MetFilm School Berlin is based at BUFA-Studios, one of the oldest film studios in Europe, located in the Tempelhof/Neukölln district of Berlin. 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.

Our Kit Room Team offers a range of free camera, lighting and sound equipment to support student course projects. Students are being encouraged and have the opportunity to borrow equipment to use outside official school hours for training purposes or personal projects (subject to availability).

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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.