SOURCE: Zacuto USA

Zacuto USA

March 09, 2011 16:47 ET

Zacuto to Sponsor NYFA Road Show

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 9, 2011) - Zacuto is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 2011 New York Film Academy Road Show. The NYFA Road Show is a series of seminars in which the NYFA Road Team conducts hands-on workshops teaching filmmaking and photography to anyone interested in the field. At these events, the local community will engage with industry professionals to learn about shooting, editing and special effects. The NYFA utilizes the latest filmmaking technology and equipment. The Road Show kicks off on March 14th at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. After South by Southwest, the event will travel to twenty-five other American cities. 

"Filmmaking is the most powerful art form of our time. The New York Film Academy is excited to embark on its first national tour to college campuses across the United States to meet students, give them a chance to get their hands on state-of-the-art production equipment and help them follow their dreams of making films," said Michael Young, Provost of the New York Film Academy.

Each seminar will be proctored by a highly experienced, award winning and industry credited instructor from the NYFA. The seminars will include instruction followed by hands-on production techniques for new and currently popular digital cinematography production equipment, focusing on Zacuto's DSLR accessories.

Over the past decade, the New York Film Academy has grown to include over sixteen campuses throughout the world and the student enrollment rate is expanding at an astonishing rate. The NYFA is known for bringing in high profile filmmakers and actors directly to the student body. Some of the larger names include Ron Howard, Ben Stiller, John Carpenter, Kevin Spacey, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Glenn Close. 

For more information on an event, please call 212-674-4300 or check out http://www.nyfa.edu/roadshow/

ABOUT ZACUTO

Zacuto, located in Chicago, Illinois, is known for their "Made in the USA" brand of high quality, originally designed camera accessories. Their video equipment rental house division builds custom camera packages and delivers nationwide. Zacuto Films produces original programming and just recently won a 2010 Emmy Award for one of their webisodic programs: "The Great Camera Shootout 2010." For more information, visit http://www.zacuto.com or follow @Zacuto on Twitter.