Admissions for cinematography courses at Prague Film Institute are open. Our cinematography courses are hands-on, full-time, suitable also for beginners and taught in English in small groups on our campus in the historical centre of Prague, the Czech Republic. Every academic year you will have the opportunity to participate on set for up to 20 short films and scenes of different styles including 2 festival-worthy final films of your own which you can use for a high-quality showreel. Our best students will get a chance to have a filmmaking internship on a professional film set. The programs are accredited by Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic and UK qualification BTEC Higher Nationals.
We are the only school in middle Europe that offers specialised modules that are in high demand and essential in current filmmaking industry.
Drone operation lessons are included in our courses. Seize the opportunity to learn drone cinematic techniques, get a drone pilot licence and shoot breathtaking aerial footage for your showreel.
We will introduce you the world of professional underwater cinematography. You will get OWD diving certificate, learn underwater camera and shoot a breathtaking footage.
Learn from the best how to direct and shoot both action and fighting scenes. Master efficient stuntmen coordination. The teacher of this module is president of Czech Stunt and Fighters Association.
During the cameraman course, you will have access to high-end filmmaking equipment and a green screen studio located on our campus. Our equipment is available for you to use free of charge both during the classes and on your own final film projects and includes the most popular cinema cameras RED Gemini and RED Dragon, various camera accessories, lenses, lights, sound equipment, grip, production and mobile facilities (car Hyundai H1).
During study you will turn all knowledge acquired in the classroom into practice. During the course you will shoot up to 60 short films and scenes of different styles which you can be used for a high-quality showreel.
Small class sizes means more time with tutors and individual guidance on your projects. Our teachers are actively involved in the film industry and can offer tips on the latest trends in filmmaking.
Our best students will get a chance to have a filmmaking internship on a professional film set. The internship will grow your network of all-important contacts and set yourself apart in this very competitive career field.
During the study you will shoot at least 6 festival-worthy films for which you will have access to locations on our premises including a green screen and light studio and professional equipment, including RED cameras.
Thanks to Prague Film Institute I was a production assistant on a film with oscar-winner Michael Caine. Now, with this credit, I can set myself apart in this competitive environment.
Unforgettable experience to be on a film set. I made friends with many industry professionals. Now I know I am not lost. I have contacts which will help me to build my career.
During my studies I had multiple roles on both film and commercial productions. It really gave me perspectvie of different fields of the industry.
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