The German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB), founded in 1966, is one of the most prominent film schools in Europe. Focusing on the essential crafts of filmmaking, the school offers five specialisations: Screenwriting, Cinematography, Directing, Producing, and Editing & Sound. The DFFB is a place where young filmmakers from Germany and abroad come together to tell stories and to make creative and innovative films. Prominent DFFB graduates include Helke Sander, Christian Petzold, Angela Schanelec, Wolfgang Becker, Lars Kraume, and Emily Atef. The DFFB also offers attractive networking and specialisation opportunities through its internationally oriented education programmes: Serial Eyes, NEXT WAVE, UP.GRADE, and Filmnetzwerk Berlin.
Sat, 16. November 2019 | 11:00

Open Day 2019


DFFB Films at the 53rd International Hof Film Festival

This year—like previous years—several DFFB films will screen at the 53rd International Hof Film Festival, one of the oldest and most important film festivals in Germany: 1986 (Dir./Script: Lothar Herzog, Cinematography: Philipp Baben der Erbe, Prod.: Romana Janik, Benny Drechsel) will screen in the feature film competition section. 1986 won the NO FEAR Award at …


DFFB films you should know about

At the DFFB, around 120 films — including 15 feature films — are written, directed, produced, and edited each year. They travel to around 200 film festivals worldwide and, in 2018, they won prizes in 25 festivals.

Here you can find a selection of DFFB films that are either brand new or currently travelling to the most important international festivals.