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BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking MetFilm School Berlin

Germany

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Summary

KEY FACTS

  • Two-year full-time undergraduate course for students looking for intensive practical training in creative screen content
  • Gain experience across all filmmaking and screen content disciplines, such as screenwriting, producing, directing, camera and lighting, and editing
  • Develop a comprehensive portfolio that includes short form, factual, episodic and long form productions for film, television and the web
  • 82% of our BA graduates secure a job in the creative industries

The BA Practical Filmmaking course prepares the next generation of smart screen creatives. It builds creative and technical skills essential to succeed in today’s film, television and new media industries. Our professional tutors and high-caliber guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production and screen business skills.

  • Career skills. Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals
  • Practical experience. Build an attractive portfolio and put your knowledge into practice during the course, by working with external companies and creating projects for industry clients.
  • High-caliber guest speakers and tutors. Learn from a wide range of international industry professionals with extensive experience and celebrated successes in their field of expertise.
  • Intensive and fast. Complete your course in just two years and start working in the industry faster.

There are six blocks that focus on the six main screen productions you will complete on the course: Fiction, Short Form, Factual, Episodic, Long Form and the final Graduation Project. During each block you will explore core subject areas through practical exercises that will build a comprehensive, practical and in-depth understanding of the key skills needed to produce dynamic screen content.

CORE MODULES

  • Ideas and story. Learn how to develop creative story ideas across a range of formats, including short form, documentaries, factual television, web series and fiction film. You will gain the tools to identify your target audience and adapt your ideas to the appropriate screen platform.
  • Character and performance. Explore the various techniques for shaping character and performance across a variety of platforms, including fiction, documentary and episodic television. Working with professional actors you will learn how to transpose an idea from the page to the screen through key visual storytelling approaches.
  • Image and sound. Learn how to use camera, lighting, and sound techniques to create visually and sonically compelling stories for fiction, documentary and episodic productions. You will develop strong technical skills and explore the impact of image and sound on creative screen content.
  • Postproduction. Discover creative and technical skills across the full range of postproduction workflows, including offline editing, sound design, VFX, and colour grading. You will learn how postproduction skills are central to the storytelling process across film, television and new media.
  • Screen Business. Find out how to market and distribute screen content across a range of media platforms, including film, television and new media. Alongside the practical skills you will gain on this course, you will also learn how creative industries work and how you can become a smart screen creative that will be attractive to industry employers. In addition, you will explore how to manage productions, create successful project pitches and work collaboratively within creative teams.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

€21,500.00 (16,65,958) per year

From

24 Sep

Venue

MetFilm School Berlin

Berliner Union Film Studios,

Oberlandstraße 26-35,

Berlin,

12099, Germany

Entry requirement for international students

  • You must be 18 years of age, or older, at the start of the course
  • If you’re under the age of 21, you must provide evidence of at least 64 UCAS Tariff points and possess two ‘A’ levels or an equivalent qualification, such as a National Diploma or Baccalaureate
  • If you’re over 21, you’re considered a mature student, so your application relies on relevant skills and experience rather than academic qualifications

English Language Requirements:

For students taking the IELTS Academic test, CEFR level B2 equates to a minimum of 5.5 in each component of the test i.e. listening, speaking, reading and writing. For those taking the TOEFL iBT test, CEFR level B2 equates to the following scores: Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17 (Total: 72)