FAMU International Prague

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About Czech national film school - best Prague's film school! This is an official facebook site of FAMU International - English section of FAMU.
Description Film and TV School (FAMU) is an integral part of The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, which has been found after the World War 2 in 1946. It is one of the oldest film schools in Europe, which kept its tradition even during the difficult time of communist regime. There are many influential filmmakers and scriptwriters among graduates from the school, many of them are known also within international context, e.g.: Stanislav Barabas, Oscar winner Milos Forman, Oscar winner Agnieszka Holland, Věra Chytilova, Juraj Jakubisko, Vojtech Jasny, Woody Vasulka, Lordan Zafranovic, Jan Sverak, Ivan Passer, Goran Paskaljevic, Magnum member Josef Koudelka, Jan Nemec, present Prague and National Rabbi Karol Sidon, Stefan Uher and many others. Also, most of people working in the local film and TV industry either in artistic or production positions, as well as still-photographers in various media are graduates from our school.

The faculty is a founding member of CILECT, of the European League of Institutes of Arts (ELIA) , and of the European Association of Cinema and Television Schools GEECT (Groupement Européen des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Television). Works of its graduates have reaped many awards at international festival and have often been coproduced with and breadcast over domestic television networks.
Mission FAMU International is a broad international section of FAMU. It teaches 3 years master program Cinema and Digital Media with individual directions to film directing, cinematography, screenwriting and close to be open is documenary filmmaking and animation. We are also proud of our one year hands on Academy Preparation Program - best preparation to MA studies in cinema. There are also various study stage programmes for one year of shorter periods. FAMU International has regular co-operation with selected US and European universities. Find more on our website http://international.famu.cz
Phone +420 234 244 360
Web site http://international.famu.cz

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