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Metropolitan Backlot

Your professional production partner for German and international films, series and commercial productions.

Studio Babelsberg is one of Europe’s largest film studio complexes, offering 21 state-of-the-art sound stages, flexible backlots and vast production facilities on a 42-acre lot. Take advantage of our exceptional production services, internationally experienced crews, and the diversity of attractive film locations, only a few steps from the vibrant city of Berlin that make Studio Babelsberg one of the most attractive film and TV production sites in Europe.

Press & News

Cinespace Studios has announced the acquisition of EUE/Screen Gems studio campuses in Atlanta and Wilmington. This


Studio Babelsberg AG and Cinespace Studios [1] announced today the Commercial Register registration of the domination


Chancellor Olaf Scholz visited Studio Babelsberg today in his capacity as directly elected member of parliament for his


The extraordinary general meeting of Studio Babelsberg AG yesterday approved the conclusion of a domination and profit


Social Media

The new season of BABYLON BERLIN was again partly filmed at #StudioBabelsberg and at our #MetropolitanBacklot. Take a look #BehindTheScenes. @babylonberlinseries season 4 is currently streaming on @ardmediathek and @skydeutschland! 📸: © Frédéric Batier, ARD, SKY #BabylonBerlin ♢ @xfilme...


Welcome back to the Panem universe! Watch the next trailer of THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES! In theaters November 17. #TheHungerGames The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is co-produced by and filmed at #StudioBabelsberg. #WeLoveMakingMovies ♢


Now playing: the action thriller RETRIBUTION starring #LiamNeeson on a high-speed chase through Berlin. Filmed at #StudioBabelsberg and in Berlin. Take a look #behindthescenes and at the sets built by our Art Department ... and go watch it in theaters! 📸 © STUDIOCANAL SAS, © Studio Babelsberg ...


You want to experience #LiamNeeson on a nerve-wracking ride through Berlin? Exclusive previews of the new action thriller RETRIBUTION – co-produced by and filmed at #Studio Babelsberg – in cinemas this weekend on September 9+10 at Germany’s KINOFEST, before it hits the cinemas next week, on...


Wochenrückblick: Bundeskanzler @olafscholz besuchte #StudioBabelsberg in seiner Funktion als direkt gewählter Abgeordneter für den Wahlkreis Potsdam. In einem Rundgang durch die Werkstätten unseres Art Departments – Malerei, Bildhauerei, 3D Labor – sprach Olaf Scholz mit Mitarbeitern und...


Welcome to Crotown! New music video NIE WEG by CRO, filmed at our #MetropolitanBacklot. Watch it via link in bio @cro. #StudioBabelsberg #Cro #NieWeg #dasbestevideoderwelt ♢


The mysterious journey starts soon... While transporting an unusual cargo from the Carpathians to London, the crew of the merchant ship Demeter is haunted by a presence on board as terrifying as it is gruesome. THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER hits US theaters August 11 and German theaters August 17!...


Capturing the Metropolitan Backlot in a one-shot drone flight by @skynamicdrone. Thank you for these exceptional flying pictures through the streets and yards of #StudioBabelsberg’s extensive backlot. #MetropolitanBacklot #Drone ♢


Liam Neeson, Berlin and non-stop action: Watch the first official trailer for #Retribution! The #StudioBabelsberg co-production hits theaters this summer. Repost from @lionsgate #LiamNeeson #MatthewModine #WeLoveMakingMovies ♢


Auch unsere Außenkulisse #MetropolitanBacklot wird in GERMAN GENIUS zum Star! 🌟 Die Serie, die u.a. im #StudioBabelsberg gedreht wurde, läuft auf Warner TV Comedy. #warnertvde #kidaramadan #mariafurtwängler #detlevbuck #volkerschlöndorff @germangenius ♢


111 years of Studio Babelsberg

We look back on 111 years of Studio Babelsberg. From METROPOLIS to MATRIX, from traditional filmmaking to innovative film technologies – read here the film history "made in Babelsberg".


Studio Babelsberg

Founded in 1912, Studio Babelsberg is the oldest large-scale studio complex in the world. Countless renowned filmmakers have worked with Studio Babelsberg, engaging the studio to produce legendary films, including Fritz Lang’s METROPOLIS and Josef von Sternberg’s THE BLUE ANGEL, starring Marlene Dietrich. Internationally acclaimed and successful movies like INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, BRIDGE OF SPIES or THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY keep the tradition of grand cinema alive.

Today, Studio Babelsberg is one of Europe’s leading service providers for feature films and TV productions and a one-stop-shop for German and international producers: With a complete set of services, one of a kind in Germany, all phases and areas of film production are covered at one location.


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