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Babelsberg Film Studios, Berlin

Explore Babelsberg Film Studios on your university or college trip to Berlin.

The Babelsberg Film Studios, located in Potsdam-Babelsberg, is the oldest large-scale film studio in the world.

Founded in 1912, the studio is one of Europe’s leading service providers for major motion pictures, independent films, television and advertising productions.

The studio has been the setting for many famous directors to create their world-famous classics; from Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, George Clooney's The Monuments Men, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, Brian Percival's The Book Thief and even Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies. Even the young Alfred Hitchcock worked here as assistant director, famously stating: “Everything I had to know about filmmaking I learned in Babelsberg”.

The Babelsberg team is specialised in international projects and their vast studio area covers around 25,000 square metres; so there are ample opportunities to explore the studios twenty sound stages, exterior sets, first-class technical equipment and attractive shooting locations nearby.