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18. Węgiel Film Festival begins this Thursday!

The 18. Węgiel Film Festival will begin this Thursday, May 13, 2021. The event is organized by students of the 2nd year of the Film Production at the Kieslowski Film School in Katowice. The idea of the festival is to present the work of film school students from all over the world to a wider audience. The heart of the festival is the competition of short fictional and documentary films made by stu...

Dr Marco Robledo will lead a screenwriting workshop

Students of Directing and other courses are invited to the workshop with Dr Marco Robledo. Throughout the course students will have a Chance to develop the scripts of their short film and use the services of the script-doctor. Workshop will be conducted in English! Wednesday 5.05. 9:45-11:15, Introduction. 11:30-12:15 Idea generation Friday 7.05 9:45-11:15, Idea generation. 11:30-12:15. Structure...

„The Hero” in the short film competition at the Moscow International Film Festival

„The Hero” – this year's graduate film by Milena Dutkowska will compete for awards in the short film competition of the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival (April 22-29, 2021). It will be the only Polish production in the competition sections of this prestigious event. The world premiere of the movie "The Hero" is scheduled for April 27. This year, 14 films from all over the world, including t...

„Stop Calling Me Murzyn” in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art

A copy of the photo "Stop Calling Me Murzyn" by our lecturer prof. Rafał Milach is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. The photo shows the activist Bianka Nwolisa (10) with the banner "Stop Calling Me Murzyn". The photo was taken in June 2020 during a protest at the US Embassy against police brutality against African-American communities, triggered by the death of Geo...

POWER - Integrated Program for Development of the University of Silesia in Katowice

# PHOTOGRAPHY / FILM WORKSHOP The future of film, photography, and artificial intelligence Prof. Ludovit Labik VŠMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia Photography as document in history and sociology Prof. Jiří Siostrzonek Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Opava Czech Republic The photogenic aura in film and photography. Woman and man Prof. Neil Andrew Tayl...

Our short films on international film festivals in April

On April 8-21, the 44. Grenzland-Filmtage Selb International Film Festival takes place in Selb, Germany. The competition of this prestigious German event includes this year a film Restart (2019), dir. Julian Tałandziewicz. In the catalogue, the festival selector Joachim Reuer indicated our film as one of the two titles that are particularly worth watching during this year's edition of the festival...

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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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