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Young Actors Program

Film Acting Classes for 8-16 year olds. Learn more >>

Certificate in Film Acting

upon completion of 8 core classes. 25% discount on the tuition-package. Learn more >>

New Services for All Actors

Very affordable Headshots.
Video-Recording of Monologues & Scenes (Directed by FABA Faculty) for Demo Reels.
VideTaping of "Sides/Scenes" (Coached by FABA Faculty) for electronic-submission to Film & TV Casting Directors (often referred to as "Self-Taping" when you cannot be at an audition in person).
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News & Announcements

FABA's hit WebSeries THE TRAFFICK, Season-3 is out! 5 new Episodes can be watched on YouTube. Cast: All FABA Student-Actors. Written and Directed by Celik Kayalar : FABA's Founder & Director; Instructor of several ongoing FABA-Classes.

FABA co-production feature-length film "TAKING LIBERTY" now has a disribution deal in New York. Written, Directed and Produced by Cary Silberman (he is also an accomplished Actor, playing "Bruno" in FABA's THE TRAFFICK). Almost all the roles in TAKING LIBERTY have been cast among FABA Student-Actors.

FABA alumna ALIYAH TURNER will be a co-star in the new TV-Series "UNSOLVED" on the USA-Network ( premiering Feb 27th, 2018 ). She is represented by the prestigious "Momentum Talent Agency" and "Nelson Management" in Los Angeles. Aliyah studied film-acting with Celik Kayalar at FABA before being accepted to UCLA's undergraduate acting-program in 2016 (one of 18 accepted among the two thousand applicants nationwide). She still studies with Celik at FABA on her breaks from UCLA.

Through our ongoing Film Acting Classes at FABA, 2 of our Student-Actors, LEA ROBINSON and NADIA LATIFI, just got signed by the prestigious Los Angeles Agency: EILEEN O'FARRELL TALENT MANAGEMENT. They will be represented in LA by the famed Manager JOSH LATZER, while they continue to live in the Bay Area. More such signings and representations are on the way!

FABA-Actors in a major Movie, premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival on Saturday, Oct 7th (10pm). Please read more at the cineSource Magazine (online).

Young FABA Acting-Student MARIN MATTESI (14 years old) is now an accomplished Filmmaker, too. Her short-film "Reflection" she wrote, directed and acted in will play at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Marin studies with Brian D.Scott in FABA's Young Actors Program.

FABA short-film "CLOSING" played at the Sacramento Int. Film Festival in April and won the prestigious "Media That Matters" Award. It stars all FABA Student-Actors. Written and Directed by Celik Kayalar (Founder & Director of FABA).

FABA alumni JAZYLN YODER was featured in a supporting role in both "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Justice", two prime-time hit NBC Shows, in their season-premiere on Wednesday night, March 1st. JAZLYN studied film-acting at FABA, with Brian D.Scott and Celik Kayalar, for 3 years straight, before moving to Los Angeles 2 years ago.

FABA alumni CHIDO NWOKOCHA was a guest-star in NBC's prime-time show "The Night Shift" on Thursday night, July 13th. CHIDO studied film-acting with all of the FABA-Faculty for 2 years before moving to Los Angeles recently.

All FABA Classes of all levels are currently ongoing (Beginner to Advanced). A new class in August:
4 Sundays, 2-5pm, starting August 20th.

FABA's hit WebSeries THE TRAFFICK, Season-3 is coming out soon!
Cast: All FABA Student-Actors. Written and Directed by Celik Kayalar.

Comedic feature-length film "TAKING LIBERTY" has wrapped principal shooting. Almost all the roles in it have been cast among FABA Student-Actors (Producer-Director: Cary Silberman. A FABA co-production).

Dramatic feature-length film "DEATH BY MASQUERADE" is in post production. 90% of the roles have been cast among FABA Student-Actors (Written, Directed & Produced by Felix Pena).

FABA Student EMMA BEEMAN just signed with the prestigious MDT Agency in San Francisco. She has been a cast-member in FABA's hit Web Series THE TRAFFICK since it's 1st Season.

The Young Actors Program produced a short film that appeared in the 6th Annual BCM Summer Shorts Filmmakers Challenge. The film was written and performed by our Young Adults Program students during class. It can be seen at Compass Concept.

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 >>