Summer Filmmaking Campus

16 students only

1 portfolio short movie

50+ hours weekly

Individual/group work

10th edition of our summer workshop

We are back with our workshop that we were able to organize safely and to the full extent of instruction despite the COVID both in the year 2020 and 2021 – a feat that few have accomplished. Following last years' forced good practice in shortening to four weeks, we are offering again 5 weeks of intensive instruction in principal filmmaking methods both in theory and in practice. Of course, our Campus offers so much more as part of the curriculum, but, first and foremost, it is an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Time disconnects and everything that was prior to the workshop remains blurred in the memory 😊

Get seduced by film storytelling

Are you at a crossroads in your studies, or planning a life changing twist? Are you creative, witty and bold? Are you a passionate filmgoer and keen on the filmmaking process?

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for open-minded talented young people who are open to the challenges presented by the various stages of the filmmaking process. The challenge is also present in collaborative work, the ability to deliver ideas and participate in developing input from one’s colleagues.

What might you be looking for?

Do you wish to gain a brief yet comprehensive experience in the fields of directing, cinematography, sound design and editing? Our summer course may also serve as your summer university activity; the content of the studies is defined in ECTS credits and students obtain a Transcript of Records upon graduation.

Our program in a nutshell

– 5 weeks of intensive schooling by experienced professionals and teachers

– Analogue 16 mm film shooting, developing and editing to start with

- Participation on International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary (5 days as an industry pro)

– Photographic exercises

– Major project developed, shot and edited in groups of 4

– Good quality accommodation in the wider center of Prague

– Cultural and historical excursions

– A life changing experience: nothing feels the same when we toast at the farewell lunch

When and how long?

We start on June 24, 2022 and finish on July 29, 2022 (5 weeks)

Who should apply?

Students, young aspiring professionals, creative people with certain artistic experience


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"Studying Masters at FAMU was one of my best career steps I can imagine to take"
Martin Andrle
Independent director, class 2015

Dates to watch

We have moved our workshop due to COVID-19 crisis to the following dates.

Early bird application deadline

Early bird admission results

Regular admission deadline

Announcing regular admissions

Friday, students arrive

Saturday, the program begins

Thursday, final screening of all projects

Friday, students leave Prague

See how to apply

How much does it cost?

The fee covers:

– Tuition

– Accommodation

– All local transport costs

– International film festival pass

– Location scouting

– Visa and insurance consulting


The fee does not cover:

– Daily allowances

– Expenses related to obtaining visas

– Travel costs to/from Prague

Price:

Early Bird: EUR 4,700

Regular: EUR 4,940

"Studying Masters at FAMU was one of my best career steps I can imagine to take"
Martin Andrle
Independent director, class 2015

Talk to us

We have all the answers for you. Just type us. Best way is via email: famu.international@famu.cz, but feel free to use the form below or Facebook.

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Jitka Hejtmanová

Summer Filmmaking Campus Coordinator

jitka.hejtmanova@famu.cz

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