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Bachelor of Arts Content: Bachelor Film Directing

Film Directing modules

Modul ECTS
Language Proficiency and Cultural Sensitivity 5
Screenplay and Dramaturgy 5
Audiovisual Media 5
Fundamentals of Sound, Light, and Editing 5
Film History 5
Filmic Experiments 5
Modul ECTS
Fundamentals of Directing 5
Academic Writing and Research 5
Location Workshop 5
Fundamentals of Video Editing 5
Studio Project 5
Documentary Filmmaking 5
Modul ECTS
Intercultural Communication 5
Project Management 5
Methods and Principles of Audio Visual Media 10
Interdisciplinary Project 10
Modul ECTS
Fundamentals of Film Production and Media Law 5
Script Analysis 5
Working with Actors 5
Creative Writing 5
Orientation Project (Short Film) 10
Modul ECTS
Digital Film Technologies 5
Storytelling for Emerging Technologies 5
Staging and Blocking 5
Advanced Aspects of Directing 5
Focus Project (Advertising Film) 10
Modul ECTS
Communication Skills 5
Student Initiative 5
Internship Semester 20
Modul ECTS
Entrepreneurship 5
Advanced Aspects of Film Production and Media Law 5
Current Topics / Project Seminar 5
Graduation Film 10
Bachelor Thesis 5

Film Directing contents at a glance

Researching, writing, developing and producing are important tasks if you want to become a director. But you will also learn how to motivate teams and how to create documentary or scenic stories.

Our students’ projects


Directing students at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Cologne took part in a bar camp to combine different learning contents.


The film and television students shot impressive footage to create the music video for the song “Reason” by the band Flaming Fenix.


For the short film adaptation “Ad Astra”, the students created a modular backdrop that creates an illusion of gravity.

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