Ika Santamaria

Ika S.

Miami, FL

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Ika delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:

I will be available for teaching after 8/1/2018.
News: Ika plays lead roles in "Mani Cura" and "Zenu" these short films will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival/Short Film Corner 2018.
She also writes, produces, directs, and edits her own material. She teaches undergraduate and masters courses at New York Film Academy South Beach and at the Center of Cinematography, Arts and Television.
As Filmmaker/Director she has received awards given by the Women’s International Film Festival, LDUB Film Festival, Miami Life Awards; Ika recently won a competition at the Sundance Screenwriters Intensive, Miami 2015. She received the Achievement Award for Best Film Director at the Women in The Arts 2013 & was named the WITA 2013 Filmmaker of the Year as well. Awarded Best Actor at Miami Indie Film Club and Ika wrote, directed, and edited “Flea Market Finish Line” which was accepted at the Cannes Film Festival and won awards in many International Film Festivals.

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Acting ans Film Instructor
May 2015 - Present
New York Film Academy


Film and TV Production
Jan 1998 - Dec 2001
Tisch School of art at New York University.

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