About us

Universidade Lusófona assumes itself as the leading provider of film and media education in Portugal and an active participant in the European training and research landscape in all the areas.

The film and media arts department at Universidade Lusófona is committed to providing hands-on specialized skill training, to foster individual and collaborative creative growth, and to serve as a testing ground for the application of emerging film and media technologies. Our department promotes both initial, continuous and advance training in the different areas of film and media creation and development, besides actively being engaged in several research projects with partners and organizations at a national and international level.

The film and media arts department offers a state of the art facilities and equipments in the midst of a vibrant environment that nourishes our students talent and their strive for creative and technical fulfillment.

The department and the students' productions are regularly funded by the Portuguese Film Institute (ICA) and the university is a full member of CILECT - Centre International de Liaison des Écoles de Cinéma et de Televisión and GEECT - Groupement Européen des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision, besides being accredited by the EU for the provision of initial and continuous training, it is also integrated under the European Network of Excellence for film and audiovisual training.