The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz was established in 1948 and is considered as one of the oldest and most prestigious film schools in the world. Each year the Lodz Film School is ranked amongst the top best schools according to “The Hollywood Reporter”.
Its mission is to educate directors and cinematographers of both live-action and animated films, lighting designers, still photographers, editors, screenwriters, producers and actors. Students achieve practical and theoretical knowledge, and shoot their own projects on film or digital under artistic guidance of acclaimed Polish and international filmmakers.
„The school is guided by universal ethical rules, freedom of tuition, creative liberty and freedom of research in the field of art and artistic creativity, in respect for truth, solidarity, democracy and tolerance in this way referring to the general Polish university and artistic educational tradition.”
(Polish National Film School Statute)
The school takes great pride in its unique master-apprentice relationship, which resulted in an amazing array of projects made by its alumni.
At present the number of students has nearly reached 874 including 66 international students. Our students and graduates are prize winners at the most important Polish and international film festivals in: Gdynia, Krakow, Berlin, Cannes, Sundance, Los Angeles, Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand and many others places.