BFA(Beijing Film Academy) is the only film academy in China and the largest film academy in Asia with 263 faculty members and 2364 students, including 48 PhD students, 422 graduates, 1894 undergraduates and 84 overseas students.
Our teaching philosophy celebrates “technical mastery fostering artistic vision”. For decades, BFA has educated thousands of China’s movie practitioners. Over half of all China’s directors, cinematographers, art designers , sound engineers,etc, currently active in China’s vibrant film industry are BFA graduates. China’s highest international film awards at festivals such as Cannes, Berlin and Venice, have been won by globally recognised BFA alumni including directors Xie Fei, Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, Jia Zhangke, Wang Quan’an, and photographers Gu Changwei, Zhao Fei, etc.