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Apply now for the Yangon Film School’s 2022 intake!

The award-winning Yangon Film School is Myanmar’s premier film school. At YFS our students acquire solid skills in immersive trainings that help them find both their own artistic identity as well as jobs in Myanmar’s media sector.

In sixteen years of activity YFS has developed a unique reputation for its learning atmosphere and has been hailed as a ‘powerhouse of documentary’ among other genres.

Applications are now open for the Yangon Film School’s biennial intake of new students for its three-year study programme commencing with its intensive, residential seven-week flagship beginner’s course ‘The Art of Documentary Filmmaking’ scheduled for 24 January – 13 March 2022, followed by subsequent courses in Editing, Film History, Film Analysis and Postproduction held throughout 2022.

Recruitment is open to all Myanmar nationals between the ages of 20 and 35. As an inclusive institution the School welcomes applications in particular from women and members of Myanmar’s many different

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Successful candidates are accepted to Yangon Film School on a scholarship basis. A registration fee of 10,000 MMK due on enrolment is the only fee. Students enrolled at YFS are expected to commit to a two-year study programme of full-time training and work independently on a graduation project in the third year.

Yangon Film School students are eligible for a study grant during their studies to enable them to commit to full-time training and receive maximum benefit from their film tuition.

There are a total of twelve places available for six women and six men.


How to apply?

1. Download the attached file with the Application Form (APPLICATION FORM), fill it in, scan and submit to with e-mail title ‘YFS 2022 intake’


2. Fill in the YFS On-line Application Form (see FAQ)

Please note that you need to submit the form only once: by e-mail OR by on-line form.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 21 November 2021 at 5 pm.

Interviews with the Selection Committee will take place in Yangon or online in early December, 2021.

For further information about the recruitment process and Application Form please visit our Facebook page or website and go to ‘Applications’.

Before applying, we strongly advise you to read the attached Questions & Answers for detailed information about the recruitment process and study programme at the Yangon Film School. (DOWNLOAD FAQ Recruitment / New Intake 2022 / YFS)

For all inquiries please contact Yangon Film School on Facebook messenger.



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