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News & Announcements

FABA-MOVIE A Leap to Take is in theatricall-release at Rafael Film Center (Sunday, October 26th, 7pm) and also at FANDOR, the online distribution company. This 85min movie features 18 current and former FABA Acting-Students in speaking-roles including the leads ( and, another 22 as "Extras"). Directed by FABA Faculty Rob Nilsson and Produced by Celik Kayalar, FABA's Founder and Director (Kayalar is also a cast-member in the movie).

A Bridge to a Border premieres at the Mill Valley Film Festival (2014). Written and directed by the distinguished FABA Faculty Rob Nilsson , the 92-minute film features many FABA Acting-Students including Richard Castrillon and Tristan Cunningham as the leads.

CineSource Magazine interviews Celik Kayalar, FABA's founder & director.

GREAT SUCCESS STORY: Long time FABA Acting Student Jazlyn Yoder got cast in one of the lead-roles in Tribe of the Wild (a new TV show from the creator of "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers", the hit TV-Series). link to Tribe of the Wild:

FABA alumni Jessiqa Pace is the lead-actor in a new "Infinity" commercial on national TV. She was the lead-actor in FABA's multiple award-winning short-film 99% (2013).

FABA short-film 99% directed by Celik Kayalar is now an "Official Honoree" at the 2013 Webby Awards (Equivalent of Oscars for the Internet). It already played at 3 Festivals and won the Best Narrative Award at IFQ. The film's cast includes sixteen FABA Acting Students in speaking-roles and thirty-five in non-speaking ones. It can be watched for free at:

FABA acting-students Ian Campbell-Jones and Chidozie Nwokocha recently signed with the prestigious Stars Agency. In the last two years alone, 10 of our other acting students have signed with prestigious Talent Agencies in San Francisco: Serena Lee, Nika Ericson, Ashanna Andrews, Mia Perez, Ria Pullin, Rick Lasquete, Greg Cala, Erica Luttenegger, Alex Hero with Stars, Steve Nichols and Maaika Westen with JE Talent.

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Our Feature Films

Moonlight Sonata by our Program Director Celik Kayalar. Learn more
Nominated. Feature film starring our Associate Director Brian D. Scott with multiple FABA students in featured roles. Learn more

Short Films

Featuring our Acting Students, directed by our Faculty or by our Student Directors during various Classes and Workshops at FABA. Learn more >>