Requirements and Documents

Application 1 Year Directing

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What is needed

1 Year filmmaking Course - directing

1 Year Directing

Non-EU Applicants

Dates: 5 Feb 2024 – 5 Jan 2025
Tuition: see Price List
Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2023

EU Applicants
Dates: 4 Sep 2023 – 30 Jun 2024
Tuition: see Price List
Application Deadline: 15 Aug 2023

Entry Requirements

Age: 18 Years

If you meet all requirements except age, please contact us. You may be eligible for an exception. 

English: Communicative Level

Applicants who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, should demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to the levels identified below:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE51
  • IELTS 5.5 (Reading and Writing must be at 5.5)
  • or equivalent

If you are unable to demonstrate the capability in English with such a certificate, Prague Film Institute reserves the right not to enroll the applicant until he/she successfully passes our English language test.

Scan of Passport

For non-EU applicants national identity card will be also accepted.

Secondary School Certificate

Required only if you wish to receive BTEC certificate at the end of the course. Applicants from South Asia should have 12 completed classes to be eligible for the course accredited with BTEC. If you are unable to provide such document, you can still study the course but you will receive Prague Film Institute Certificate instead.

Example of Creative Work

These may include (for example): photography, footage, short video, show real, short story, scenario, visualisation, music or best sample(s) of your film project with clear explanation of your involvement and role in it. 

Motivational Letter

1-2 standard pages (250-500 words) about why you want to study film and why at our school specifically.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Your CV should include your name and contact details, a personal statement, work experience or your video/film shooting references, education and qualifications, key skills.

On-line Interview

If you meet the entry requirements, you will get shortlisted for a video interview in order to assess your motivation, interest in filmmaking and your study expectations.



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