Three-Month Experimental Filmmaking

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A 3-month short course available at:

*This course is taught and delivered at MetFilm School Berlin

The course is designed for students with some previous experience in visual arts, film or media who are passionate about their vision, who are self-motivated, with an artistic mind, strong communication skills and who enjoy new challenges.

You will explore alternatives to traditional narrative forms, strengthen your artistic output and your creative horizons, gain a collaborative network and explore the migration of experimental techniques into commercial forms.

Why take this course?

This course is designed for students not shy of expressing their creative ideas and seeking to translate them into unconventional moving images.

In fast-paced workshops that build upon each other, you will deepen your knowledge of fundamental filmmaking skills and will be introduced to a variety of experimental techniques.

After working on short projects with professionals from different fields you will be assisted in developing and presenting a final, self-directed project.

Course, dates and price

Course: Three-Month Experimental Filmmaking

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Length of course: 3 months (Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm)

Campus delivery: MetFilm School Berlin

Start date: 8 July 2024 – 20 September 2024

Price: €5,000

Entry Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 at the start of the course.

This course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

In order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.

Please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Information

For more information on the Three-Month Experimental Filmmaking course, please visit:

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Intro to camera and lighting

During week 2 you will be introduced to basic and advanced experimental camerawork and lighting in the studio as well as how to work with natural lighting.

Intro to sound recording and editing

During week 3 you will be introduced to sound recording and learn how to use soundscapes in experimental ways. In this week you will also receive an overview of the editing techniques involved in different film and video genres.


In this week you will continue to learn how to edit your image and sound material. You will also have a workshop in experimental video-art, covering research techniques, as well as filmic representations of body and space.

Super8 and Animation

A one-week analogue film workshop will take place. You will learn how to use a Super 8 camera. You will produce stop-frame animation clips on film. The finished material will be digitized so that you can further work with it, combining it with digital material and other found footage.

Entering the live visual field

During week 6 you are entering the live visual field, learning different methods and techniques to work with live video performance.

Any questions?

For any questions regarding our short courses or if you’d like more information on how to apply to MetFilm School, please contact their Admissions Team at +44 20 82809119 or


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