply find their voice. After auditioning for roles and getting cast in parts, students will be launched onto a real film set to experience the electrifying world of movie-making! This level will build further on the basics of acting on-camera, including characterization, scene building and line memorization, all while continuing to build their confidence to be a leading actor/actress in front of the camera, as well as in life. At the end of the trimester watch the movies premiere in your very own Virtual Film Screening, and then keep an eye out for them to be posted on our viral YouTube Channel (Applause New York) with over 1 Million Subscribers and 600+ MILLION views!

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
September 22nd, 2021 - January 19th, 2022

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm
September 23rd, 2021 - January 20th, 2022
tv series

Make Your Own TV Series

$1,525

4th-6th Grade
Ever want to be the star of a big TV show like Henry Danger or Fuller House? Or maybe you envision yourself in something more serious, like The Fosters or Stranger Things? Then come be a part of Applause New York's TV Series class! Throughout the semester you will be creating and starring in an entire season of a brand-new TV series that will consist of at least 5 episodes and premiere on our official Applause NY YouTube channel! Throughout the semester, you will learn what it takes to create a show that has a continuing storyline and recurring characters that will continue developing over the course of the season. With over 1.1 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS and growing on our current channel, come be part of the next big sensation that Applause Film has to offer!

Thursdays, 4:15-5:15pm
September 23rd, 2021 - January 20th, 2022
film acting

On-Camera Acting

$1,295

4th-8th Grade
This class is targeted towards kids who are interested in growing their on camera acting training. They will learn memorization and audition techniques for different styles of tv and film acting from comedy to sci-fi to drama and everything in between!

Fridays, 4:45-5:45pm
September 24th, 2021 - January 21st, 2022
film class for teens

Advanced YouTube Movie Stars - SOLD OUT

$1,295

5th-8th Grade
Is it hard to pry your kid away from the depths of Youtube? Well then it’s time for your kid to share the limelight! After auditioning for roles and getting cast in parts, students will be launched onto a real film set to experience the electrifying world of movie-making! This level will teach them advanced skills for acting on-camera, including script analysis, identifying genre, advanced character development, scene stealing, and how to approach challenging scripts/materials, all while continuing to build their confidence to be a leading actor/actress in front of the camera, as well as in life. At the end of the trimester watch your movies premiere in your very own Virtual Film Screening, and then keep an eye out for them to be posted on our viral YouTube Channel (Applause New York) with over 1 Million Subscribers and 600+ MILLION views! Films created in this class will be considered for submission to major film festivals.

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
September 21st, 2021 - January 18th, 2022
filmmaker experience

Filmmaker Experience

$1,995 (Fall Semester Only); $3,795 (Full Year Option)

9th-12th Grade
This immersive and innovative class is the quintessential program for serious high-school students looking to take the plunge into all aspects of filmmaking and acting for the camera! With the help of our professional filmmakers, students will work in teams to create their very own short films, while also having the opportunity to act in their classmates' projects! This class culminates in a Virtual Film Screening of all the work the students have created. Approval from the film department required to join. Must have some occasional weekend availability for shoots. Films created in this class will be considered for submission to major film festivals.

Wednesdays, 5:00-7:00pm
September 22nd, 2021 - January 19th, 2022

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