"It was it was absolutely fantastic. I would love to go back to Germany and work again. I have never worked with a more solid group of actors and crew members in my life. They were all completely committed." Kate Winslet, Actress, "The Reader"
Tonkreuz Germany Sound Stages: Tonkreuz, total area: 22,600 sq. ft.
Neue West Germany Sound Stages: Neue West, total area: 7147 sq. ft.
Neue Ost Germany Sound Stages: Neue Ost, total area: 7147 sq. ft.
fx.Center Our fx.Center offers three broadly equipped sound stages for film, television, and commercial production
Neue Film 1 Germany Sound Stages: Neue Film 1, total area: 69,640 sq. ft.
Neue Film 2 Germany Sound Stages: Neue Film 2, total area: 91,070 sq. ft.
Back Lots Our spacious back lots and the flexible back lot set “Berliner Street”, offer a wide range of existing exterior sets and space for new construction.
Aircraft Mock-up Aircraft Mock-up: Studio Babelsberg offers a detailed replica of the modern aircraft for filming near Berlin, Germany.
Water Tank Water and Underwater Filming: Studio Babelsberg offers Germany’s largest indoor water tank. The water tank can be used for film, TV and commercial productions of any scope and complexity.
Production Services Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures - the perfect production partner for your shoot in Germany and elsewhere. Get more information on our production services and film incentives in Germany.
Co-productions Studio Babelsberg act as co-producer or experienced production service service supporting international and local prdducers.
Set Construction The Art Department is the creative and technical heart of Studio Babelsberg. We plan and realize the complete set construction for film and TV projects.
Film Studio Babelsberg have built a solid reputation of planning and executing highly realistic film sets and providing technical expertise that internationally producers and directors around the world have come to rely on.
Television Studio Babelsberg plan and build sets for talk shows, series and made-for-TV movies.
Theater In collaboration with national and international artists - the Art Department Studio Babelsberg plan and build backdrops for theater and opera.
Exhibitions The Studio Babelsberg media designers and architects brings together text, exhibition objects and multi media interaction.
Brandlands The Art Department Studio Babelsberg provides for the creation of brand and corporate worlds a comprehensive and complex full-service.
Theme Parks The Art Department Studio Babelsberg implemented brandscapes and theme parks (brandscapes) based on the know-how from major film productions.
Events Studio Babelsberg Art Department: We implement events, corporate events and parties based on our know-how from major film productions.
Special Construction The Art Department Studio Babelsberg created prototypes (mock-ups) as a template for serial production.
Props | Costumes | Make up As Germany’s market leader in production design, Art Department Studio Babelsberg offers every service you might require for your production or special event.
Props The Studio Babelsberg props and set dressing warehouse offers more than one million props from every and any historical period.
Costume Department Studio Babelasberg has more than 250,000 costumes for film and television productions, stored with loving care in its on-the-lot warehouse.
Make-up Studio Studio Babelsberg Make-up studio serves German and international film and TV productions as well as theatres and special events.
Board of Directors The Board of Directors of Studio Babelsberg AG: Dr. Carl L. Woebcken, President and Chief Executive Officer Studio Babelsberg AG, Managing Director Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures; Christoph Fisser, Vice President Studio Babelsberg AG; Marius Schwarz Chief Financial Officer Studio Babelsberg AG
Executives Managing Directors Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures: Henning Molfenter, Dr. Carl L. Woebcken; Art Department Studio Babelsberg: Michael Düwel
Board of Supervisors Studio Babelsberg AG, Board of Supervisors: Dr. Christian Franckenstein, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors; Dr. Roland Folz Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, CFO; Dr. Bertrand Malmendier, Member of the Board of Supervisors
About us Since 1912 film history has been made in Studio Babelsberg. We are the oldest large-scale studio complex in the world and one of Europe’s leading service providers for feature films and TV productions. Studio Babelsberg is involved in many film productions as a producer as well as increasing film financier.
History Studio Babelsberg will celebrate its 100th anniversary - we invite you to take a look at the history of the world’s oldest large-scale film studio.
1912 to 1932 The first film production in Babelsberg: "The Dance of Death" by Urban Gad, February 1912. The Universum Film AG (UFA) produced 1926 "Metropolis" by Fritz Lang.
1933 to 1945 Apart from the propaganda films during this time entertainment movies are made: "Munchausen", "The Feuerzangenbowle" with Heinz and Hans Albers.
1946 to 1990 In May 1946 the German-Soviet joint-stock company "DEFA" was founded. Her first film, "Die Mörder sind unter uns" by Wolfgang Staudte, with Hildegard Knef und Ernst Wilhelm Borchert.
1990 to 2004 The former DEFA film studios in Babelsberg will be sold to the company Compagnie Generale des Eaux (Vivendi Universal) in 1992.
2004 to present In July 2004, Vivendi Universal sells Studio Babelsberg to FBB – Filmbetriebe Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, operated by Dr. Carl Woebcken and Christoph Fisser.
Dates & Events On the website of Studio Babelsberg AG, you will find selected events, concerts and film launches.
Current Productions Studio Babelsberg download area: Screenshot of our film productions, photos from the movie set, press conferences
Studio Booklets Studio Babelsberg download area brochures: Production Services, ateliers, stages, film studios, props, costume studio.
Board of Management Studio Babelsberg download section: Photos of the board members Dr. Carl L. Woebcken, Christoph Fisser, Marius Schwarz
Studio lot Studio Babelsberg download section: Photos and aerial photos of our sound stages, back-lots and aircraft mock-up.
Studio Tour Our Studio Tour gives you a rare behind-the-scenes-look at the departments of Studio Babelsberg: costume or make-up studio, the props department or the carpentry, the legendary Marlene-Dietrich-Stage or the backlot.
Commitment As a company with a long tradition we are aware of our social and cultural responsibility. Studio Babelsberg’s multifaceted corporate commitment focuses on supporting young talents and upcoming filmmakers.
Links On these pages you will find links to film funding and tax incentives, investment promotion, training and education, festivals, fairs, museums, archives, databases, broadcasters, production companies, stages, associations and organizations.
Contact Persons On these pages you will find the following contacts: Management, Stage Rental, Production Services, Co-production, set construction, props, costumes, masks, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations.
Map of the Studio Lot On these pages you will find the map of the studio lot and the ground plan to download (PDF).
Directions Getting here: On these pages you can download the directions to the Filmstudios Babelsberg.