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 read more about the application materials in this document.
You can choose your specialisation in the online application form.
If you meet all requirements except age, please contact us. You may be eligible for an exception.
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:
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.
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.
For non-EU applicants national identity card will be also accepted.
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
1-2 standard pages (250-500 words) about why you want to study film and why at our school specifically.
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
Minimum of 20 films you have seen. Please include some internationally recognized films and some films from your home country or region.
Minimum of 20 books, articles, academic papers, or other pieces of literature you have read.
3-5 standard pages (800-1200 words). You may choose to analyze a well-known film or a film of your own creation; or you may choose to research and write about a topic, problem, or theory in filmmaking that interests you.
Using a poem as inspiration, create a visual interpretation of the poem in one of these three mediums:
Use the template provided by PFI, signed and scanned (PDF).
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.