The Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg was founded in 1991 as a non-profit limited liability company. Today, it is one of the most renowned international film schools. The project-oriented curriculum triggers learning by doing during all the different stages of a film and television production and thus makes studying at the Filmakademie a unique experience. More than 300 highly qualified experts from the film and media business instruct the students and take care of their projects. On top of that, the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg has enhanced its international appeal by introducing the Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris and established its own Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction. Under the direction of Prof. Thomas Haegele, the Institute, founded in 2002, has developed into one of the most successful educational institutions in Germany, enjoying an excellent reputation worldwide. It offers a practice-oriented curriculum with an emphasis on Animation and Interactive Media classes and various specializations. Animated films that were created at the Filmakademie have already won numerous awards at national and international festivals. The selection of films shown at Animateka showcases a variety of original creative works from Animation and Interactive Media students, ranging from artistically ambitious animation to photorealistic effects.
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