Professional Filmmaking


Cinematography lessons in professional rental house

Filmmaking Equipment

During your time at Prague Film Institute, you will get in touch with professional filmmaking equipment with our industry partners, including cameras like Arri Alexa LFArri Alexa MiniSony VENICE 6K, RED V-RAPTOR 8K and lenses like Arri UltraprimeArri Masterprime and Cook. We also have huge range of industry-standard equipment on our school premises at your fingertips to use free of charge for your final films, see the list below. 


Filmmaking technology is constantly being improved and old technologies replaced. This is why we teach our students with current, professional cameras and technology..


  • RED Dragon
  • RED Gemini
  • Drone: DJI Mavic 3
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras 6K Pro
  • GoPro 4k

Camera Accessories

  • Matte boxes: SmallRig Mini Matte Box Pro
  • Wireless Follow-Focus: Tilta Nucleus M
  • ND filters: SmallRig ND 1.2
  • ND filters: SmallRig ND 0.6
  • External Monitors: FeelWorld P7S
  • External Monitors: RED Pro Touch LCD


Even the best cameras cannot create a perfect image without high-quality lenses. Our students learn how to make motivated choices about which focal length is best for their film’s desired image and mood.


  • DZO Film Prime Lenses PL-Mount: 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, 90mm, 100mm, 125mm
  • DZO Film Prime Lenses EF-Mount: 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, 125mm


Whether our students are shooting indoors, outdoors, in a studio, or in their home, we have lights for every location.


  • SmallRig BiColor 120B
  • SmallRig BiColor 220B
  • Weeylite RGB LED Panel Sprite 40
  • Sirio Daylight Fresnel HMI 575w
  • Sirio Daylight Fresnel HMI 1500w
  • Sirio Daylight Fresnel HMI 2000w
  • Fomei Studio LED DMX 300B
  • Fomei Studio LED DMX 150B
  • Fomei Studio LED DMX 250 Roll
  • Fomei RGB LED Fresnel DMX 200F
  • Neewer Ring light 18”


The quickest way to differentiate an amateur film from a professional film is by the quality of the sound recording. Using professional-quality microphones and audio mixers elevates our students’ films to the next level.


  • Microphone: Sennheiser 600 MKE Shotgun

  • Microphone: Sennheiser EW500 – G4

  • Mixer/Recorder: Sound Devices MixPre-10

  • Mixer/Recorder: Tascam DR-70D

  • Blimps and windscreens

  • Boom poles

  • Audio cables

Grip, Power, and Accessories

  • Sliders: Greenbull BX300
  • Steadicams 
  • C-Stands
  • Combo Stands
  • Tripods: Cartoni Focus 10
  • Gels
  • Bounce Reflectors and Negative Fill
  • Extension cables
  • A/V cables
  • V-Mount Batteries
  • Balasts

Additional Production Facilities

In addition to the equipment we have available for students to use on location for their films, we also have a fully equipped professional green screen and lighting studio on our premises, available for students to use. 


Special production facilities can be rented at a discounted student price from our cooperating partner, Three Brothers Production. You can learn more about these special facilities here.


Mobile Facilities

One of the biggest logistical hurdles for student filmmakers is transportation. We support our students’ projects by offering them a van free of charge, so they can transport their film equipment and crews to their shooting locations.


  • Car: Hyundai H-1


Additionally, we offer trailers for a discounted rental price through our cooperating partner, Three Brothers Production. See more about Three Brothers here.   



Every student is given a license to Premiere Pro, so they can use this software on their personal computers during their course. We also have four computers, and one professional sound and color-grading bay for our students to use. 

Available Filmmaking Software:


  • Adobe Premiere Pro 

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Movie Magic Scheduling

  • AVID Pro Tools

  • DaVinci Resolve Studio



We have an ever-growing library of reference materials for our students to borrow and read in their free time. Our library contains books which offer information and inspiration for every aspect of filmmaking, from Scriptwriting to Editing. We believe that filmmaking is not only practical, but also theoretical and rooted in a rich cultural history.



Specialized Equipment

For specialized filmmaking equipment, our students are offered a discounted rental price through our collaborating partners.


LS Lumination Pictures

Vertigo Studio



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