Elías Querejeta Zine-Eskola has opened today the admission period for its three postgraduate courses

Elías Querejeta Zine-Eskola has opened today the admission period for its three postgraduate courses

January 08 2018

The school’s academic programme is based on three pathways: Film preservation, Curating and Filmmaking, and its syllabus includes theoretical training and professional practical sessions as well as guidance in developing a personal project. Each speciality has places available for a maximum of 15 students, and the registration fee is 3,500 euros. The academic year will be 56 weeks long and will start at the same time as the next San Sebastián Festival.

Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola is conceived as a centre for postgraduate study with a high level of professional specialisation. It is the perfect place for anyone wishing to carry out an experiential and intellectual examination of cinema and explore new lines of work. As a centre of film innovation and ideas, it is vital for those taking part to have a degree of commitment, maturity and involvement. The profile of both students and teachers is international.


1 Student profile

The syllabus at EQZE is designed for students who have a university degree (bachelor’s degree) or are in the process of obtaining a degree during 2018, and film-school graduates or exceptionally, the School will study the particular cases of those candidates who, although they do not meet the prior requirements, do have proven experience in cinema. The places available are restricted to a maximum of 15 students per speciality.


2 Admission period

The admission period for the 2018-2019 academic year is open from the 8th of January to the 31st of May 2018. Students will only be able to register on the school web page. The procedure to take part in the selection process will be as follows:

1. Complete the on-line form: as well as all the personal and academic details, candidates must also choose on the form which speciality or specialities they wish to apply for in order of preference.

2. Add the following documents to the form as attached files:

- Degree and /or academic record.

- Presentation letter or video.

- Curriculum vitae.

- In the case of the Filmmaking speciality, a short abstract in which candidates must set out the personal Project that would like to develop during the course. The approach, format and genre of this creative project is of the candidate’s own choice. The inclusion of a personal project in the case of the Film Preservation and Curating specialities is optional.

- Sworn statement of truth.

Candidates may complement their application with any materials they consider appropriate.


3 Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the admissions committee named for this purpose by the academic management.

After the documentation and proposals that accompany the applications have been assessed, candidates will be summoned for an interview in person or online which will lead to the selection process for future students.

The selection and notification process for candidates will take place in two stages: in April (for those who have begun the process until the 31st of March) and in June (for those who register until the 31st of May).

Candidates will be informed of the result by e-mail.


4 Registration

After their admission has been confirmed, candidates will receive all the information they require to formalise and pay for their registration including the payment methods and deadlines. Formalising your registration means that you accept the programme.

The registration fee for the 2018-2019 Course is 3,500 euro.


More information at the source's website.