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Four-Week Filmmaking, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
Berlin, Germany
Four-Week Filmmaking from MetFilm School offers a comprehensive range of screen creative skills, allowing students to explore the processes of visual storytelling whilst working with actors, interpreting scripts, devising narrative storylines and developing a deeper understanding of the technical aspects of film production.
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Students in the Four-Week Filmmaking from MetFilm School will be introduced to the professional skills needed to work within directing, cinematography, sound design and editing, equipping themselves with an independent approach to the technical aspects of film production.

Through a series of practical, technical and directing exercises students will become confident practitioners in all areas of production and develop an insight into professional working practices. Industry professional tutors will acts as mentors throughout and students will also be given vital support and guidance on how to establish themselves in this vibrant and competitive industry.


Students from our short courses have gone on to carve out their own success.  Shortly after graduating from our Part-Time Filmmaking course, Marcus Markou wrote, directed and produced his first feature film Papadopoulos & Sons.  He released it in the UK himself, with it grossing £40K in it’s opening weekend and has recently been acquired by the BBC.  Find out more here.

Chika Anadu is a graduate of this Four-Week Directing course and has achieved phenomenal success with her debut feature film B for Boy, which has it’s world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, and has since gone on to win Best Film in an African Language at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      4 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

By the end of the course students will: 

  • Be able to tell a dynamic narrative story on-screen
  • Know how to use a professional, industry-standard camera
  • Understand how to ‘shoot for the edit’
  • Know how to manage a crew and direct using correct on-set protocol
  • Know how to record sound and use it creatively to tell a story
  • Develop an understanding of the grammar of film and visual storytelling
  • Have developed a shortfilm as a team

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18 at start of course
  • The Four-Week Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. 
  • However in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 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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