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Welcome to Warsaw Film School
most awarded film school of the year 2021!

  • We introduce Online Universal Filmmaker Programme created for those who want to gain all the skills needed to make movies from anywhere in the World.
  • No matter where you live, we give you an opportunity to become a professional filmmaker!
  • Our distance learning Bachelor’s Programme provides you with essential mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to match your personal goals in the Film industry.
  • The Universal Filmmaker, that is commonly called „The Magnificent Seven” includes: Directing, Cinematography, Screenwriting, Production, Art and Film History, Post-production and what we call „Career Paths.”
  • Warsaw Film School Online offers fully interactive educational tools, incl. script writing programme, staging programme and editing programme prepared to facilitate work by student. As an art school we do not teach about the matrix structure in the camera – we teach an artistic outlook at the World.

We know how to do it!
The Warsaw Film School is already 18 years old

The chancellor of the Warsaw Film School is two-time Oscar-nominated director, producer and screenwriter Maciej Ślesicki, PhD.

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.

Our students’ films have been awarded and presented at many national & international film festivals. Last year alone, our students’ films qualified 203 times for Polish and foreign film festivals (including 10 times for Academy Award qualifying festivals) and won as many as 82 awards in total (inlcuding the Best Narrative Short award at the Atlanta Film Festival and the Golden Tadpole at the Camerimage Festival). Our first full-length production, „The Land”, was released in Polish cinemas and then for the global distribution via Netflix. Our student’s hit web series „Control” was picked up by Discovery’s polish streaming platform This year our student’s short film „The Dress” was nominated for The Oscar!


Benefits of choosing Warsaw Film School Online

Earn your film degree online

We offer three-year online Universal Filmmaker undergraduate studies with internationally
accredited & globally recognized Bachelor’s
of Arts diploma.

Distance learning at the place you choose

Move straight from your couch to the professional film environment. You can join our distance learning programme from anywhere, anytime, while getting as much support as you need and can get your degree!

The ideal mix of theory & practice

We have combined various aspects of the art into an ideally balanced programme. The programme is prepared in such a way that students learn various aspects of the art of film including basics of film direction and the art of cinematography and script writing.

Value for money and time

You don’t have to travel to learn.
With us you avoid all expenses of
commuting and on campus living.

Learn at your own pace

And take as long as you need – you’ll have the flexibility to fit your studies around your schedule and work commitments. Busy day at work? You can watch online lesson while having your cup of tea and relax!

We will take care of your career

If you make a great movie we’ll show it at film festivals around the world. We know how to do it,
our students win festivals every year.

For more information about our programme,
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    How does it work?

    You can participate in Warsaw Film School, regardless of your  location, with no need to stay on campus The first year of the course begins on October 1st and lasts until the beginning of July.

    You will receive new set of inspiring teaching materials each school week. Between classes, you will complete practical directing and cinematography exercises, scriptwriting exercises and other tasks, both practical and theoretical.

    All your results will be discussed with the lecturers via video conference, which will help you to improve your skills.

    How does practical part of learning process look like?

    You will be asked to complete practical exercises on certain topics, with detailed guidelines given by lecturers.

    All your works  will be later discussed with the lecturers via video conference, which will help you to improve your skills.

    Does Warsaw Film School Online grant recognizable degree?

    Yes, our students are to receive internationally acclaimed a Bachelor’s Degree diploma, with 180 ECTS.

    How do I enrol to Warsaw Fillm School Online

    Our Programme requires the completion of a brief application form. Afterwards you will be provided with enrolment details incl. list of work samples and formal educational qualifications.

    Do I need to be fluent English speaker?

    Yes, all non-native English speaking students are required to prove English proficiency at level B2 or higher: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 72 / Cambridge FCE (grade A or B).

    What are the tuition fees?

    Tuition fees in the form of a annual fee of EURO 8 500.
    Tuition fees in the form of installment fees: 2 installments of EURO 4
    500 each (1st installment payable by September 20, 2nd installment payable by February 5).

    Do you have any questions?

    Aleksandra Toruński

    +48 887 555 026 *Available Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CET