Requirements and Documents

Application Bachelor Degree

Prague Film Institute > Application Bachelor Degree
3 years study program

Bachelor degree in filmmaking

The admission process for the bachelor program has 2 stages. If you meet the entry requirements for Stage 1, we will get in touch with you and provide guidance about how to prepare and submit materials for Stage 2.

You can choose your specialisation in the online application form.

Bachelor Degree in Filmmaking

Specialisations: Directing, Camera, Scriptwriting, Production, Postproduction 
Type: Full-time
Location: Prague (CZE)
For more Info: see “Price List & Dates” 

General 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.

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.

Scan of Passport

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

High School / Secondary School Diploma

You will be asked to have a completed secondary education diploma in any field. The school which issued your diploma has to be an institution accredited by the Ministry of Education of the same country/state where it is situated. In most cases it is clear from the diploma. In case it is not, you should ask the Ministry of Education in your country for the proof that your school is accredited within your country‘s educational system.

Required Materials: Stage 1

Motivational Letter

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

Portfolio of your Creative Art Work

Show us some examples of art you have created in the past. It may be any form of art: a short video, showreel, photography, short story, script, visualisation, music, dance, painting, drama, writing, etc. or best sample(s) of your film project with clear explanation of your involvement and role in it. 

Required Materials: Stage 2

Analysis

3-5 standard pages (800-1200 words). Write an analyze of a well-known film or a film of your own creation.

Essay

3-5 standard pages (800-1200 words). Write an essay on:

  • Which book would you like to adapt into a film and why?

Video Interview

Applicants who submit all documents and meet entry requirements get shortlisted for an on-line video interview with Silesian University in order to assess their study motivation  and answer questions about their creative work.

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