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Application: Bachelor Degree in Filmmaking

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3 years study program

Bachelor degree in filmmaking

Bachelor Degree in Filmmaking

Sep 2023 - Jun 2026

Non-EU applicants: 18 750 USD / 17 500 EUR (annually)  
EU applicants: 12 800 USD / 11 900 EUR (annually)

Application Deadline: 15 Apr 2023

Entry Requirements

Age: 18 years

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.

Documents: read more below

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Scan of passport

Secondary school certificate

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. 

List of movies and documentaries

Minimum of 20 films you have seen. Please include some internationally recognized films and some films from your home country or region.

List of books

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.

Poem project

Using a poem as inspiration, create a visual interpretation of the poem in one of these three mediums:

  1. A 5-minute short film in .mov or .mp4 format
  2. A photo-series; each photo representing one shot of a film
  3. A 5-page script in standard screenplay format (PDF)

Declaration of authenticity

Use the template provided by PFI, signed and scanned (PDF).

You can read more about the application materials in this document


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1 Year Scriptwriting Course


Type: Hands-On Training

Dates: 4 Sep 2023 – 30 Jun 2024 

Application Deadline: 30 Apr 2023  

Timetable: Mon – Fri (9AM – 5PM) 

Qualification: BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Industry (Film)

Study Mode: Full Time

Tuition: 20 250 USD / 18 850 EUR 

Language: English

Students: Small Group (5-15 people)


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