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WARSAW FILM SCHOOL was founded in 2004 by Polish film director, producer and screenwriter Maciej Ślesicki and one of the country’s most popular actors, Boguslaw Linda. The academy is a unique film institution, one of three in the country to grant BA diplomas, and one of the fastest growing film academies in Europe. We employ a highly qualified, professionally active teaching staff of Polish and international filmmakers and film scholars.
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Based in the capital of Poland and perfectly connected with the city center, the campus of Warsaw Film School, with the capacity of 2,600 sq. m, offers space for film and photography shoots, dark rooms, post-production facilities, game development studio and a high-end sound studio. Warsaw Film School also has its very own art-house cinema called Kino Elektronik right on campus.
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Listen to what our international students have to say about studying with us!
Our School has received two Oscar nominations. The first one was given in 2015 to "Our Curse", directed by our student, Tomasz Śliwiński, in the Documentary Short Subject category. The secon one went in 2022 to "The Dress", directed by Tadeusz Łysiak, in the Live Action Short Film category. Furthermore our graduate, Dorota Kobiela, was also nominated for an Oscar in 2018 for "Loving Vincent" in the Animated Feature Film category.
Our student films have been awarded and presented at many international & national film festivals including: Locarno, Moscow IFF, Karlovy Vary, Camerimage, Kraków Film Festival, Tirana, Regard, Pointers, Aethetica, Flicker’s Rhode Island, Cleveland, Aspen, Palm Springs, Chicago, Hollyshorts, Odense, Heartland, Huesca, Bogo shorts, Bengaluru and many more.
CINEMATOGRAPHY & POST-PRODUCTION
Warsaw Film School has launched a unique, undergraduate BA Film and Multimedia course, which turned out to be very popular among foreign students. The innovative programme for our new specialization in Cinematography and Post-production is based on knowledge and experience of world class multimedia specialists, as well as active filmmakers, creators.
FILM, TV PROGRAMMES & VIDEO GAMES DIRECTING
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.
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