Filmacademy Vienna

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Film Academy Vienna
Filmakademie Wien
TypePublic
Established1952
PresidentClaudia Walkensteiner-Preschl
Location,
Website[1]

The Film Academy Vienna (Filmakademie Wien) is the Institute for Film and Television at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.

Curriculum[edit]

The offered programs (Bachelor/Master's degree) are:

  • Directing
  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Production

There is also a Digital Art - Compositing program (Master only).

During the first two years of study, students take classes in all programs, before they specialize in the field of study they applied for.

Application[edit]

The application process takes place once a year: After completing given assignments, some of the applicants will be invited for one week of tests and interviews. The Filmacademy Vienna admits 15 to 20 new students per year.

Faculty[edit]

The current faculty consists of internationally acclaimed filmmakers:

  • Michael Haneke and Wolfgang Murnberger in directing
  • Götz Spielmann, Sandra Bohle and Kathrin Resetarits in screenwriting
  • Wolfgang Thaler and Thomas Benesch in cinematography
  • Michael Hudecek in editing
  • Martin Stegmayer in digital-art compositing
  • Danny Krausz in production

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°11′48″N 16°22′56″E / 48.19667°N 16.38222°E / 48.19667; 16.38222