Film schools in the Czech Republic

Film schools in the Czech Republic

Film schools in the Czech Republic


Film and TV School (FAMU) is an integral part of The Academy of Performing Arts, which was founded after World War II, in 1947. It is the fifth oldest film school in the world. Its graduates include many influential filmmakers and scriptwriters, many known within international contexts such as Oscar winners or laureates of international film festivals. In addition, most people working in the Czech Republic’s film and TV industry in artistic or production positions, as well as still-photographers in various media are graduates from FAMU.

The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek

The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek (FAMO) is an independent private film school, which offers the possibility to study Film Art in a beautiful, inspiring and traditionally cultural town Písek, situated in the region of South Bohemia, Czech Republic.

FAMO in Písek educates and trains students to a professional level with specialisations in Screenwriting and Directing, Cinematography, Sound, Editing, Production and Animation. The programme aims to equip graduates with a high level of technical competence and craft skills as well as to develop theirs creative skills to the highest artistic level possible. The Academy provides convenient environment where students can gain an understanding of underlying aesthetic principles of filmmaking and teaches to apply, to explore, to experiment and even to challenge those principles in the real world.

Tomas Bata University in Zlín

The TBU International Office (IO) together with the vice-deans for international relations at individual faculties coordinates activities of the university in the field of international cooperation with foreign universities and organizations all over the world. The International Office is located in the building of the University Centre (TBU Rectorate, U13).

Animation Department
Audiovisual Art

Czech Film Center
division of the Czech Film Fund promoting Czech cinema worldwide



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