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 to New York
Transfer to your accommodation upon 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||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' bed and breakfast accommodation
- 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 many locations of TV and Movies in New York and straddle fiction and reality as you visit the places 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 &...
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. The students can then purchase a DVD after the workshop to help them remember New York in their own way.
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 chosen 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...
The 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 ...
Reopened after an extensive restoration in 1999, the Music Hall now reflects its original grandeur of opening night in 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 sta...
Since its opening in 1974, ICP has acquired important historical and contemporary images through a dedicated acquisitions committee as well as through generous donations and bequests from photographers and collectors, bringing the permanent museum collection to more than 100,000 photographs. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin ...
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 Oberservation Deck wraps around the building's spire, providing 360-degree views of New York and beyond. From here, you’ll get one-of-a-kind views of Central Park, The Hudson River and East River, The Brooklyn Bridg...
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 are 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.
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 re-opened as HI New York in 1990.
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 also available (subject to availability).
The hostel is situated just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.
Best Western Fairfield Inn
This hotel is conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and provides easy access into New York City. The hotel has their own in-house restaurant Cucina Calandra, and Executive Lounge.
All rooms include free wireless high speed Internet access, 52-channel cable television, a refrigerator, microwave, 2 phones with data-ports, radio alarm clock, iron/iron board, coffee maker, and hairdryer.
Days Inn Broadway
This Broadway hotel is located on New York's popular Upper West Side, with many restaurants, shops and coffee shops nearby and Central Park just minutes away.
The 14-story New York City hotel offers 214 air-conditioned guest rooms. All rooms offer cable TV, coffee-makers, in-room safes, irons and ironing boards. Refrigerators are available upon request.
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.