Bachelor of Film and TV Production Management

Study in English at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. In Krakow. FOR FREE!

Application start: 15th May 2019. Starting date: October 2019


Are you interested in film or television? Would you like to be a member of a film or TV production crew instead of being a viewer? If so, then this course is for you!
You will acquire wide knowledge on film and television. You will get to know the duties of the film crew members, as well as learn the stages of film and television production. Starting from the script, through the shooting period up to the post production.
You will learn how to work with scriptwriters, directors, actors, journalists, DOPs, production sound mixers, set designers and editors.
You will learn about both the technique and technology, as well as about the legal aspects of film and TV production. You will practice planning, budgeting and reporting. Gaining these specialist skills, you will be able to start your career as a Film or TV Producer, Production Manager (PM), Set or Floor Manager, First Assistant Director (First AD), Script Supervisors, Event or Show Producer.

Practical skills

The course offers students the possibility to gain practical skills.
The classes will be run by Film and TV practitioners – working among others for TVN, Krakow Film Foundation, Krakow Festival Office (KBF) as well as independent producers.
The workshops will be held in the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University Film and TV Studio, which is professionally equipped. Students will benefit from the practical advice of the studio team: journalists, camera operators, sound engineers, editors, studio engineers. Students also have access to well solving complex business problems.


The studies last three years, 6 semesters, end with a diploma exam and the defence of a BA thesis. For each semester, the student should receive 30 ECTS points. The study program includes the following modules: basic knowledge, specific knowledge and practical skills. The students have the opportunity to choose some of the subjects. A group of practical subjects includes TV Production I and II workshops as well as Film Production I and II workshops. Workshops and tutorials are run by practitioners from the film and television industry. The program also includes a mandatory 6-month practice (Vocational Training Practice).

1st Semester - see details31030
2nd Semester - see details33030
3rd Semester - see details33030
4th Semester - see details33030
5th Semester - see details30030
6th Semester - see details16030
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For studies invited

Anna Zajączkowska produces documentary and promotional films, manages feature film productions, and provides services across all ranges of the film production spectrum to filmmakers from Poland as well as from abroad.

Professor at the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Cracow University, she also cooperates as a researcher with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London. She teaches contemporary literature, rhetoric, popular culture and the history of cinema and literary film adaptation.
She is the author of a monograph Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Women’s Writing (2015) and W poszukiwaniu Kobiety: O wczesnych powieściach Ireny Krzywickiej (In Search of a Woman: The Early Novels of Irena Krzywicka, Kraków 2007). She also edited and contributed to Women’s Voices and Feminism in Polish Cultural Memory (2012), Mapping Experience on Polish and Russian Women’s Writing (2010), Masquerade and Femininity. Essays on Polish and Russian Women Writers (2008).
Her current research concentrate on discourses of discriminations in cultural phenomena, mainly concentrating on the artistic movement in Eastern Europe (themes includes Illness as Otherness and Other as Ill, the History of Emancipation as Utopian Stories), but also writes on Olga Tokarczuk and her literary texts.
Urszula Chowaniec teaches the History of World Cinema and Introduction to Cultural Studies in Film And TV Production Management.

Katarzyna POKORNA-IGNATOWICZ, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication
Katarzyna Pokorna-Ignatowicz, PhD in political science at the Jagiellonian University. She works as a professor and head of the Department of Media Studies and Political Communication at the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. Her work includes research and publications on the Polish media system, the history of media, journalism studies, relations between media and religion, and media ethics. She is the head of the Section of Mass Communication in The Polish Communication Association (PCA).
Katarzyna Pokorna-Ignatowicz teaches Media in Poland in Film and TV Production Management.

To become a student of FILM AND TV PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT take the following steps:

Step 1:
Fill in the registration form on the University website: Applications should be filed from 15th May
Step 2:
Effect the payment of the Recruitment Fee – PLN 85.00 (100 PLN is paid by those candidates who take the English language examination confirming their B2 level knowledge)
Step 3:
Submit the following documents to the Admissions Office:
a) a filled-in registration form, printed out, and duly signed off
b) a copy of the secondary school-leaving certificate duly endorsed for conformity with the original document by an authorized University staff (original document must be available for reference)
c) ID card or passport (foreigners) – with the original document to be presented upon request; notarized copy in case of using the power of attorney; in the case of a foreign national – a birth certificate enclosed with a certified translation into Polish (original document must be available for reference)
d) a proof of payment of the Recruitment Fee
e) one (1) full-colour photograph (35 x 45 mm, made against a uniform, light background, of good resolution, effectively imitating a natural skin tone, covering the area from the top of the head to the upper part of the shoulders, so that the face occupies 70% – 80% of the picture, clearly showing the eyes, especially the pupils and the eyebrows, facing directly the camera lens, without any headgear or sun glasses, with the eyes wide open, looking straight ahead, unobscured by any hair).
The confirmation slip confirming an effective submission of the above-referenced documents shall comprise information as to when you may expect the recruitment decision to be ready for receipt.
Step 4:
Document your command of English in one of the following ways:
a) results of the Matura examination (candidates boasting a new-system Matura secondary school-leaving exam with a new Matura secondary school-leaving examination), whereby the following scores are deemed sufficient grounds for admission to academic studies:

• in the written part:
– on an extended or bilingual level – with a score of 50%, or higher

b) entrance examination (candidates boasting an old-system Matura secondary school-leaving exam, and foreign students). The examinations shall be held on the University’s premises (on the dates appointed by the University), and at the AFM-authorized examination centres in Ukraine.
c) a pertinent language certificate list
d) a diploma attesting to:

– graduation from the Dept. of English or Applied Linguistics
– graduation from a foreign language teacher training college
– completion of academic education abroad – with English as the official language of instruction

e) for candidates holding the IB (International Baccalaureate) diploma issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization based in Geneva, the sufficient grounds for admission to academic studies is the International Baccalaureate exam passed with the following scores:

1) English language on a higher level (HL) – 4 points or more

2) English language with a literary component (A2) – 4 points or more

3) The candidates holding the IB (International Baccalaureate) diplomas issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization based in Geneva, for whom English was an official language of both instruction and exams, are also eligible for admission to academic studies, subject to this fact having been duly documented by the school at issue. This also applies to the candidates with the EB (European Baccalaureate) diplomas, or a secondary school-leaving certificates obtained abroad, provided there are statutory grounds for such certificates to be officially recognized as equivalent to a statutory certificate of secondary education obtainable in Poland

Step 5:
Please collect the decision on the outcome of the recruitment process from the Admissions Office within the appointed time frame.
Step 6:
Within 7 days of receipt of the above-referenced decision, please sign off in the Admissions Office:

a) a written Declaration of Participation in the Project

b) a Participation Agreement in the Project

c) a statement on the processing of the Project’s participant personal data, in compliance with the requirements of the Knowledge Education Development 2014-2020 Operational Programme.

Step 7:
Within 7 days of signing off the above-referenced Agreement, pay a refundable deposit of PLN 2,000.00. The deposit shall be refunded to you when you complete your course of studies within the appointed time-frame, in compliance with pertinent syllabus.