Application is only possible via  Online Registration.

EXCEPTION: Application for the specialisation Technical Director (Study Course Film and Media, Subject Area Animation) is only possible via registration form. Please fill in the following form and send it to the address stated below: Application Form Technical Director.

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Studienbewerbung 2015
Akademiehof 10
71636 Ludwigsburg

Important Note: §2 of the examination regulations of the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg stipulates that applicants are permitted only two repeat applications.

Please check our application information carefully. Should you then still have any general questions, please make an appointment with the Student Administration Office studentensekretariat(at)filmakademie.de

Admission Requirements / Application Documents

PLEASE NOTE that, except for the Technical Director programme, the vast majority of lessons are held in German. Online Registration and all information documents are therefore also in German (except for Technical Director, where a good command of the English language is required). The documents can be viewed on the German language version of this page.

Applicants must submit their high school diploma, proof of practical experience in the film and media industry and specific application documentation.

Proof of practical training submitted with applications must have been provided by production firms, TV broadcasters, film distributors and media enterprises. The Filmakademie also provides practical training, experience of which can be also listed in applications. However, this may not include practical training being carried out in the course of current film productions. 

We will be happy to send you our application documentation on condition that you send us a postpaid DIN A4 envelope to the value of EUR 1.45 and indicate the program you wish to apply for.

Application Procedure and Deadlines

  • Applications must be submitted by February 15 or May 15, depending on the study course or subject area (date of postmark) for courses beginning in the following September/October
  • The academy will send confirmation of receipt of your application and general information concerning examination dates
  • Pre-selection (without presence of applicants)
  • Notification of invitation to entrance examination
  • Entrance examinations
  • Notification of acceptance or refusal
  • Return of submitted application documentation

Please note: No information will be provided by telephone regarding acceptance or refusal.