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.
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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
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, ...
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...
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...
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 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 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...
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''...
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...
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.
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
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 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 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
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Perfect. A real experience of a lifetime. Once again Zoe has been wonderful from start to finish. I look forward to continuing to work with her. Thank you once again.