October 17 - 20, 2012
The Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, Slovakia
miniMIDPOINT at Early Melons

miniMIDPOINT at Early Melons

An intensive two-day creative workshop led by Giovanni Robbiano for screenwriters, directors, producers, and other...
Interfilm / NISI MASA

Interfilm / NISI MASA

Workshop Script Pitch
VFF's First Lecture and Screening for High School Students

VFF's First Lecture and Screening for High School Students

VFF made a lecture about perspectives of Slovak film and film-making for High School Students in Bratislava

Petr Marek

Film/Music – Visuality/Musicality

Petr Marek (lecturer at the Department of Directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague) is a multidisciplinary artist, probably best known as a founder and a leader of the electropop music group MIDI LIDI. He made acclaimed music for feature films by Marek Najbrt Polski Film (2012), Protektor (2009), Champions (2004) as well as for a docu comedy Czech Peace (2010) by Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda and a film essay Nation itself (2003) by Jan Gogola.


Open Letter to Film Students

Dear Fellow Students of Film!

Are you interested in possibilities of international co-production? Are you interested in enhancing your efficacy and work productivity? Are you interested in sharing your filming experience among each other? Are you interested in discussing your work with prestigious filmmakers? We think probably you are, because all of this stuff is slowly getting a must in these days. You have the unique opportunity to participate at the VISEGRAD FILM FORUM (VFF). For FREE!



Jim Stark

What I Have Learned about the Best Way to Make a Movie

US independent producer Jim Stark will run open master class What I Have Learned about the Best Way to Make a Movie and conduct a specialized 3-day production master class for selected students on topics such as producer’s role in a film development, pre-production project and creative producer’s position with regard to the conditions in the Central Europe.

Low-budget Film Production

Visegrad Film Forum Will Organise Master Classes and Workshops on Low-budget Film Production

2nd year of an international event Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) will take place at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts on 17th – 20th of October 2012 in Bratislava, Slovakia. This year VFF comes up with master classes and workshops focusing on Low-budget Film Production. The events are open to everyone, from film students and professionals to general public interested in film or willing to learn some more about it. All of the lectures will be run by film professionals coming from different European countries.


Ekran - Creative Pre-production

Presentation of Programme at the VFF 2012

Ekran is an European Training Programme for Film Professionals – directors, screenwriters and producers, focusing on project development and creative aspects of pre-production. Ekran is organized with international partners (Wajda Studio and Wajda School, FOCAL, Austrian Film Institute, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH, nordmedia GmbH) as well as with similar European training programmes (EAVE).


Fred Kelemen

Independent Cinematographer

Fred Kelemen is a comprehensive person interested not only in the field film but also in  theatre, painting, music and philosophy and religion. Graduated from German Film and Television Academy in Berlin, he has given lectures at many international well-known film schools, and besides he is familiar with a broad range of Central European cultural experience.