Since 1966 the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) has built a world reputation as a graduate film academy, fostering collaboration, formal innovation, internationalism, craft excellence and social and political engagement, and starting off many prominent careers in world cinema and television. It operates as a community of filmmakers from Germany and abroad and it allows specialisation in Directing, Screenwriting, Production and Cinematography. The DFFB also delivers a number of specialist pan-European postgraduate programmes, and in Berlin the Berlin Film Network. From September 2018 a new specialist strand for Editing/Sound will be added to these.

Application tasks for Editing/Sound are now online

Editing/Sound will be the fifth programme that joins the DFFB family, starting this autum.

Application Tasks Editing/Sound 2018/2019 are now online. From 22th May until 7th June 2018 you can register and submit the tasks and material on our online-application platform. General information on applying at DFFB can be find here.

We are excited to see your work.


Central European Feature Project

The Central European Feature project is a new joint initiative between the DFFB,  FAMU and Łódź film schools. An exciting feature of the workshop series is that it starts with fresh proposals and aims to build new working collaborations. The programme is designed to offer development resources for projects from two teams from each school. …

DFFB with 16 films at the 14th Achtung Berlin – New Berlin film Award.

The DFFB will be represented at the 14th Achtung Berlin – New Berlin Film Award (11.-18.04.2018) by 15 films in various categories. The week-long festival has a focus on new German cinema from Berlin and Brandenburg. The following DFFB films will be presented in the Programme this year: FEATURE FILM COMPETITION SARAH JOUE UN LOUP-GAROU …


DFFB films you should know

Every year about 150 films are made at the DFFB – 10 to 12 of which are feature films. Our most important task is to distribute these short and feature films on all possible channels.

Here, we select three to four DFFB films which are either brand new or are traveling to the most unique, far or most relevant festivals worldwide. It starts in March, watch out and discover!