Babelsberger FILMUNIversum

Impressive, short documentaries from Germany's oldest and largest film school

The initiative "Babelsberger FILMUNIversum" by the Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF and rbb presents a selection of documentary short films every year in which students tell about their view of things and the world. For more than six and a half decades, students have been learning filmmaking at the Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Film University - as cameramen, directorial talents and actors, among others. It is the oldest and largest film school in Germany - since 2014 it has had university status. Film greats such as Thomas Brasch, Andreas Dresen, Bjarne Mädel, Aelrun Goette and Winfried Junge studied at Babelsberg. Those who pass the entrance exam here learn to tell the world cinematically. What happens year after year in the "Filmfabrik" in Babelsberg? What do the first documentary films of the up-and-coming filmmakers look like? Since 2020, "Babelsberg FILMUNIversium" - a joint initiative of Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF and rbb media - grants a FIRST LOOK at current documentaries. The short films have been licensed for the portal and can be experienced on this collection.