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Met Film School: Documentary and Factual (Berlin)

Institution Met Film School View institution profile
Department MetFilm School Berlin View department profile
Web https://www.metfilmschool.de/
Email info@metfilmschool.de
Telephone +49 (0) 30 767 333 170
Study type Taught

Summary

Today’s audiences can watch documentaries and factual programming at cinemas and art galleries, on television and iPhones, or via YouTube and Vimeo. Technological innovation and the digital revolution have changed the way we think and talk about factual content. This MA course focuses on the creative, technical and industry skills you need to develop documentaries and factual programming across the contemporary media landscape. We will teach you how to film reality from a variety of perspectives, understanding and sometimes challenging traditional interpretations of the documentary and its delivery. The course will equip you with the necessary skills, conceptual approach, and mindset for a career in the creative media industries.

  • Hands-on practical experience. Gain training and production experience in producing, directing, camera operation, sound and editing

  • Learn how to film reality. Through practical work explore the creative, conceptual and ethical approaches to filming reality and documenting the experiences of real people

  • Industry awareness. Build your understanding of the contemporary industry landscape for documentaries and factual programming, including commissioning, financing, distribution and exhibition, festivals, and the emerging world of interactive and transmedia digital content

  • Professional feedback. Pitch your projects to industry professionals and receive ‘real world’ feedback and guidance to further develop your projects

  • Real-life experience. Produce a documentary/factual project in collaboration with an external industry client.

MA

MetFilm
School Berlin

MetFilm School Berlin is based in a working film studio BUFA Studios, one of the oldest film studios in Europe. Berlin, home to 3.7 million people is a lively an exciting city. One of the most inexpensive capital cities in Europe, Berlin is now booming in more ways than one. With every fifth resident being international, it’s a city of great diversity and culture.  

Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative professionals. We bring the education and screen industries together in a creative environment, driven by great teaching and practical, hands-on experience, led by …

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