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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

Studio Babelsberg and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) today celebrated more than a century of creativity and


Studio Babelsberg will be celebrating its 110th anniversary on 12 February, 2022. The world's oldest large-scale film


TPG Real Estate Partners (“TREP”), the dedicated real estate equity investment platform of alternative asset firm TPG,


Studio Babelsberg’s main shareholder, Filmbetriebe Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, has today entered an agreement with the


Social Media

"Gegen Hass im Netz“ ist die neue Initiative der @deutschetelekom für ein respektvolles Miteinander im Netz. Der dazugehörige Spot mit beeindruckendem Chor auf leeren Straßen wurde in unserer Außenkulisse Metropolitan Backlot im #StudioBabelsberg gedreht. 🎬 #GegenHassimNetz ♢ REPOST from...


Check out the new teaser of @volucap, the #Volumetriccapture studio at #StudioBabelsberg! ♢ Featuring the latest work and groundbreaking technology for film, #VirtualReality, #AugmentedReality, games, industry and much more…


Berlin premiere of NO NAME RESTAURANT aka NICHT GANZ KOSCHER, co-produced by #StudioBabelsberg. One mission, two men, three religions...and a camel 🐪 In cinemas August 4, 2022 ♢ 📸: @projectimages, stills: ©️ enigma Film


Danke für den perfekten Tag nach der Preisverleihung #Lola22 ♢ #StudioBabelsberg und Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg #Filmpreisbrunch 📸: Projectimages & Sebastian Gabsch - Fotografie


Thank you for the perfect day after! #StudioBabelsberg & #Medienboard #Filmpreisbrunch #Lola22 📸: @sebastian_gabsch_fotografie, @hinzgucker ♢


Hello summer! #StudioBabelsberg bees are busy again 🐝☀️ Happy to continue our cooperation with our local partner and #beekeeper @salubria_honey - beehive adoption for more biodiversity #sustainability and #responsibility on our #studiolot ♢ #savethebees #bienenpatenschaft #imkerei


Für alle Matrix-Fans: Heute erscheint MATRIX RESURRECTIONS auf DVD, Blu-ray und VOD in Deutschland! 💥 Der vierte Teil des revolutionären Matrix-Franchise von Lana Wachowski entstand im #StudioBabelsberg. In einem Home Entertainment Special ist u.a. zu sehen, wie Cast und Crew die spektakulärsten...


Exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes of 1899! Get a first glimpse of the upcoming mystery series #1899netflix and its production at DARK BAY GmbH virtual production studio at #StudioBabelsberg! Showrunner duo Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar explain how 1899 was brought to life using the volume...


First official teaser for the mystery series 1899! Filmed at @dark_bay_official – one of Europe's largest, most modern LED studios for virtual film productions at #StudioBabelsberg. ♢ Coming soon to @netflixde. By the showrunner duo @jantjefriese and @baranboodar. #darkbayofficial...


+++ Tischler gesucht +++ Wir suchen ab sofort #Tischler (m/w/d) für den Bau von Filmkulissen und Dekorationen im #StudioBabelsberg, in Vollzeit und befristet. Wenn Du Lust hast, an spannenden Projekten für Kino, TV, Events und Ausstellungen in unseren modernen Werkstätten direkt neben den Studios...


110 years of Studio Babelsberg

We celebrate our 110th anniversary. 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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