University of Television and Film Munich

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University of Television and Film Munich
HFF-Logo.png
Established July 19th, 1966
First course started 1967/68
Type Public
President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fuchs
Academic staff 84
Undergraduates 346
Location Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Departments 5
Affiliations CILECT
Website www.hff-muc.de
The building in which the HFF is

The University of Television and Film Munich (German: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München, HFF Munich) is a publicly funded film school in Munich, Germany. The school was established in 1966 by decree of the Bavarian government. The University of Television and Film Munich is one of Germany's most reputable film schools with about 350 students enrolled. Currently a new building in Munich city centre is being built to which the school will be moving in 2010. The school celebrated its 40th anniversary in November 2007.[1]

Courses[edit]

Application deadline is February 28 of any calendar year. The examination questions for new applicants can be downloaded or ordered by mail from the 15th of November.[2] The teacher to student ratio is about 1:9, the staff to student ratio is approximately 1:4.[3]

  • Department III - Film and Television Drama Directing (7-9 places)
    • Department III/K - Cinematography/Fiction (2-4 places)
    • Department III/D - Screenwriting/Fiction (2-4 places)
  • Department IV - Documentary Film and Television Reportage Directing (7-9 places)
    • Department IV/K - Cinematography/Documentary (2-4 places)
    • Department IV/D - Screenwriting/Documentary (2-4 places)
  • Department V - Film Production and Media Economics (10-15 places)

All students have to attend classes coordinated by departments I (Media and Communication Studies) and II (Media Technology).

Additionally, students have to choose from interdepartmental lectures in four fields:

  • Creative Writing
  • TV Journalism
  • Advertising

Distinguished Alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°06′33″N 11°35′54″E / 48.10916°N 11.59831°E / 48.10916; 11.59831

References[edit]

  1. ^ HFF Magazin 2008/2009, Editor: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
  2. ^ Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
  3. ^ HFF Magazin 2008/2009, Editor: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München