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The Perfect Filmmaking Experience

Application closes on 15th June! Final slots available!


Welcome to the International Film and Acting Summer school (IFAS) courses of Accademia Cinema Toscana!


Embark on a cinematic journey in the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany, where your passion for filmmaking and acting takes center stage.
Are you ready for a transformative training adventure that combines professional development with the rich cultural experience of Italy?

About Us:

At Accademia Cinema Toscana, we cater to the aspirations of international students aged 18 to 25, providing a platform for budding talents to thrive in the world of cinema. Our commitment goes beyond honing your artistic skills; we aim to immerse you in the essence of the Italian language and culture, making your educational journey truly extraordinary.

The IFAS course

The Film and Acting summer course last over a period of one month: 15th July to 11th August

Explore our unique filmmaking training programs:

  • Intensive Film and Acting Course (taught in English): Immerse yourself in a comprehensive program designed to elevate your filmmaking and acting prowess. Our courses are conducted in English (with the possibility to follow an Italian class) to cater to a diverse group of aspiring filmmakers. Create, shoot, edit and deliver your short movie in Tuscany!

  • Personal Growth Workshops: Beyond technical skills, we offer workshops that foster personal growth. Develop the mindset and resilience needed to navigate the competitive world of cinema.

  • Unique Local Experiences: Cuisine, Art, and Culture: Enrich your experience by delving into the unique offerings of the Tuscan territory. From culinary delights to art and cultural exploration, our program extends beyond the studio.



Yes! It's not only Tuscany, but it's Lucca, one of the true gems in the Italian most renowned region, for more than a reason!
The town has a super cozy atmosphere, has great festivals, and a lot of green places to relax. 
Plus, it's located 15 minutes from the luxurious beaches of the Tyrrhenian sea, and just 20 minutes from the pending tower of Pisa, 50 minutes from Florence. Not to mention the food! What are we talking about?

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Meet your teachers

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A four week film immersive program

Embark on an intensive and transformative four-week film program at the ACCADEMIA CINEMA TOSCANA, strategically designed to equip aspiring filmmakers with essential skills in a condensed timeframe. Nestled in the captivating heart of Tuscany, Italy, this immersive experience combines theoretical insights with hands-on practical training. Immerse yourself in the art and craft of filmmaking, gaining the skills needed to navigate the global film industry and realize your own movie while learning the fundamentals of film making.  

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Program structure

Duration: Four weeks of focused learning and practical training.

Weekly Schedule: Monday to Friday, with daily sessions spanning five to seven hours each.

Format: Engage in a dynamic mix of presentations, practical workshops and exercises, screenings of examples, hands-on experiences.

Comprehensive Learning: Immerse yourself in a condensed yet comprehensive curriculum covering Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, and Creative Producing.

Hands-On Experience:

  • Shooting Session: A dedicated one-week practical session for students to apply their skills in a real shooting environment. Explore the picturesque locations of Tuscany and capture the beauty of your stories.

  • Postproduction Session: Delve into editing and post-production during a one-week immersive session. Learn editing techniques, color grading, sound design, and finalizing your film projects.

Credential Options: for those willing to apply for a three years academic course, the Italian language class is mandatory.


Contact Us:

Questions? We're here to help. Contact us for more information about the Internation Film and Acting Summer school at Accademia Cinema ToscanaOur dedicated team is ready to assist you on your path.

Join us for an extraordinary adventure! Learn more about scholarships, costs, and how to apply. Follow the enrolling procedure by downloading the Application form. Your cinematic journey begins with a simple click.

We're in Tuscany, right at the heart of beauty.

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Where to Find Us

+39 0583 928354

+39 349 816 2774

370, Via di Tiglio

55100 Lucca, Italy

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
​​Saturday: 10am - 2pm
​Sunday: Closed

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