Our mission is to produce a new generation of screen creatives – storytellers and technicians who are professional enough to impress a competitive industry and free enough to feed its creative heartbeat.
As technology and new media advance, one thing remains constant: the need for a good story to be told well. At MetFilm School Berlin you will be in the perfect environment to grow and develop as a filmmaker and storyteller. Our tutors, drawn from around the world, are all industry professionals whose passion and experience will guide you through every step of the filmmaking process. We place in your hands the time, resources and support to discover what you want to say in the language of film.
Whichever course you choose, whether it’s long or short, general or special, a first degree, or to explore the excitement of making films, we look forward to welcoming you to the school and helping you navigate your path through the wonderful and complex world of film. Have a look at our professional, education and industry recognition below:
Review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
MetFilm School was reviewed by the QAA in November 2017, which found that the MetFilm School successfully met UK expectations in all areas of assessment: the maintenance of the academic standards of awards offered on behalf of degree-awarding bodies and/or other awarding organisations; the quality of student learning opportunities; and the quality of the information about learning opportunities. Furthermore, the QAA commended the enhancement of student learning opportunities at MetFilm School. The QAA identified four areas of good practice, affirmed three areas of action being undertaken to further improve our educational provision, and made one recommendation.
The outcomes of the QAA Review are available to view here.
The Action Plan following the Higher Education Review is available to view here.
- The BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking course has been awarded a Creative Skillset Tick. This award is a mark of quality indicating programmes best suited to prepare students for a career in the creative industries.
- To gain the Creative Skillset Tick, programmes need to undergo a rigorous assessment process conducted by experts in the creative industries. They only give the Tick to programmes with the strongest links with industry. This ensures that the courses keep up the rapid pace of creative change, and students’ benefit from using the latest technologies an working with industry throughout their studies.
PROFESSIONAL & GOVERNMENTAL RECOGNITION
CILECT: MetFilm School is one of a select number of schools in Germany to boast full membership to The International Association of Film and Television Schools (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision – CILECT).
CILECT is deeply committed to maintaining the highest possible educational standards of audio-visual teaching and learning in its member schools and is dedicated to stimulation of creativity, diversity and individuality.
DEGREE AWARDING POWERS AND EDUCATIONAL LINKS
Degree Validation: The University of West London is the validating partner for the school’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses at MetFilm School Berlin. The University of West London was voted Best Modern University in London (2013 Guardian University League Table).
Advisory partner: The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is the school’s advisory partner on its undergraduate and non-accredited courses. It provides advice across the range of filmmaking disciplines offered by the school.
AVID: MetFilm School is an Avid Learning Partner. A number of the School’s editing courses are Avid certified. In order t become an Avid Learning Partner (ALP), Avid requires a strong quality focus as well as a training environment.
Adobe ®: MetFilm School Berlin is an authorised Adobe Educational Partner consulting on educational delivery software train gin and professional certification. In addition, our partnerships allow the school access to the very latest software updates from the company.