Fully Funded International Summer School In Russia

Russian State University of Cinematography named after Sergei Gerasimov (VGIK) is calling international students to take part in the 8th VGIK International Summer School. The event will be held from 4th to 24th of July in the city of Petrozavodsk and in Moscow. Participation including accommodation, meals and local transportation will be covered by the organiser. Deadline to apply is May 10th.

The program of the Summer School consists of two sections:

  • Documentary section takes place in Petrozavodsk, an old Russian city, well-known for its history, architecture, sceneries, and its cultural heritage;
  • Animation section will be held at VGIK Animation & Multimedia Department film studios in Moscow.

At the VGIK International Summer School you get engaged in various shooting-oriented workshops, tutorials, and trainings carried out by widely recognized European and Russian filmmakers.

Main criteria:

  • Available for international students of Film Direction, Cinematography, Animation & Multimedia, or Computer Graphics Departments;
  • A good knowledge of English.

The organizers will provide accommodations, meals and local transportation, as well as the necessary equipment during filming sessions for selected participants.

Organisers will not cover your travel expenses: air tickets, Russian visa, and medical insurance.

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