Location

Location

BUFA STUDIOS: BERLIN, GERMANY

 

MetFilm School Berlin is based at BUFA; Berliner Union-Film GmbH and Co Studio KG. The BUFA Campus is an iconic film campus overlooking Berlin’s famous Tempelhof Airport, the first studios were built in 1912.  With over 100 years of making movies the site has been playing an important role in the production of world class media.

Walt Disney’s ‘Emil and the Detectives’, Bob Fossey’s Oscar winning ‘Cabaret’, scenes from ‘The Blue Angel’ directed by Josef von Sternberg with Marlene Dietrich and one of the first ever horror films made ‘The Golem’ in 1920 directed by Carl Boese and Paul Wegener were all filmed at BUFA.

Today, BUFA Campus comprises of five film studios, one green screen studio, eleven dubbing studios and two mixing studios. It is not only home to MetFilm School Berlin but also to in-house production companies, a camera/lighting rental house, a prop house, a set building company and post-production facilities. The school’s location enables students to experience the atmosphere of a working film studio on a day-to-day basis.

EALING STUDIOS: LONDON, UK

 

MetFilm School London is situated within Ealing Studios in West London, the perfect environment to learn the art and craft of filmmaking. Ealing Studios is the oldest continuously working studio facility for film production in the world.  In recent years Ealing Studios have been used for high-profile productions such as Downton Abbey, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Notting Hill and Woody Allen’s Wasp.

Since 2004 filming in the capital has risen by a massive 30% making it one of the world’s busiest filming cities. (Film London 2014)  Our students are immersed in the cultural capital, shooting their own which has also acted as a unique backdrop to films such as 28 Days Later and Skyfall.  Alongside Ealing Studios, the capital is also within reach of the UK’s largest film studios, including Pinewood, Ealing, Shepperton and 3 Mills studios.  Many graduates go on to work within production in a range of freelance and permanent positions in TV, Film and Online screen arts.