GUEST ANIMATION SCHOOL: FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF THE ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS IN PRAGUE (FAMU

Established in 1947 and built by the most influential Czech filmmakers of that time, FAMU is one of the oldest film schools in Europe. At the dawn of the 60s, FAMU was the birthplace of the young artists movement which later became known as the Czech New Wave. Its productions brought Czechoslovakia - among many other awards - two Oscars in the Best Foreign-Language Film category. Today, FAMU ranks among the best 15 international film schools as published annually by The Hollywood Reporter and its students, pedagogues, and graduates enjoy many successes at home and abroad.

FAMU is a founding member of the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT), the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA), the European Grouping of Film and Television Schools (GEECT) and the European Film Academy, and it is also an institutional member of the Czech Society for Film Studies (CEFS). FAMU plays a significant role in involving its pedagogues and researchers in international professional organizations, and it collaborates with Czech Television as well as foreign television companies.

FAMU has five accredited academic programmes and eleven departments offering 12 programmes in Czech and four programmes in English.