Bachelor of Arts Bachelor Filmmaking

Study filmmaking and touch peoples’ lives!

Filmmakers are the all-rounders behind the scenes. They combine strong dialogues with captivating images to create moving stories. Our hands-on Filmmaking bachelor degree course at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences explores the technical as well as creative aspects of filmmaking. Study filmmaking and lay a strong foundation for your cinematic career!

Facts about Filmmaking

Degree recognition

State-recognised and accredited degree

Degree & Specialisation
Bachelor of Arts
Study duration & Credits

6 semesters: 180 ECTS

Start date

Summer semester: 15 Mar
Winter semester: 01 Oct

Application deadline

Summer semester: 15 Mar
Winter semester: 01 Oct

Admission requirements

Recognised secondary school leaving certificate, English language proficiency certificate, Digital Portfolio with work samples


Tuition fees
€ 5,500 per semester
+ Registration fee
€ 699

Advantages at Macromedia University

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State-recognised and accredited degree

Degree programmes are accredited and state-recognised, ensuring that you benefit from excellent teaching.

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Our exclusive partnerships allow you to learn from industry insiders and to establish valuable contacts with potential employers.

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Experienced professors

You will be taught by top-class professors who have a proven track record in both business and academia.

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Filmmaking modules

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Screenplays and dramaturgy

How do you write a script? How do authors build up suspense, and how do they write authentic dialogue? These are some of the many aspects we cover in our ‘Screenplays and dramaturgy’ module.

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The basics of film directing

You’d like to study film directing? In this module, you’ll learn how film directors weave content and artistic expression together on the set.

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The basics of camera work

Our Filmmaking bachelor programme also introduces you to the basics of camera work. You’ll learn how filmmakers create atmospheric images that trigger the desired emotions in the audience.

A degree course for real film fans

Are you a movie maniac or a serial junkie? Are Steven Spielberg and Shonda Rhimes your big role models? If so, our Filmmaking bachelor programme is perfect for you! This degree programme will introduce you to all the different professions, trades and fields of work connected with the film and television industries. You’ll learn how to write screenplays and turn them into films, and also look into storytelling, camera work, film editing, and sound, light and video technology.

Your timetable will include both creative and technical content. Last but not least, we investigate soft skills such as how to communicate well, how to organise yourself and others skilfully, and how to work together as a team.

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What our professors say

“I believe it’s important that students learn to observe properly. Hands-on training is vital for this.”
Prof. Held Oliver, Filmmaking, Cologne
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