Film Academy Baden-Württemberg
Founded in 1991, Filmakademie Baden - Württemberg is one of the world's most famous film schools. More than 450 students are involved in a learning-by-doing experience, guided by 350 experts who supervise their projects throughout the entire process, from the initial idea to the final production. The German academy was listed several times by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 10 best international film schools and received numerous awards, including four Student Oscars.
Every year, the school produces more than 250 films created by a team of students attending classes of cinema, advertising film, animation, cinematography, documentary film, editing, fiction film, film music, film sound, interactive media, motion design, production, production design, screenwriting and TV journalism.
The academy includes the Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris, a one-year postproduction program for future European film producers, as well as the Institute of Animation, Visual Effect and Digital Postproduction, where students are trained on animation and interactive media.
About the Talents
Director and AuthorRead more
Luzie Loose studies fiction film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Through filmmaking she travelled the world and worked in cities such as Paris, Istanbul and Tokyo. Alongside studying in Ludwigsburg, she finished her studies at the Berlin University of Arts and shot a project at the prestigious La Fémis in Paris.
Director of PhotographyRead more
Before starting to study cinematography at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2010, Markus Gebhart already worked for a variety of companys in the film industry throughout Germany, shooting his own promotional films. In 2015 he moved to Berlin working as a freelance cinematographer on commercial and fiction projects.
Born 1990 in London, Leslie-Alina Schäfer grew up in Berlin. She worked for a number of different renowned employers in the film industry. Since she studies film production at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, she shot a number of fiction and documentary short films, well received at festivals all over the world.
Film MusicRead more
Singer, composer and music producer Malakoff Kowalski lives in Berlin. In 2009 he released his first Solo-Album. He composed the original scores for five of Klaus Lemke’s feature films. In 2012, Kowalski released another album, which was a collaboration with painter Daniel Richter, novelist Maxim Biller and Klaus Lemke.