Film | Cinema

Since 1911 Potsdam has been the cradle of film in Germany. In close proximity to the capital, directors and producers from Berlin find attractive, extraordinary, historical, architecturally valuable and appealing outdoor backdrops here. Outstanding infrastructure, competent professionals, and the diversified array of film, television and multimedia offer innovative media firms very good opportunities for growth and teamwork. Talent learns film’s craft in the internationally recognized Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, the oldest film university in Germany. The university’s film festival Sehsüchte is by now the biggest student film festival in Europe.

Film Festival 'Sehsüchte'

Sehsüchte is the biggest student film festival in Europe and the center of attention every year for hundreds of filmmakers from all over the world. Besides feature films, Sehsüchte shows and gives awards for documentaries and animated films as well.» more

Film Museum Potsdam

The Film Museum Potsdam is the oldest film museum in Germany and is located in the “Marstall”, the historic horse stables of the Prussian kings next to the City Palace.» more

Filmpark Babelsberg ... and action!

Everything pertaining to film is staged for visitors: set, props, costumes and technical equipment from yesterday to the present.» more

Media City Babelsberg

Far beyond the borders of Potsdam, the district Babelsberg is especially known as a media location.» more

Cinemas in Potsdam

Potsdam has several cinema locations. The spectrum of films shown includes the latest film productions as well as opportunities for fans of classic, cult, and experimental films.» more