My Unknown Soldier wins a Special Mention at the ZagrebDox film festival
FAMU, established in 1947 and built by the efforts of the most important Czech filmmakers of the time, is one of Europe’s oldest film schools. In early 1960’s, it served as an incubator for young artists who subsequently became famous as the Czechoslovak New Wave. It was the greatest contribution to the world’s cinematography until then, and it earned Czechoslovakia – inter alia – two Oscars for Best Foreign Films. Today, FAMU is featured on the list of TOP 15 international film schools as published annually by The Hollywood Reporter, and the students, teachers and graduates are successful both domestically and internationally.
FAMU is a founding member of the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT), European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA), European Grouping of Film and Television Schools (GEECT) and European Film Academy, and an institutional member of the Czech Society for Film Studies (CEFS). FAMU plays an important role in involving its teachers and researchers in international professional organisations, and collaborates with Czech Television and foreign television companies as well. FAMU is also an institutional member of the Association for Film and Audiovisual Education.
FAMU has six accredited study programs and eleven departments teaching 12 programs in Czech and 4 programs in English. The Departments are as follows: Department of Directing (KR), Department of Cinematography (KK), Department of Documentary Film (KDT), Department of Production (KP), Department of Editing (KSS), Department of Photography (KF), Department of Sound (KZT), Department of Animated Film (KAT), Department of Scriptwriting and Dramaturgy (KSD), Audiovisual Study Centre (CAS) and FAMU International (FI).
Tomáš Šťastný, student of the Department of Cinematography, wins AČK Honourable Mention
FAMU at Berlinale
FAMU graduates win the Czech Film Critics’ Awards
Sugar and Salt voted the best Czech film at the Prague Short Film Festival
Success of KSD at the Muriel 2018 Awards
Premier Plans D’Angers festival
By-election for the AS FAMU
Friendly sport meeting - Official teaser Režie: Adam Koloman Rybanský
Director: Šimon Štefanides Screen-play writers: Šimon Štefanides, David Semler Director of photography: Tomáš Frkal Editor: Šimon Štefanides, Matěj Sláma Sound Director: Anna Jesenská Art Director: Šimon Štefanides Music: MIDI lidi Cast: Tereza Brodská, Jana Vilímková, Jaroslav Vilímek, Tomáš Turek, Miloslava Otčenášková Copyright © FAMU, 2016
Režie: Diana Cam Van Nguyen Scénář: Vojtěch Bohuslav, Diana Cam Van Nguyen Střih: Edgar Ortiz Zvuk a hudba: Viera Marinová Copyright © FAMU, 2017