• Our Academy

    FIOFA is a new film academy, situated in Ohrid. It continues in the long tradition of the Prague Film and TV School (FAMU), the fifth oldest film school in the world. FAMU’s graduates include many influential filmmakers and scriptwriters, many known within international context as Oscar winners or laureates of international film festivals, e.g. Milos Forman, Emir Kusturica, Rajko Grlić, Agniezska Holland and many others.

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  • Departments and Programs

    The program is divided into several specializations: Screenwriting, Creative Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Sound & Editing Post-production. Each discipline follows a specific curriculum. Other specializations are being prepared. The number of students will be intentionally low, so that the profile of the offered specialization subjects guarantees a personalized approach to every single student. Film Academy Ohrid will produce a new generation of local filmmakers who will enter the film and television industry multi-skilled, collaborative and innovative.

  • What we offer

    Our courses are specifically structured to prepare creative individuals for a career in the film & TV industry. We encourage collaboration across departments to enhance your team-working skills and industry knowledge, making you a more worthy prospect. The film industry is highly competitive: you will leave us with the confidence to successfully communicate your ideas through a complete understanding of all the roles in the filmmaking process.

  • Our film teaching family

    Our professors are chosen from the best teachers world wide. FIOFA gives you the possibility to study under some of the top FAMU Prague professors without having to leave the beautiful city of Ohrid.


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Our Mission

We believe in empowering students with a powerful set of skills for today’s world, with advanced knowledge, technology and communication skills.

The FIOFA experience also fosters new relationships, responsibility, creativity, leadership, and confidence.

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