School of Filmmaking and Performing Arts
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
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.
Filmmaking and Performing Arts School is pleased to have a full or partial partnership agreement and cooperation with the international art academies. Although we are a new usher university but we have a recognized name, we have been cooperated with two faculties: academy of fine arts in Rome and university of Torino.
In progress, we have many cooperation deals with too many artistic faculties and academies.
Our history begins in 10th of October 2018 we started with famous academic professors which gathering between academic and Creators labors.
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
Prof. Dr. Ayman Abdelhamed
Prof. Dr. Ramy Binyamin
Assistant Prof. Dr. Khaled Bahgat
Dr. Maha Farouk
Expert. Samir Farag
Expert. Tarek Rashad
Rafeek Mamdouh Tawfiq
The college includes many different classrooms of a special nature, which contains equipment for each field, which serves the educational process, including the following:
|2||Cinematography Studio (Plateau)||4|
|3||Engineering Drawing Hall||4||4*12||Scenes and costumes design sections|
|4||Costumes Design And Implementation Hall||2||2*5||costumes design|
|5||Stop Motion Lab||1||15||Cinema & Graphics Departments|
|6||Graphic Lab (2d)||1||10||Design, graphic, cinema|
|7||Graphic Lab (3d)||1||10||Design, graphic, cinema|
|8||Video Editing Lab||1||10||Design, graphic, cinema|
|9||Video Editing & Media Storage Hall||1||N/A||All|
|10||Individual Editing & Testing Lab||2||2*8||Design, graphic, cinema|
|11||Lecture Halls||3||2* (30 : 50)||All|
|12||Section Halls||2||2 * (30 : 50)||All|
|13||Theater hall with stage||2||“40 and 75 chair”||Acting|
|14||Circular Theatre for chamber music||1||12 : 20||Acting and Music|
“Multi Using Training Halls”
|2||2 * 15|
“Dancing, acting and music”
|16||Music Production Lab||1||20||Music|
|17||Online Lecture Recording Hall||1||1||All|
|20||Dressing And Makeup Room For Theater And Plateau||4||4||Dancing & Acting|
|21||Lockers Hall||2||2 * (100 : 180)||Dancing & Acting|
|22||Sound & Lighting Equipment Hall||2||2*2||All|
The classrooms are well equipped with comfort seats, a whiteboard, a data show device, a display screen, a microphone, headphones, Wi-Fi, and central air conditioning.
The central library, based on Campus, includes a large number of Acting Diction, Filmmaking, Directing, & Cinematography, Design & Costumes, Multimedia, Graphics , Game Design & VFX books and publications set out in a relaxing environment, conducive to studying. There are comfortable seating areas, group study areas, a silent study area and private study rooms.
There are central halls and stands at the university that can be used when necessary, and they are all equipped for cultural, artistic and sports activities
The university offers a learning management system (LMS) for enhancing learning needs in all areas, assignment, examinations and student registration attendance.
The university offers health care facilities through well-equipped health care clinics (general clinics, dental care clinics and physiotherapy clinic. There is a diverse food court offering cold and hot snacks as a small area offering a variety of groceries and cold snacks. In addition, there is a copy center, a bank and a flower shop
The total credits (144 credit hours/4 academic level)
- The study is based on the credit hours (CH) system. The study includes four levels.
- Each level includes two semesters, each with a minimum duration of 14 weeks and a summer semester of not less than seven weeks.
- The study begins with the exact specialization division from the first moment of the beginning of registration.
- To obtain a bachelor’s degree in one of these majors, at least 144 credit hours are required, provided that among them are the hours gained from courses that meet the requirements of the university, college, and scientific department, as well as practical training and technical projects that are determined by each division within each department.
|1||ACT||Acting and Diction|
|3||MED||Multimedia & Graphics|
|5||MAP||Media and advertising production|
Specialized Departments & Sections:
Acting and Diction
Acting – Radio & Television
Dramatic writing – Cinema direction – Film Editing – Cinematography
Multimedia & Graphics
Animation & Graphics – Visual Effects
Scenes Design – Costumes Design
Media and advertising production
Media, Production & Advertising
Instruments – Singing – Composing and Leading
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
Curricular Concentration: Literature/Science/Science and Mathematics
Percentage: A minimum of 55%