The next course begins on October 1, 2016.
You can download application instructions as a PDF for each concentration (scriptwriting, directing, production, and camera).
When submitting your application, please observe the following rules:
Applications must be submitted with an administration fee of 25 euros (the banking information is listed at the bottom of this page). Please transfer the amount to the account indicated and include proof of the bank transfer with your application.
Submit eight copies of your complete written application. Clearly mark the cover page of the original with "original" and the seven copies with "copy " .
Eight copies of the films required for applications in the fields of directing and camera must also be submitted on DVD. The DVDs must be labeled with your name and the title and length of the films. (Technical specifications for DVDs: Playback format: DVD-VIDEO (DVD-R and DVD+R). Formats such as S-VCD, VCD, DIVX, MPEG, and Blu-Ray will not be accepted.)
All eight copies of your application must have page numbers and be collated in the following order (a-g):
a) Application form with passport photo (available for download on the website)
b) Curriculum vitae
c) Texts, responses, and films required for submission
Only the original application need also contain the following documents, in this order:
d) Notarized copies proving fulfillment of application requirements:
- High school diploma or proof of an equivalent level of education
- Proof of a completed professional training program (including proof of specific activities) if applicable
- Undergraduate degree (you may send in documents pertaining to exams that you will take after the application period closes as soon as you can)
e) If applicable, notarized copies of certificates proving experience in the film sector
f) A passport photo in addition to the one on the application form, with your name written on the back
g) Two self-addressed adhesive labels for returning your documents and DVDs.
If you would like a confirmation of the receipt of your documents, enclose an appropriately formulated letter and a stamped envelope or a prepaid and addressed return postcard with the application documents.
The application documents should be submitted hole-punched, in simple folders (like paper loose-leaf binders). The DVDs must be attached to the inside of the folder with adhesive strips after the last page of the application. The cover page must clearly list your name and the chosen field of study. Please do not use staples, spiral binding, or similar devices!
Please place the extra passport photo and address labels in a small envelope, hole punch the envelope, and fasten it into the original application folder after the last page.
If you do not type your texts, please write legibly with a black pen in order to simplify further processing. If you are unable to submit any official documents on time for important reasons, state these reasons in your application and specify an expected date for the late filing of these documents. All other documents must be submitted by the deadline on March 31.
Send your application to:
Hamburg Media School
Subject: Application/Program (Scriptwriting, Directing, Production, Camera)
IBAN: DE64 2008 0000 0937 0900 00