IFA ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMEJune 23rd - July 8th

Join one of the world's most exclusivefilmmaking workshop and sign up

IFA Fees

TUITON COST: 2.500 Euros IFA fee includes:

Workshop in Filmmaking  with Cristian Mungiu, one of the world's leading filmmakers.

Workshop in Virtual Reality, creating immersive narrative experiences under the supervision of world's virtual reality specialists.

Participation at 32nd Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival, a real cinematographic paradise and one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world specializing in restored and classic cinema.

Accommodation in a cosy apartment in the city center, shared with IFA students.

Admission Requirements

• All applicants to IFA Workshop program must be a graduate or last year film school student• Students must be competent English speakers as all classes will be in English• All potential students must submit one short film to be reviewed by IFA Admissions Committee

To Apply

Send a link of your short film no later than April 30th 2018 (submission deadline)• Please send URL video links and password (VIMEO, YOUTUBE etc) and complete the Application Form

Go to application form


Selected students will be announced on May 7th 2018.An invitation letter for visa process will be sent to any selected student upon request.Airfare and travel arrangements to reach Bologna, Italy, will be the responsibility of each student who is selected for the IFA.

To reserve your place as an IFA academy student

A wire transfer in the amount of 1.500 Euros must be sent by May 15th 2018 to reserve your spot.Final 1.000 Euros must be received by wire transfer no later than June 15th 2018 (It is also possible to pay the full 2.500 Euros with one payment by May 15th 2018).Since we accept only 20 applicants for the IFA program, we reserve the right to replace an unpaid applicant with someone from a waiting list of applicants.

Bank Account Information

International Filmmaking AcademyIBAN: IT48X0888302408034000340904SWIFT CODE: BDBOIT22XXXWire transfert Model Payment: OUR (not SHARE, not BEN)Bank name: Banca di BolognaAddress: Via Murri 12 / A , 40137 Bologna