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ABOUT US

We are PFI, the Prague Film Institute - a top film school with a unique history and family-like atmosphere. While studying at PFI, students have created a number of exceptional student films and cooperated on many professional film projects. Apply to PFI and immerse yourself in the real world of filmmaking.

 
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Film Studios

Our Institute resides in Prague in an actual working film studio and it works in close cooperation with Three Brothers Film Production Company and Twin Start Film.

The school premises consist of two major sites; the main campus is located in the film studio consisting of various postproduction facilities, classrooms, sound studio and rental house with cutting edge equipment.
The second campus is located near the main campus and serves as the prop house and outdoor shooting area, approximately 40000 m2.

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Professional Experience

Our collective has been involved in the production of a wide range of World and Hollywood movies. Our quality has been appreciated, among others, by stars such as Heath Ledger, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sean Connery.

Examples of movies we cooperated on include: Dungeons and Dragons, Joan of Arc, Dune, Nomad, Knight´s Tale, Avalon, Blade II, The Children of Dune, League of Extraordinary Gentleman, Van Helsing, Hellboy, Doom 3, Narnia - Prince Caspian, Die Papstin, Henry IV, Anonymous, Borgias, Black Death, Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, The Three Musketeers and many more.

Our Guarantee of Practical Learning - It’s Real!

The school’s general partner, Three Brothers Film Production Company, acts as a guarantor of our study programs’ quality and practical effectiveness. Three actual brothers founded this company in 1991, and these studios have stood behind the realization of over 85 feature films, documentary films and docudramas for both domestic and international companies such as the BBC, History and The Discovery Channel, Czech Television, Barrandov, ZDF, ARD, ARTE and Gruppe 5. To this day, the company remains an important and integral part of the film and TV industry both in the Czech Republic and abroad.


 
 
 

WHY STUDY AT PFI?

 

Job Opportunities

We place our students into big and small production (films, advertisements, documentary etc.) to get experience, contacts and salary based on their skills. Each student could get the opportunity to be part of the crewseeker database with top priority.

Free equipment

Our filmmaking programs give you access to industry standard equipment and facilities, including fully-equipped editing rooms, top end cameras, grips, drones, base, mobile equipment and much more

Action scenes

Thanks to our close cooperation with the Czech Stunt Fighting Association, PFI is the only filmmaking school where the ability to shoot action scenes is a basic component of study. We will teach you how to shoot real action scenes in practice, not just in theory. More information here.

Industry networking

Make the best student films out there with teams experienced in the production of Hollywood movies. Unlike other film schools, we encourage our students to build relations with our industry-leading partners.

Tailored studies

Experience an individualized study approach through extensive one-to-one time with your tutor within a family-like environment in our Prague Film Institute premises.

Affordable

Our fees are lower than Prague FAMU tuition. Affordable prices and real industry experience with world-famous Czech production make us one of the best schools for film in Europe. We deliver real industry value for the money.

Study in English

Looking for an English school in Prague? All programmes are delivered exclusively in English - international students are welcome.