During the course, you will practice your editing skills on up to 40 short films of different styles, create industry- standard showreel and present it to the panel of film professionals in a public cinema.
You will edit your own 2 festival-worthy films shot on the most popular cinema cameras such as Red Gemini, Alexa Amira or Sony F55. For postproduction you will be using software Da Vinci Resolve.
You will get a chance to take part in filmmaking internship on a professional film set. The internship will grow your network of all-important contacts and set yourself apart in a very competitive career field.
During the year you will invest most of the time practising post-production in software Da Vinci Resolve on up to 40 short films. At the end of the year you will get access to our professional editing room and do post-production of your own festival-worthy final films, which will have higher production value compared to average school films. Through the guidance of your tutors, you will edit films that are on the same level as professional film productions and shot on the professional filmmaking equipment at the value of more than 90 000 USD.
Below you can see the basic topics which you will complete on the course. You will turn into practice all knowledge acquired in the classroom. During practical exercises, you will equip yourself with key skills needed to edit festival-worthy films of high production value and create your own industry-standard showreel. The curriculum of the 1 Year Post-production Course is identical to the first year of the 2 Years Filmmaking Degree Course.
After finishing 1 Year Filmmaking Course with post-production specialisation, you will receive qualification BTEC Level 4 HNC in Film. You can decide to start working in the film industry or continue your studies to the second year.
We recommend that all new Prague Film Institute students purchase their own personal laptops for self guided learning and post-production practice. Our goal is to teach students how to use their own computer for high quality results. Make sure that you choose a laptop which meets the minimum recommended specification. However, for tasks which requires specialist software tools, you will be also allowed to use Prague Film Institute’s computer equipment.
|Component||Minimum Requirement||Recommended Requirement|
|CPU||Intel COre i7 or AMD Ryzen 7||Intel Core i9 or AMD Ryzen 9|
|RAM||16 GB||32 GB+|
|GPU||4 GB VRAM||8 GB+ VRAM|
|Media Storage||SSD or RAID||SSD, Direct Attached RAID or NAD RAID (10 GbE)|
We understand that by choosing to study with us you are making a big financial commitment. The tuition fee of this course is 20 250 USD. We want to make sure you understand exactly what your tuition fee will cover when you decide to become a Prague Film Institute student.
Hovewer Prague is still cheaper than many European cities. The capital offers very safe living environment with high rating in housing and healthcare.