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Film Directing & Video Games

Warsaw Film School programs blend academic theory with practical skills to equip students with comprehensive knowledge they need to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a filmmaker or game developer. Students will work on each others' productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry.


Film Directing & Video Games  BA course 

In accordance with European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) students earn 60 credits for successful completion of academic year and 30 credits for a passed semester. Students are obliged to be awarded 180 credits in the First Cycle of studies (BA).


Language of Film and Visualisation

Visual Cultures Anthropology

History of Art 

Modern and Contemporary Art

History of Polish Film

Basics of  Dramaturgy and Scriptwriting

Contemporary film


Film Directing – theory and exercises

Film Directing Creative Workshop

Screenwriting Workshop

First steps with a Camera

Directing Game Trailers

Light in Film

First steps in Film Editing

The Basics of Sound Recording on Filmset

Camera Workshop

Game Design Primer

Analyzing Film Editing

Production Management and Work on Set

Script Development

Documentary Film Workshop


Level Design

Screenwriting for Interactive Media

Music in Film

Director – Actor cooperation

Interactive novels

Marketing in Games Industry

Directing in Game Cutscenes

Directing VR (Virtual Reality)


Copyright law

Understanding Poland

Polish Language


Innovative education programs

Film Directing & Video Games 


The innovative original program of the two new specializations was based on knowledge and experience of world class specialists in film industry, as well as active filmmakers, creators and producers of video games. Students will be given the opportunity to learn on the most modern equipment available. All classes on both specializations will be given in English in accordingly adjusted workshop rooms and studios of the Warsaw Film School.



Application fee: 50 EUR

Enrollment fee: 1000 EUR

Tuition fee: 5000 EUR per academic year



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