SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Film & Motion Design

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 7 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 210 ECTS
  • €690/Month
  • No foundation year necessary
  • In accreditation
  • university cooperations
  • Full time

Telling stories and creating cinematic designs. Producing spots, short films and animations. Study (B.A.) Film & Motion Design in Berlin and learn how to direct, revise and post-produce movies and transport them to the big screen.

  • English
  • summer & winter semester | SRH Gera collaboration
Film & Motion Design degree student with a camara

Your course content

Designing and producing films

Our B.A. Film & Motion programme is your ticket to the movie industry. Learn how to write scripts and produce films from the initial idea to screening. We will teach you camera and editing skills, storytelling, directing, post-production and digital techniques as well as 2D and 3D visualisation.

In addition to film theory, dramaturgy, lighting and sound technology, your curriculum will include innovative narrative approaches as well as interactive campaigns, short films, music clips and commercials for the big screen.

Motion design is the movie industry's biggest field of innovation. Combined with traditional film formats, it makes for a unique study programme that teaches professional skills in directing, camera techniques, editing or post-production.

Your career perspectives

Director, cameraman, motion design...

The B.A. Film & Motion Design focuses on film and cinematic commissions for the communication industry. The Berlin School of Design and Communication provides you with the latest hardware and software for your film projects. Large studios, a film and motion studio, 4K camera technology, editing and post-production workstations, lighting and sound equipment help you realise your cinematic ideas.

As an expert in audiovisual design, you are a sought-after expert in film production companies, in advertising agencies, communication agencies and TV stations.

Possible careers include:

  • Motion designer
  • Director
  • Creative producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Cutter
  • TV designer

In addition, the internationally-recognised Bachelor of Arts degree gives you access to numerous postgraduate and master's programmes at home and abroad.

Winner & Public Award Winner

2022 Pro Carton Student Video Award

Interview with head of programme Prof. Gilbert Beronneau on participating in and winning the 2022 Pro Carton Student Video Award.

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Films by our students

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Curriculum B.A. Film & Motion Design

Your curriculum

7 Semester 210 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Dramaturgy and Directing I

    5
  • Basics of Design I

    5
  • Basics of Design II

    5
  • Design/Communication Studies

    5
  • Media Lab Photography

    5
  • Elective Design I

    5
2. Semester
  • Film Studies

    5
  • Motion Design I

    5
  • Sound Design I

    5
  • Design/Media Studies

    5
  • Media Lab Film

    5
  • Elective Design II

    5
3. Semester
  • Communication Strategy Design

    5
  • Dramaturgy and Directing II

    5
  • Sound Design II

    5
  • Research and Aesthetics I

    5
  • Camera Technology

    5
  • Elective Design III

    5
4. Semester
  • Film Production I

    5
  • Motion Design II

    5
  • SRH Elective

    5
  • SRH Lab Project

    5
  • Project-based Work

    5
  • Elective Design IV

    5
5. Semester
  • Internship

    20
  • Free Project

    10
6. Semester
  • Integrated Production I

    5
  • Motion Design III

    5
  • Academic Colloquium

    5
  • Research and Aesthetics II

    5
  • Film Production II

    5
  • Elective Design V

    5
7. Semester
  • Integrated Production II

    5
  • Innovative Feature/Report

    5
  • Entrepreneurship/Media Law/Job Application

    5
  • Writing Workshop

    5
  • Bachelor's Thesis

    10
Admission requirements

Our requirements

Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of all applicants. Our admission requirements are in accordance with German legal stipulations. 

The basic requirements are:

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife). In case you have not graduated yet, please apply with your existing transcripts or your latest interim certificate. However, we need your final degree certificate before you can start your studies.
  • Please note that applicants with foreign degrees might be eligible for direct entry. This means that applicants who meet the requirements DON'T need to do a foundation year before starting their Bachelor's.
  • Portfolio with about 2 - 3 works from the cinematic field (e.g. script, scenic sketches, storyboard or links to finished works on Vimeo or YouTube) - please refer to the guidelines
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

You do not qualify for direct entry? Join our preparatory course and get qualified to start your Bachelor’s degree at SRH.

Next available courses

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS/ IELTS ONLINE (academic) 6.5 on average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required
  • Duolingo 110 points
Fees and Funding

Your tuition fees

As a state-recognised, private university, SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences is financed by tuition fees. This revenue goes towards equipping our campus, providing services for our students, and quality assurance. In this way we ensure that you receive the best possible education under optimal study conditions.

Tuition fees

  • EUR 690 / month (Citizenship EU/EEA incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine)
  • EUR 4,725 / semester (Citizenship non-EU/non-EEA)

Enrolment fee

  • EUR 750 (Citizenship EU/EEA incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland and Ukraine)
  • EUR 1000 (Citizenship non-EU/non-EEA)

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. More information about our fees.

Funding

Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

Please find the Application and Late Arrival deadlines here.

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in practice-oriented tasks in small teams
  • You can concentrate on what's important in 5-week-blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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