Bridging the gap
between education
and entertainment.

Welcome to The Academy at
American High

…a 501(c)(3) nonprofit training program empowering new voices in media.

Our Mission

The path to success in the entertainment industry is notoriously unclear. Our goal is to kickstart the careers of a generation of creatives through immersive programs, expert guidance, and equitable access.

Get Involved

Benefit from and contribute to our mission by sharing your insights as a guest speaker or instructor, guiding emerging talents as a mentor, or applying to join our internship programs!

Academy Success

We’re extremely dedicated to our students, and our alumni success stories are a living testament to that. Over 100 former interns have gone on to apply their skills on A-list projects such as Ginny and Georgia, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and more.

Our All-Star Workshops

Bradford Lipson
Award-Winning Cinematography Techniques
Perry Andelin Blake
The World of Film Production Design
Barry Bernardi
Producing 20+ Years of Adam Sandler Hits
Mat Barletta
Exploring Live Nation’s Music Supervision
Kelly Phelan
Behind the Action of Stunt Coordination
Mike G
Making Waves in the Music Industry
Emily Campbell
Discovering Cinematic Locations

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