CIEE: Prague Film Studies

The CIEE: Film Studies program in Prague, Czech Republic is appropriate for students with a strong background in film studies and a desire to develop the skills necessary to work professionally in the film industry. It is designed for students with specific training and interest in film production or screenwriting and combines both theoretical and practical instruction and activities led by film professionals.

Fields of study:

Film Studies, Screenwriting

Eligibility:

Production Track - overall GPA of 3.0 in art-related major (preferably film).
Demonstrated (formal or informal) experience with directing and use of digital/video camera. Admission is selective.
Screenwriting Track - overall GPA of 3.0 in art-related major and minimum of 2 courses in screenwriting or creative writing; film or screenwriting major recommended.

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Calendar:

August –December, January – May

Credits:

17 semester credits - Required Courses:

Production Track:
Intensive Czech Language (3 credits)
Topics in Production (4 credits)
Filmmaking Practicum and Mentorship (4 credits)
Two regular FAMU courses. At least one must be from the Production Track electives. (3 credits each)

Screenwriting Track:
Intensive Czech Language (3 credits)
Feature Screenwriting (4 credits)
Script Analysis (4 credits)
Two regular FAMU courses. At least one must be from the Screenwriting Track electives. (3 credits each)

Credit Conversion:

1 CIEE credit = 1 Whitman credit

Housing:

Students live in apartments with other CIEE Film Studies participants and local students.  Apartments are located in various Prague neighborhoods.

Meals:

Students have access to kitchens and meals are their responsibility.

Internships:

None

Scholarships:

See Link to Financial Aid

Deadline:

Rolling Admission

Program Link:

CIEE: Prague Film Studies