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  • 14 months
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  • Practical. Develop creative and technical skills through practical workshops, screenings and masterclasses for careers in screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography and postproduction
  • Career-focused. Develop professional and personal skills to succeed in your career, including networking, showreel development, pitching and social media profile building
  • High-calibre tutors. Learn from award-winning tutors and guest speakers with multiple nominaitons and awards
  • Teamwork. Collaborate with your peers and work in different roles as part of a creative crew. Experience what it  takes to deliver the project from start to finish and develop communication, negotiation and project management skills
  • Intensive. Learn the fundamentals of storytelling, character and performance, image and sound, postproduction and screen business in just fourteen months and start working in the industry faster

What you will learn

There are four blocks of work in this Practical Filmmaking Diploma at MetFilm School Berlin  – Fiction, Short Form, Factual, Episodic – that contain five modules: Ideas and Story, Character and Performance, Image and Sound, Postproduction and Screen Business. 

During each block you will explore core subjects from idea development through to editing, by doing practical exercises that will provide a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the key skills needed to produce dynamic screen content.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students requiring a visa should apply no later than 3.5 months prior to the start of the course.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ideas and story
  • Character and performance
  • Image and sound
  • Postproduction
  • Screen Business

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Students will need 64 UCAS tariff points to apply for our DipHE Practical Filmmaking.
  • If you are 21 or over these criteria do not apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26148 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 months.
  • EU/EEA

    26148 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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