MetFilm School Berlin follows the same ethos as Met’s London School, offering intensive practical filmmaking experience taught by industry professionals in an active film studio. Classes are taught in English, in accordance with our accreditation to the University of West London.
Met Film School Berlin is based at BUFA, the studio that has been home to film productions since the Weimar Republic and is one of the oldest film studios in Europe. The school’s location enables students to have first-hand experience of a working film studio on a day-to-day basis, and also places them in the heart of the city.
In 2015 MetFilm School Berlin successfully launched a partnership with YouTube Spaces and greatly expanded its facilities. Students benefit from state-of-the-art training spaces, including a fully equipped 1,500sq ft studio, two standing sets, a 5.1 surround sound screening room and post-production suites.
Hollywood loves the German capital region: The German film capital has seen International productions such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Inglorious Basterds, The Hunger Games – Mockingjay and The Reader produced in Berlin to great success.
Berlin is the perfect backdrop: A diverse city with many contrasting features and architecture, Berlin has played city double for New York, London, Moscow and Paris in the past and continues to be utilised for its enchanting location.
Studio Facilities: MetFilm School Berlin is based at BUFA studios, which has a large green screen and stages for TV productions. Berlin is a hub of filmmaking activity, so it also boasts the oldest soundstage in the world, as films started being made 100 years ago.