During the course, you will practice your skills in your chosen specilisation on up to 40 short films of different styles, create industry- standard showreel and present it to the panel of film professionals in a public cinema.
You will make your own 2 festival-worthy films shot on most popular cinema cameras such as RED Gemini, Alexa Amira or Sony F55. You cinematography lessons will be taught in professional filmmaking rental house.
You will get a chance to take part in filmmaking internship on a professional film set. The internship will grow your network of all-important contacts and set yourself apart in a very competitive career field.
Your main focus during the year will be to shoot at least 2 final films of festival-quality. You will invest most of your free time developing your final films, which will have higher production value compared to average school films. Through guidance of your tutors, you will prepare your film on the same level as a professional film production. Your film will be shot on professional filmmaking equipment at the value of more than 90 000 USD.
We recommend that all new Prague Film Institute students purchase their own personal laptops for self guided learning and post-production practice. Our goal is to teach students how to use their own computer for high quality results. Make sure that you choose a laptop which meets the minimum recommended specification. However, for tasks which requires specialist software tools, you will be also allowed to use Prague Film Institute’s computer equipment.
|Component||Minimum Requirement||Recommended Requirement|
|CPU||Intel COre i7 or AMD Ryzen 7||Intel Core i9 or AMD Ryzen 9|
|RAM||16 GB||32 GB+|
|GPU||4 GB VRAM||8 GB+ VRAM|
|Media Storage||SSD or RAID||SSD, Direct Attached RAID or NAD RAID (10 GbE)|
We understand that by choosing to study with us you are making a big financial commitment. The tuition fee of this course is 20 250 USD. We want to make sure you understand exactly what your tuition fee will cover when you decide to become a Prague Film Institute student.
Hovewer Prague is still cheaper than many European cities. The capital offers very safe living environment with high rating in housing and healthcare.
Below you can see the basic modules which you will complete on the course. About 60% of our lessons are practical. The emphasis on your chosen specialisation will be given mostly during practical classes and shootings which will help you to create industry-standard showreel and equip yourself with key skills needed to make festival-worthy short films at the end of the course. The curriculum of this program is identical to the first year of the 2 Years Filmmaking Degree Course.
You will have chance to join number of optional and discovery workshops which will further evolve your knowledge in the field. Please note that the cost of all optional subject (except underwater cinematography) is included in the tuition fee.