FIOFA´s departments and most of its classrooms are found in a modern building, located in the center of Ohrid. It offers breathtaking views of the Ohrid Lake within a 1 minute walk. On the ground floor of the building is its administration and organisational facilities. On the first floor are the classrooms and the production rooms.
The Ohrid Film Academy has a growing campus that spans a whole building. Our facilities provide students with an array of opportunities that include access to multiple post-production editing labs, shooting stages, a sound booth, screening rooms, dance studios, library and casting rooms.
- Two separate Department classrooms
- Large 55/60″LED 4K HDTV
- BluRay players
- Media Streamers
- Full HD projector
- High speed Internet access
- Books on filmmaking and acting theory
- DVD & BluRay movie collection
- Collections of films by esteemed alumni
- Links to online research and filmmaking resources
- HP professional WorkStation with latest technology
- Avid Media Composer video editing Software
- Photoshop CC graphics editing software
- MOTU Traveler-mk3 bus-powered interface with effects and mixing
- Avid Pro Tools sound editing software
All classrooms are equipped with 4K high-definition TV’s and BluRay players. Each building provides students with free wireless Internet, as well as computers with film-related software (AVID, Photoshop, etc.). Students may also reserve classrooms for various projects.
The Ohrid Film Academy Library holdings contain thousands of titles, including classic and contemporary plays; screenplays; award-winning documentaries, feature and short films and TV series of all genres; the esteemed Criterion Collection of classic film DVDs and BluRays; textbooks for General Education subjects; and the most up-to-date industry magazines, such as The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and American Cinematographer. The Library is designed to support the instructional and research needs of students by providing a multi-media environment that encourages independent study, furthers a student’s understanding of visual storytelling, and ultimately enhances the quality of student work. Reference materials on film festivals and talent agencies, biographies on filmmakers who have created successful careers for themselves, and other job-related information resources are made readily available to every student.
Post production facilities rival those of many professional post production houses. For editing students use Avid Media Composer and Adobe Photoshop CC. Digital post production has some of the most advanced digital post production systems. Facilities are continually updated to keep pace with innovations in technology. For sound post production, there’s the MOTU Traveler-mk3 bus-powered interface with effects and mixing coupled with the Avid Pro Tools sound editing software.