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New York
Basic price from
3 nights accom. & travel  for 30 students and 3 staff

film in New York

Film & Media student trips to New York

New York is a media-megalopolis. The city’s list of newspapers, magazines, broadcasters, production companies, facility houses, advertising agencies, news agencies and music publishers, not to mention new media companies, is a litany of many of the greatest in the industry. For students of Film and Media Studies an educational trip to New York is unmatched.

Students on an Equity college or university trip to New York have a range of specially selected excursions. These include tailor-made workshops led by industry professionals at an animation studio. Students will also learn about writing, storyboarding, production, voice-overs and music for digital animation creation.

Another excursion is a tour of New York through the perspective of film and television with visits to locations used in more than 60 movies and TV programmes, guided by professional actors who provide a detailed and personal insight into the industry.

Students also have the opportunity to tour Radio City Music Hall, visit the Museum of Moving Image and take a tour of TV Studios.


Suggested Itinerary



New York Accommodation - West Side YMCA

West Side YMCA

  • Just off Central Park
  • Swimming Pool

The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.

Location: Moments away from well known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.

Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.

Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.

New York Accommodation - Comfort Inn Chelsea

Comfort Inn Chelsea

  • Trendy Chelsea location
  • Basic, yet well equipped and comfortable

This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan. Providing a view of the Empire State Building.

Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are also a stones throw away.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.

Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En suite bathroom facilities.

Meals: Buffet breakfast is available. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Wolcott Hotel

Wolcott Hotel

  • Central Manhattan
  • Full of charm and character

A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel is full of charm and character with its grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building this popular hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop, small meeting room.

Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.

Facilities:Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, doubles - up to 4 persons per room - available for students. All rooms en-suite, TV.

Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.


Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!

Subject Specific Excursions

TV & Movie Sites Tour

More than just your standard New York Tour, this fantastic film tour is guided by some of New York’s best actors and actresses. Visit locations that have been used in more than 60 movies and TV shows shot in New York City.

TV & Movie Bus Tour

Experience the New York you know from your favourite TV shows and movies, with a fun and cinematic twist! Combine your tour with a 3-hour workshop to complete the experience where you’ll have the chance to handle professional camera equipment, direct, produce and shoot scenes like the professionals, act out a scene from a famous TV show and learn about editing software.

Radio City Music Hall Tour

A chance to go behind the scenes at one of New York's most legendary venues, take a tour of the most iconic theatre in New York City where the biggest names in show business perform.

Museum of Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image is the only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in the United States. It offers interactive exhibitions where students can learn more about the world behind the cameras, take a guided tour, attend a hands-on workshop or view a screening.


Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!

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