School Media Studies Trip to New York

New York has to be the world's most recognisable city due to its major role in numerous movie blockbusters and TV shows. This makes it the top of the list of places to visit for media students, and the ideal choice for a school media tour. Explore the sets and visit many well-known locations, from the 'Friends' apartment block to the Empire State Building - home to many a famous movie moment. Take the opportunity to visit studios such as NBC and even take a New York Film Academy workshop. A truly inspiring, unforgettable experience awaits your media group in New York.

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1

Flight from the UK to New York

Transfer to your accommodation on arrival

Free to explore
Day 2 Take the TV and Movie Locations Tour Visit the Paley Center for Media Optional evening meal in Time Square
Day 3 Visit the NBC Studios for a tour Take a tour of the Rockefeller Center and learn how TV & radio shaped the buildings Enjoy a Broadway performance
Day 4 Take the morning to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum Transfer to the airport Overnight flight back to the UK
Day 5 Land back in the UK

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' accommodation (room only)
  • All flights inclusive of tax
  • Airport transfer New York
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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NBC Studios

NBC Studios

Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes? This hour-long tour takes in some of the world's most famous studios, the home of ‘Late Night with Conan O'Brien’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’. Tours are conducted in a working facility and visitors may catch a glimpse of a show in production. Interactive Features use blue-screen technology to allow visitors to join NBC personalities right on their sets, ...

New York TV & Movie Sites Tour – On Location Tours

New York TV & Movie Sites Tour – On Location Tours

Tour New York TV and Movie Sites and straddle fiction and reality as you visit the locations that you’ve seen on both the big and small screens. See the deli from When Harry Met Sally, visit the exterior of Peter Parker’s apartment from Spider-Man, and see the diner from Woody Allen’s Manhattan. The tour showcases more than 60 locations from Friends, Will & Grace, Seinfeld, I Am Legend, Ugly Bett...

Film Workshop

Film Workshop

You've seen the locations - now make the movie! Take the New York TV and Movie Tour and pair it with a half-day workshop at New York City's premier film academy where students will make their own short film and in the process learn screenwriting, editing, directing, and producing. This event can be offered in the evening, as well. The film workshop is approximately four hours long. The students ca...

Broadway

Broadway

A visit to New York would not be complete without a visit to a Broadway show. The selection is endless and ever changing. See the above website for details of shows and to check availability for your chossen dates of travel.

The Paley Center for Media- New York

The Paley Center for Media- New York

The Paley Center for Media leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and...

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image advances the public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television, and digital media. It does so by collecting, preserving, and providing access to moving-image related artifacts; screening significant films and other moving-image works; presenting exhibitions of artifacts, artworks, and interactive experiences; and offe...

Radio City Music Hall Tours

Radio City Music Hall Tours

Reopened after an extensive restoration on October 4, 1999, the Music Hall now reflects its original grandeur of opening night, 1932, sporting behind-the-scenes upgrades and refurbishment. Following the lead of Radio City''s experienced tour guides, explore the beautiful art-deco interiors, learn the secrets of the Great Stage, one of the largest indoor performance stages in the world; the stage''...

International Centre of Photography

International Centre of Photography

The Permanent Collection at ICP contains more than 100,000 photographs. Since its opening in 1974, ICP has acquired important historical and contemporary images through a dedicated acquisitions committee and through generous donations and bequests from photographers and collectors. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromo...

Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Reaching more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, the Empire State Building was the world's tallest building from its completion in 1931 until 1970. The view from the observatory on the eighty-sixth floor is one of the finest urban panoramas anywhere in the world.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

No trip to New York would be complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty; the city’s iconic symbol. A choice of tours is available: the observatory tour will take you to the top of the pedestal, at the base of Liberty herself and give you the chance to look up into the statue.Free of charge but only accessible by ferry. (Please note access to the Crown is subject to weather conditions)

Hostelling International NY

HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and opened as HI New York in 1990.

It is just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.

The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided.

Private rooms with and without baths are available for your convenience. View on map

The Gershwin Hotel

The Gershwin Hotel is a true New York gem, offering both dorm rooms for 2-10 people and private hotel-style rooms for up to 4 people, meaning this hotel can cater for your group whatever your preference.

The hotel offers a quirky atmosphere, with pop art on the walls of many of the hallways, guest rooms and public areas, as well as an original Andy Warhol Soup Can painting hanging in the lobby. This is an excellent option with a Manhattan location most other hostels and hotels would love to have. View on map

Travel Inn Hotel

The Travel Inn is a boutique hotel in Midtown Manhattan, located three blocks away from Times Square in New York City. The hospitable staff at the Travel Inn give the hotel a small-town feel, while the contemporary décor presents a sophisticated vibe.

The Travel Inn features 160 rooms with a swimming pool. Built in 1963, in preparation for the World Fair, this quaint New York City hotel has maintained its sense of charm and warmth, and the hotel’s prime location on 42nd Street immerses visitors in the heart of New York City. View on map

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