There’s an old Zen saying, “When the student is ready, the Master will appear.” We believe it actually does make a lot of sense. Pakistan has one of the highest percentage of youth bulge in the world, and a growing number of these young minds have turned to filmmaking in recent years. Seeing this trend, local universities have started offering undergraduate programs in media sciences. Film academies in Pakistan, however, are almost non-existent at the moment. Karachi Film School, therefore, aims to fill this gap by establishing a network of film schools across the country within the next five years. So if you are planning on studying filmmaking in Karachi, you have come to the right school.

Study Programs

Diploma in Filmmaking

This one-year intensive program is designed for beginners with little or no experience in filmmaking. Students develop visual storytelling skills by studying twelve different courses, and get hands-on training in operating production equipment and ancillaries. This is a ‘trial by fire’ coursework that will test your craftsmanship, discipline and perseverance. If you stick around, you are off to a nice start.

Advanced Diploma

If you have a Diploma in Filmmaking, your are eligible to apply for the next two semesters. The Advanced Diploma is designed to sharpen your critical thinking, hone your analytical skills, and develop your ‘artistic voice’.  Besides a solid foundation in film theory, the second year will improve your artistic abilities in fiction filmmaking as well as music video and commercial production. By the end, you’ll have developed your first showreel.

BFA in Filmmaking

If you have an Advanced Diploma in Filmmaking, your are eligible to apply for the next two semesters. The Bachelor of Fine Arts program aims to launch careers in Film and Television Industries. Our total immersion approach to the subject will train you in all of the creative and technical departments of motion picture sciences. You will graduate after completing an internship at a film studio with prestigious screen credits.

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What Our Students Say

After completing my A Levels, I ended up enrolling in an economics and finance program. Each day I felt like I was drowning. In those disastrous times, KFS provided me with a platform to learn what I love.

Adeel Hasan

Finally found a perfect film school. Excellent faculty with great facilities. Now I will fulfil my dreams at Karachi Film School.

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Malik Amin

Thank You, Karachi Film School.

Sheikh Arbaz Nabi

I found Ms. Uzma and Mr. Farhan professional, friendly, practical and very co-operative in terms of making the students understand and learn acting and directing techniques.

Mansoor Ahmed Khan

Great learning and mind blowing session with great teachers. Thanks KFS.

Syed Muhammad Taha Hussain

It’s been really great …finally came to know what to do next … thanks a lot Sir Farhan Jamalvy.




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