ART & CRAFT OF FILMMAKING

Prague Film School filmmaking programs provide foundation training and specialization studies in the areas of screenwriting, directing, cinematography, and post-production. Combing lectures and practical work in the classroom with an intensive production load outside of class, PFS inculcates the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to make quality films.

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PROGRAMS

Year Program, 2017 - 2018: September 8, 2017 - May 26, 2018 (currently full)
The one-year filmmaking program offers foundation training in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing and sound and the option to specialize during the second term. The program is designed to bring the participant to a level of professional competence upon course completion.

Second Year Program, 2017- 2018: September 8, 2017 - May 26, 2018
The second year program is aimed at deepening craft skills through the addition of one year course and practical work to the standard year program. The second year course trains participants for the production of longer format projects and introduces more advanced technologies year two of the curriculum (RED Epic and Arri Alexa). The second year course also introduces new instructors and is driven by master class workshops with visiting award-winning filmmakers.

Semester Programs
Fall Semester Program 2017, September 8 - December 22, 2017 (currently full)
Spring Semester Program 2018, January 12 - May 11 , 2018

The semester programs are identical to the first semester of the year program (and in the case of the fall semester program, is the first semester of the year program). Students follow an intensive curriculum in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing and sound while completing a substantial amount of production work.

Summer Workshops, 2017: June / July / August
Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing and sound, the four-week workshops take each participant from screenplay concept to a finished short film. Each filmmaker has the opportunity to write, shoot, direct and edit his or her film. The filmmaking workshops are recommended both for beginner and advanced filmmakers who want to improve their skills and shoot a film.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO PFS STUDENTS


CANNES 2016
Simon Vahlne gets latest film Fight on a Swedish Beach in the Official Selection of Cannes Festival 2016 Short Film Competition


Venice Film Festival - Biennale de Venezia 2016
Giovanni Fumu's latest film accepted for the Official Selection of Biennale de Venezia 2016 Film Competition


Beijing Independent Film Festival 2016
Ran Li wins "Best Fiction Film Prize" at the prestigious Beijing Independent Film Festival with her graduation film Lucie


LOCARNO 2015
Raam Reddy (2012) - director - and Doron Tempert (2012) - DOP - win both Best Feature Film and Best Debut Feature at Locarno Film Festival 2015 for Thithi


CANNES 2015
Ziya Demirel (2011 - 2012) gets latest film Tuesday in the Official Selection of Cannes Festival 2015 Short Film Competition


EMMY 2015
Caitlin Burke (Fall 2006) wins Emmy for 2014 documentary We Could Be King


SUNDANCE 2015
Anne Svejgard Lund (Spring 2011) receives 2015 Grand Jury Prize at Sundance for work on acclaimed documentary Russian Woodpecker

SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2017

June / July / August 2017

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