The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek, Czech Republic

The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek (FAMO) is a private film school in the Czech Republic, which offers specialisations in Screenwriting, Directing, Cinematography, Documentary Film, Sound, Editing, Production and Visual Effects and Animation. Hands-on experience, small class sizes and a personalized approach to student tuition are given strong emphasis throughout all the study programmes. Our students produce two film products per year, and are pushed by our industry-professional tutors to first master film craft, and then challenge the established ideas and forge their own creative style.
Lipová alej 2068, 397 01 Písek, The Czech Republic
+420 382 264 212
ifs@filmovka.cz

The school is located 100 km’s south of Prague, in the South Bohemian region, famed for its enchanting countryside dotted with castles and fishing ponds, which provide our students with an authentic Czech experience only an hour from the capital. Pisek and its surroundings are popular for local and international film productions, and the town acts as a gateway and perfect base for trips into nearby Austria and Germany.

The school is located 100 km’s south of Prague, in the South Bohemian region, famed for its enchanting countryside dotted with castles and fishing ponds, which provide our students with an authentic Czech experience only an hour from the capital. Pisek and its surroundings are popular for local and international film productions, and the town acts as a gateway and perfect base for trips into nearby Austria and Germany.

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The various programmes aim to equip graduates with a high level of technical competence and craft skills as well as to develop their creative skills to the highest artistic level possible.

The courses include ongoing practical exercises in each semester. Teachers are professional artists and active filmmakers with numerous prizes and awards both locally and internationally (Miroslav Ondříček, patron of the school, was nominated for Oscars).

Study programmes for international students (International Film Studies programme):

  • Short Animation and Cinematography Courses (2 weeks)
  • Diploma Film Course (1 or 2 semesters)
  • Bachelor of Arts (6 semesters)
  • Master of Arts (4 semesters)

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

FAMO in Písek develops international cooperation within the Erasmus+ programme, which enables students and staff to carry out mobilities at partner universities or in enterprises within the EU. A perfect opportunity for international networking is the International Student Film Festival Písek organized by FAMO in Písek. FAMO in Písek also runs a summer exchange program with the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), in the United States in which our students work together with their American student counterparts to provide expertise and local knowledge to realize the foreign film projects.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Admissions: http://filmovka.cz/en/ifs/admission
Accommodation: http://filmovka.cz/en/ifs/living-in-pisek
Practical information (visas, insurance, emergency, useful links): http://filmovka.cz/en/ifs/practical-information


Website Link www.filmovka.cz
Phone Number +420 382 264 212
Contact Email ifs@filmovka.cz
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Country Czech Republic
State/Province Jihočeský kraj
Distance 345 Kilometers
Address Lipová alej 2068, 397 01 Písek, The Czech Republic
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