2 years intensive film making program


Filmmaking degree course at Prague Film Institute is 2 years intensive hands-on program designed to master knowledge of students chosen filmmaking specialisation. During the first year students will be studying together with students of the 1-year filmmaking course, learn filmmaking basics and shoot a short festival-worthy film. students will end the first year with BTEC Higher Nationals Certificate (HNC). The second year, when students have more experience and knowledge, students will focus on enhancing the quality of their diploma film and strengthening connections in the filmmaking industry thanks to internship opportunities. Students will get a chance to tighten connections with school partners, which can lead to serious job placements in the future. Second year of filmmaking degree course ends with BTEC HND.

The BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) is equivalent to a foundation degree, i.e. first 2 years of Honours Bachelor’s Degree. Students can easily progress to Bachelor’s degree by joining the final year of other three-year Bachelor programs at different institutions worldwide. Studying filmmaking in Prague is cheap compared to other EU capitals. It is a clever and more affordable way to reach a Filmmaking Bachelor’s degree from The United Kingdom, USA or any other country. 


  • Full Time


  • Minimum age to enter the course is 18 years.
  • Completed secondary education or Level 3 qualification.
  • B1 English Proficiency Level

If you don’t meet the eligibilities, you can still study this filmmaking course but without BTEC Higher National Certificate. At the end of the course you will receive Prague Film Institute Diploma instead.

Job opportunities

  • Production Manager
  • Director
  • Cinematographer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Editor


Winter Intake

Course Duration

20 Months

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for this course is $17,750/ Year and it includes:
  • Lectures, workshops & master classes
  • BTEC HNC in Creative Media Industry (Pathway Film)
  • Field trips to industry partners
  • Access to editing room
  • Teaching materials
  • Filmmaking equipment
  • Essential production cost for your final film
  • Filmmaking gear (see list of available equipment for shooting of your final film)
  • Work experience & placement
  • Building your own professional network
  • Discounts at our industry partners
    • 50% discount in Fundus of Barrandov Studios
    • up to 2 000 USD free rental of weapons & props at Three Brothers production company 
    • up to 70% discount of filmmaking equipment at LS Lumination Pictures

Equipment Requirment

We recommend that all new Prague Film Institute students purchase their own personal laptops for self guided learning and post-production practice. The institution goal is to teach students how to use their own computer for high quality results. Make sure that you choose a laptop which meets the minimum recommended specification. However, for tasks which requires specialist software tools, you will be also allowed to use Prague Film Institute’s computer equipment. 

ComponentMinimum RequirementRecommended Requirement
CPUIntel COre i7 or AMD Ryzen 7Intel Core i9 or AMD Ryzen 9
RAM16 GB32 GB+
Media StorageSSD or RAIDSSD, Direct Attached RAID or NAD RAID (10 GbE)


November 15, 2021

How to Apply

Click on the link  and Follow the instructions