Subject of FIlm Spring Workshop 2017:

New model of film production

Film Spring Workshop

Film Spring Open Workshop is an interdisciplinary educational programme for young artists from the audio-visual sector, which was established in 2005 thanks to the initiative of Prof. Sławomir Idziak. Film Spring Open Workshop is a unique meeting point for film and new media professionals, students, debutants and fans of film, who can develop their artistic and technical skills in aspirit of cooperation and shared passion for cinema. Our participants have an opportunity tolearn through filmmaking, attend lectures from award-winning top professionals (like Juliette Binoche, Natalie Portman, Ewa Puszczynska and many more), learn new technologies, test hands-on the newest equipment, exchange their knowledge and make their films using the best film equipment available on the market. Film Spring Open Workshop exceptional educational formula comes not only from learning through working, but mostly, from truly professional work conditions which are unseen in educational institutions, as well as modern approach to film making and venturing into the future in the audio-visual sector.
Dowland PDF Film Spring Workshop 2017



Registration open from 21rd June 2017


Polska, Kraków, Małopolska
ul. Jodłowa 13
30-252 Kraków


19-28 october 2017


For the past 12 years Film Spring Open has been focused on comprehensive education in the audiovisual arts, using cutting edge technology and future-oriented professionals to engage with young students, graduates, artists, producers, programmers and technicians involved in the audiovisual industry (approx. 300 participants in 2015).Our education strategy is simple “learn by doing”, this hands-on approach is supported by: Outstanding lecturers, including Oscar winners (Natalie Portman and Ewa Puszczyńska in2015).The development of participants’ projects in real world working conditions, utilizing the latest technology. We had over 1,2 million Euro of equipment in 2016 provided by: Arri, Angenieux, Barco, Canon,  Panasonic, Hewlett-Packard, Sony and others.


Allegro at the Film Spring Workshop – film project contest!

Together with Allegro we would like to invite you to participate in the film contest. Thanks to our Partner, Allegro, you may win the grant covering the full cost of participation in our workshop. The contest is open to any film formats interpreting the copy „What are you looking for” or corresponding to Polish Legends. The projects may include: commercials, music videos, short feature films, documentaries, video blogs, interactive projects, VR or video games.

Leaving the form and narration to you, Allegro is focused on original and future-oriented audiovisual works. Film Spring Open Foundation provides you with the film equipment and consultants to support your work. Moreover, you have a chance of finding your own Patron of art if Allegro decides to support the commercial production of your project.
To take part in the contest you should send your script to by the 30th of September 2017.
Taking part in the contest does not deprive you of any rights to your project. Authors of 5 awarded projects will be granted full participation in the Film Spring Workshop including the fee, accommodation and meals if they decide to participate in the workshop.

Below you will find Creative Starters that will help you prepare your projects and contest rules.

Good luck to all of you!

Creative Starter Allegro_Polish Legends

Creative Starter Allegro_what are you looking for

CONTEST RULES_Allegro in the Film Spring Workshop





Our education strategy is simple: “learn by doing”. This hands-on approach includes: Outstanding lectures led by award-winning speakers, including Oscar winners like Natalie Portman, Juliette Binoche, Allan Starski, Neil Corbould, Ewa Puszczyńska, Zbigniew Rybczyński, Mia Bays and many more.


See the list of Equipment


The Przegorzały Guesthouse (Film Spring Open-Air location) lies 5 kilometers (about 3 miles) away from the center of Kraków...


Co-financed by
Technology partners
Organizational Partners
Media Partners

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