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Why study Filmmaking?
Ready to take your passion for film to the next level? Get hands-on experience and find your place in the industry with our cutting-edge bachelor’s Filmmaking programme.
Our Filmmaking degree gives you an in-depth perspective of what it’s like to work in the film industry today. You’ll explore all the roles you’ll find as part of the production process with the aim of becoming a specialist in the area that most excites you. From your first day, you’ll be collaborating on real projects, working with the equipment used by industry professionals and learning from lecturers actively working in film and TV.
What’s more, you’ll benefit from being based in Berlin, the heart of one of Europe’s most important film industries. So, whether you want to direct, produce or get hands on with operating cameras, microphones, or lights, you’ll graduate ready to launch your career in the world of screen and film.
At a glance
A multi-faceted filmmaking course
World-class lecturers and industry-leading masterclasses
A perfect blend of theoretical and practical learning
A course that follows industry trends and developments
Huge variety of option modules
Taught and assessed in English
What to expect
The BA (Hons) Filmmaking course at BIMM Institute offers students a comprehensive overview of what it means to be a film professional in today’s highly competitive industry. Flexibly designed, this is a course that moves and grows with you. With professional-standard facilities and a programme taught by industry experts, you’ll develop your expertise as a filmmaker and find the role that’s made for you.
In your first year, you’ll build a foundation of skills necessary for a successful and sustainable career in the film industry. Your modules will explore the fundamentals of the film industry, covering topics like camera, lighting, sound, post-production, development, distribution and production design.
From your second year onwards, you’ll be put in control. You’ll have access to a huge range of option modules that let you focus on the areas of the industry you’re most passionate about. With modules in areas like screenwriting, sound recording, directing, editing, grading and production management, this is your chance to create a skillset completely unique to you.
Your course will end with a final project that demonstrates who you are as a filmmaker. Created and designed by you, you’ll be encouraged to experiment, take risks and strengthen your skills as you build your bridge into the industry.
As a Filmmaking student at BIMM Institute, you’ll also collaborate with actors, filmmakers and musicians throughout your time with us.
You’ll be based at Molecule Studios, a space that delivers professional-standard filmmaking resources, equipment and facilities.
With a standing-set, infinity cove, editing and sound suites, a fully stocked kit room, and our very own screening space, you’ll learn with the same resources the industry uses today.
Our Filmmaking lecturers are all working professionals active in today’s film and TV industries. Experts of their craft, they help you to develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.
They will also provide you with exclusive opportunities to work on projects such as documentaries, feature film and shorts to start to build your filmmaking CV and portfolio.
BIMM Institute’s regular masterclasses put you in the room with some of the filmmaking industry’s most exciting figures.
Covering topics like screenwriting, distribution and cinematography, our masterclasses get you up close and personal with some of the industry’s most exciting figures.
The creative industries are built on collaboration. As a Filmmaking student at BIMM Institute Berlin, you will have regular opportunities to work with students from across music, acting and film – and build your creative network as you do so.
Our students collaborate on music videos, create short films and develop podcasts that put their unique range of skills in front of a captive audience.
Networking, internships and careers
As a BIMM Institute student, you have access to expert guidance from our Careers and Industry Team. With a wealth of contact at their fingertips, they facilitate relationships with organisations and projects you won’t find anywhere else.
You’ll also have access to BIMM Connect: our very own online platform that connects you with fellow students, alumni, bands, songwriters, filmmakers, actors and more from across the BIMM University network.
For any questions about BA (Hons) Filmmaking, please contact our Admissions Team on +49 (0)30 311 99 186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.