Daughter won the Best Animated Film Award at the Filmschoolfest in Munich
Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - FAMU, established in 1946 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).
Election of the Rector of AMU for the 2021-2025 period starts on 23 November 2020 from 2:00 PM
Interruption of electricity supply in the entire campus at Malostranské Square on 20 November from 14:00
Current information from the bursar regarding the accommodation in the AMU dormitory (Hradební 7, Prague 1) - 4 November 2020
Jindřich Andrš's debut A New Shift voted as the best documentary film 2020 at the Jihlava Film Festival, won two more awards at the Leipzig Film Festival
Dean’s Decree No. 23/2020 Regarding the form of schooling and personal presence of the students at FAMU, issued further to the special measures concerning the COVID-19 epidemic taking effect from 12th October 2020.
Dean’s Decree No. 21/2020 - Remote and attendance schooling at FAMU from 1 st October 2020
The Rector's word on the ordinance of the Prague sanitary authority regarding the instruction at universities with effect from 21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Ondřej Erban's film One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Thousands won Best International Student Short at the Desertscape International Film Festival
FAMU’s puppet films to feature in a special programme as part of the prestigious ANIMAYO Festival in Spain
Dean´s Decree No. 11_2020_Issued further to the special measures regarding students’ personal presence at FAMU
Dean’s Decree No. 10/2020 Regarding employee’s personal presence at FAMU, business trips abroad and the presence of foreign persons in FAMU buildings after the end of the state of emergency
Dean’s Decree No. 9/2020 Issued further to the special measures regarding students’ personal presence at FAMU
Dean’s Decree No. 3/2020_in connection with the coronavirus epidemic and the special measures adopted by the Government and the Ministries of the Czech Republic in respect of all FAMU Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes
Academy of Performing Arts in Prague: Rector’s Recommendation Regarding the Spread of Coronavirus
Daria Kashcheeva and Daughter won Short Film Jury Award: Animation at the Sundance Film Festival
SH_T HAPPENS by Miša Mihalyová and David Štumpf to premiere globally at the Venice Film Festival
Two animated films by FAMU students make it to the short list at the Student Academy Awards