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Inauguration of the academic year 2021/2022

We are happy to invite you to the inauguration of the academic year 2021/2022 at the Kieślowski Film School. The official inauguration of the 2021/2022 academic year will take place on October 7, 2021 (Thursday) at 10.00 in the cinema hall of the Kieślowski Film School at ul. Pawła 3 in Katowice. The program of the event: Inaugural speech Dean of the Kieślowski Film School, Professor Krystyna Dokt...

“Mother’s Day” by Patryk Kaflowski at Raindance

Mother's Day (2021) directed by Patryk Kaflowski qualified for Raindance Film Festival, where the British premiere of the film will take place. Founded in 1992, Raindance is the largest independent film festival in the UK. The festival is on the prestigious list of Oscar qualifying festivals, Student Oscars and BAFTA Awards. Our production will be presented in a short film program entitled "Relati...

Silesian Day in Miskolc in Hungary

During the 17th edition of the CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, which will take place on September 10-18 in Miskolc, Hungary, the achievements of the cinema of Upper Silesia will be presented. As part of the prepared program, on September 11 at 17:00, among others, our student short films will be screened. As part of the program, three thematic blocks will be presented. The first will...

Professor Wiesław Hudon has passed away

It is with deep regret and great sadness that we have received the news of the death of prof. Wiesław Hudon - a photographer, film director, art critic and historian, academic teacher, long-term lecturer at the Kieślowski Film School of the University of Silesia. He passed away at the age of 78. Karol Kurowski informed about the death of prof. Wiesław Hudon on his social media. - My master, father...

Success of the short film “Tumble” in the USA. Piotr Polak with the Best Actor Award!

Piotr Polak, the main actor in the film "Tumble" (2019) directed by Milena Dutkowska, received the award for the best actor in the short film category at the Horrible Imaginations Film Festival in the USA. Horrible Imaginations Film Festival takes place from September 2-5, 2021 at Kino Frida in Santa Ana. It has been organized since 2009 and over the last 11 years, over 750 movies from horror, sci...

“Leave no traces” by Jan. P. Matuszyński a Polish candidate for the Oscars

“Leave no traces” - the latest film by our graduate and lecturer, Dr. Jan P. Matuszyński, the creator of the worldwide award-winning “The Last Family” and the TV series “The King of Warsaw” became the Polish candidate for the Oscars. The selection was made by the Oscars committee chaired by a producer Ewa Puszczyńska. “Leave no traces” is set in Poland, 1983. The country is shaken by the case of G...

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I had been in in the Faculty of Radio and Television in a summer semester

I had been in in the Faculty of Radio and Television in a summer semester. I had great time and I had lots of experience about it, so first of all I want to thank for the opportunity of studies. The university for me is really different and unforgettable exper...

The new building was awesome

The new building was awesome. It's in the center and its architecture is also very beautiful. Teachers are very professional in film making and cinematography. It's fun to learn something about Polish cinema, too. Specially Lukasz Baka's classes with camera we...

No doubt Anna Huth has been the closest teacher and with whom I think we can learn a lot

No doubt Anna Huth has been the closest teacher and with whom I think we can learn a lot, although in this case there have been so few classes that we have hardly done anything. Andrzej Cichocki (cinematography) has also been a very interesting teacher and we...

What I liked most about Erasmus Studies in Faculty of Radio and Television was the classes and the way the teachers taught

What I liked most about Erasmus Studies in Faculty of Radio and Television was the classes and the way the teachers taught, so we interacted with the teachers and with the other students. We always had fun class work to do, but what I liked the most was having...

I’m very happy with Katowice and my studies here!

I’m very happy with Katowice and my studies here! Katowice is a beautiful city with both historical places and modern ones! Also, I loved my studies here because the teachers are very friendly with us, we’ve drink with them! The career is very practical and th...

I came to ERASMUS+ programme from Latvia. I had a great semester here in Katowice

I came to ERASMUS+ programme from Latvia. I had a great semester here in Katowice at the University of Silesia. For me the best part about the learning experience was the workshops. I would enjoyed if there were more of workshops like these. I liked the practi...

I really liked a lot of things in my Erasmus studies in the Faculty of Radio and Television

I really liked a lot of things in my Erasmus studies in the Faculty of Radio and Television. Firstly, the university looks great, it is very modern and it has a really cool architecture. A lot of natural light coming in from the big windows, I also like the fa...

Erasmus in Poland is great! The Faculty of Radio and Television is really so amazing

Erasmus in Poland is great! The Faculty of Radio and Television is really so amazing. We had a very good experience. The workshops are very fun (especially workshop with Ms. Anna Huth and Mr Paweł Chorzepa!) Multimedia classes were also so productive, we have...

It was a pleasure to study at this faculty...

It was a pleasure to study at this faculty, I wanted to learn about cinema in a more practical way and this is what I found here. The university has many equipment (shooting studio, cameras, lights, production department…) and the teachers are all professional...

I have enjoyed my studies in the Film School...

I have enjoyed my studies in the Film School so far because it looks to me that is an opportunity to have access to material and get in touch with teachers who are actually working in the film industry. As it is so difficult for polish students to enter in the...

The professors who educated us are very kindly and friendly...

The professors who educated us are very kindly and friendly. I haven't met with any problem about courses. Their English was well and we understood what we meant so there were no language barrier. I think practice courses was less than theoretical ones. I want...

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