Applications for Viewfinder Cinematography MA 2019/2021 intake are now open

VIEWFINDER is a Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Cinematography presented by a consortium of partners made up of Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School of Tallinn University, Estonia, (BFM), The University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, Hungary (SZFE), National Film School at the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland (IADT).


VIEWFINDER is a 2 year, full time, 120 credit international programme awarding a joint/multiple MA Diploma (EHEA-QF Level 7). A maximum of twenty-four students from all around the world will study in Dublin for the first semester, in Budapest for the second semester and in Tallinn for the third semester. In the fourth semester the student body will be divided equally across the three schools. 

VIEWFINDER will provide an MA in Cinematography through practice based learning. The course prepares the students to work as a Director of Photography and as a Camera Operator. Graduates will gain a thorough understanding of the skill of visual storytelling allowing for the closest of collaboration with directors in their future careers. 

VIEWFINDER seeks applicants who are already experienced in film production photography as cinematographer, camera operator, camera assistant, stills photographer etc. and who are well versed in set procedures and collaborative nature of film making. The course aims to offer the applicant with working experience the opportunity to further their personal development as a cinematographer as part of an international class but without the pressure of shooting to a production deadline. It is an artistic learning journey and a cinematographer's Cloister allowing time to reexamine, redefine and enhance one's practice of cinematography.

Participation in the Viewfinder Master Course is possible either with a scholarship awarded by the Erasmus Plus programme, or as a self-paid student.

Mobility in between the schools is mandatory

Application deadline January 3rd 2019

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