2020 Summer Program Dates: July 5th - July 19th, 2020
MFI is a film school that nurtures aspirations while enriching careers for both budding and established artists. We provide passionate, individualized instruction in our acting and directing courses, to inspire all filmmakers in a supportive, challenging and safe environment. Whether acting, writing, shooting, editing or directing, students work side-by-side with a faculty of industry professionals as distinguished for their accomplishments as they are for their dedication to teaching future generations of visual storytellers.
MFI '16 & '17
Currently writing the feature film, "Mike's Place" for Todd Komarnicki
and Antoine Fuqua.
Keeps getting awards for GREENPORT THE SHOW, which he directed, edited and produced.
Our acclaimed acting coach is now also teaching at The Yale School of Drama and Julliard.
Just wrapped on A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood with Tom Hanks.
Emmy winning actor for The Sopranos. Currently filming
Bad Boys for Life with Will Smith.
Academy Award Nominee, who just had a hit show on Broadway
World-renown acting teacher who helped the Manhattan Film Institute launch in 2012.
On Broadway in "Network" and a lifetime
member of the Manhattan Film Institute family.
Academy Award winning actress and one of our best guest artists and someone who continues to support us every year.
Academy Award winning director, and founder of Blue Sky Studios. An incredible storyteller who supports our program and comes year after year to share his
knowledge with our filmmakers.
Emmy nominated actor for Breaking Bad, was our headlining guest artist last year. He did an outstanding job inspiring our filmmakers. You can catch him on Better Call Saul.
MFI IN THE NEWS
Manhattan Film Institute's Life-Changing Summer Program Kicks Off - North Fork Patch
It's a Wrap: MFI Honors Chazz Palminteri; Stars Fete Film Program - North Fork Patch
After 'Packed House,' More Movie Nights At Greenport Theater - North Fork Patch
Greenport Movie Theater to Open for Series of Films this Winter - North Forker Island
Greenport Movie Theater Opens Doors In Winter With Holiday Films - North Fork Patch
Saturday Films to Show in Greenport - East End Beacon
Historic Greenport Theatre to Host Saturday Film Series this Winer - Riverhead Local
Dinner and a Movie in Greenport - North Fork and Knife
Free Movies at Greenport Theater to Bolster Other Businesses - North Fork Patch
It's A Wrap: Free Greenport Film Series Will Be Back Next Year - North Fork Patch
Tony Goldwyn screens Conviction at Manhattan Film Institute - Hamptons Magazine
Manhattan Film Institute to hit the North Fork - North Fork Patch
2019 MFI NORTH FORK FILM FESTIVAL
Congratulations to the winners of the first-ever International Short Film Competition at the 8th Annual MFI North Fork Film Festival.
Best Short Film: ARI
Best Animated Short: ELI
Best Actress: Katy Wright-Mead (SOMETIMES, I THINK ABOUT DYING)
Best Actor: Jaxon Graham-Wilson (ARI)
Best MFI Spirit: EAST OF THE RIVER