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PRAGUE FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL OF THE ACADEMY OF THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

The Prague Film and Television School of the Academy of the Performing Arts (FAMU) is one of the preeminent film schools in Central Europe. It is one of the three schools that comprise the Academy of Performing Arts and one of the oldest film schools in Europe. Many influential filmmakers and screenwriters are FAMU alumni, including Stanislav Barabas and Oscar-winners Milos Forman and Agnieszka Holland. FAMU offers professional film production facilities including digital Betacam, HDV, and 16mm and 35mm film for student work. Students use 16mm film.

There are 2 tracks CIEE offers:

(1) Production Track (2) Screen Writing Track

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Area(s) of Study

  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • Czech
  • Performance
  • Communication Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • Radio-Television-Film

Sponsored by CIEE - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Students take two core courses worth 4 credits each, and up to 6 electives at FAMU. The FAMU electives are smaller "module" courses worth 2-3 credits each.

Faculty

The Program is designed for students with experience in film production, screenwriting, or film studies. They engage firsthand in film production or screenwriting work at one of Europe's top film schools. Czech Language is taught by language faculty from Charles University; film courses are taught by faculty and staff from FAMU.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Czech

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students live in CIEE-administered apartments with other CIEE Film Studies participants and local students. They have an option to live in Homestays with some meals provided.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students will pay $75 application fee, $19/wk overseas insurance, and a $600 affiliated studies registration fee to UT Austin. Students pay an application and program fee (tuition, housing) to CIEE. See CIEE's website for more details. Federal financial aid and scholarships apply for full-time summer (6 credits)/semester (12) enrollment.

Dates:

- Spring
  • Program: January 17, 2023 to May 15, 2023
  • Instructional: January 23, 2023 to May 12, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: September 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline: September 30, 2021
- Fall
  • Program: August 24, 2022 to December 17, 2022
  • Instructional: August 29, 2022 to December 16, 2022
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2023
  • Final Deadline: March 10, 2023

Application Code

210047

Program Coordinator

Lucie Zacharova

Additional Resources

Program Website
Program Dates
Blog
Scholarships
Visa Information

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos: Explore: Education Abroad 101. Attend a live EA Q&A to ask questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! PC: [PC Name]. Find advising videos, Q&A events at https://global.utexas.edu/abroad/apply/advising

Program information above is subject to change