Filmmaking and Performing Arts
Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking and Performing Arts
Study Hours/Academic Levels:
144 credit hours/4 academic levels
An artistic environment that assembles all types of arts “filmmaking, acting, dancing, music, and design”. It is an atmosphere that pushes your talents and capabilities to be discovered and developed.
We provide not only science, study, and a certificate but also, we are keen on practicing, renovating, and integrating our students in their right place in the labor market.
We have a very special and brilliant teaching staff in the academic field and art production. We also provide you with the latest technological equipment, studios, cameras, and programs, in addition to workshops with famous Egyptian and foreign artists and cultural and artistic activities throughout the year that puts you in a never-ending artistic state of mind.
You need to realize that you will spend with us the most important years of your life, years that might change you. Let it happen and take charge of your own development and transformation, push yourself outside the comfort zone. You are here to explore new creative territories, break limitations, train yourself, and develop your career.
We will be around to assist, push, and support you. We will be ready to answer your questions, discuss, and respond to your ways of dealing with the world and using your art to change it for the better.
We are looking forward to beholding your journey of self-realization and creating a happier world through your ideas and innovation.
Academic Majors and Departments
Acting and Directing
- Expressive performance and stage directing
- Motion performance
- Radio and television performance
Cinema and Movie Making
- Dramatic writing
- Cinema and TV directing
- Film techniques
Television Production and Advertising
- Directing and television production
- Scenes design
- Costumes design
Multimedia and Graphics
- Visual effects
- Multimedia and internet
- Animation and graphics
Ballet and Dancing
- Criticism and ballet training
- Composing and leadership
Meet the Dean
Prof. Ayman El Shewy
Prof. Ayman is the Dean of the School of Filmmaking and Performing Arts at BUC, a Professor at the Academy of Arts, and Head of the Acting and Directing Department.
He is a well-known actor who starred in various series and movies.
Professor Ayman obtained his Ph.D. from Università Degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” in Italy, and his Master’s in Theater Arts from the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts, Academy of Arts in Egypt. He has a Bachelor of Acting and Directing from the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts, Academy of Arts, and a Bachelor of Mass Communication –Radio and Television Department, Cairo University.
Furthermore, he is the Chair of the Art Committee, Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts, Academy of Arts. Member of the Arbitration Committees of several theater festivals in universities of Cairo, Ain Shams, Banha, Suez Canal, Mansura. Member of the Arbitration Committee of First International Nahj Festival, Karbala TV. Member of the Arbitration Committee of Youth Festival. And the Head of the Egyptian Delegation, Casablanca Theatre Festival.
Meet the Vice Dean
Ass. Prof. Dr. Ramy Binyamin Biskles
Prof. Ramy is the Vice Dean of the School of Filmmaking and Performing Arts at BUC, an Assistant Professor at the Academy of Arts, and a Professor of Scenography Set and Lighting Design.
He is the General manager of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) and the Technical Director and Lighting Designer for Cairo Show-a leading theatre production company in Egypt and the Arab region that presents shows such as King Lear 2019 & Aladdin 2020, both shows were highly appreciated by audience and critics. Moreover, he was responsible for designing the set and lighting for many shows produced by Cairo Opera House as well as public & private sectors’ theatres.
Prof. Ramy holds a Ph.D. in modern techniques of stage lighting design from Vienna University, Austria-2011, a Diploma from the Academy of Arts in 2005, and a Bachelor of theatre arts from the Design Department at the Academy of Arts in 2000. Moreover, he received many technical trainings at European theatres & operas in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Switzerland, Czech Republic, and Hungary.
He is a member of the theatre committee of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture. A Member of the jury of the Academy of Arts festivals, National Theatre festival, as well as many theatre competitions held by the Egyptian universities.
Prof. Ramy was granted The National Theatre Festival Award for best stage lighting.
At the School of Filmmaking and Performing Arts, we strive to create an atmosphere that pushes your talents and capabilities to be discovered and developed. We provide not only science, study and a certificate but also, we are keen on practicing and renovation.
We make sure that our students have access to the latest technological equipment, studios, cameras, and programs. We also integrate workshops with famous Egyptian and foreign artists into their programs, in addition to cultural and artistic activities all through the year to set them in a continuous artistic state of mind.
We will be around to assist, push, and support you.
I’m sure that together we will achieve things no one has ever done before. Rest assured that our main aim is to serve you. You are our most precious asset.
Prof. Ayman is the Dean
Dean of Filmmaking and Performing Arts
Acting and Directing Department
- Cinematic and Theater Actor
- Film and Theater Director
- TV Broadcaster
- Radio Broadcaster
Cinema and Movie Making Department
- Film and TV Director
- Cinematographer and Television Photographer
- Sound Engineer
- Lighting Engineer
Television Production and Advertising Department
- Advertising director
- Stage Set Designer
- Film and TV Set Designer
- Interior Designer
- Fashion Designer
- Dramatic Costumes Designer
Multimedia and Graphics
- Visual Effects Designer
- Multimedia and Internet Designer
- Animation and Graphic Designer
Ballet and Dancing
- Ballet Trainer
- Ballet Dancer