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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

Filming of MATRIX 4 and UNCHARTED completed


At Studio Babelsberg Group, the health and wellbeing of our staff, film teams, and partners on the lot is our top


A HIDDEN LIFE directed by Terrence Malick will celebrate its world premiere in competition of the 72th Cannes Film


The Studio Babelsberg AG shareholders' meeting passed all items on the agenda today by a large majority. These included


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+++ Praktikum zu vergeben +++   Du möchtest lernen, wie ein Filmstudio organisiert ist? Du kennst jemanden, der „irgendwas mit Medien“ studiert? Bekomme Einblicke hinter die Kulissen bei einem Praktikum in der #StudioBabelsberg Production Service-Abteilung. Wir suchen ab sofort einen Praktikanten...


Happy to celebrate the German premiere of @withoutremorsemovie with the amazing crew & cast from #Berlin and Brandenburg. Thank you!💥💥💥 Co-produced by & filmed at #StudioBabelsberg. Coming soon! #WeLoveMakingMovies #WithoutRemorse #Gnadenlos #MichaelBJordan ♢


Building the DARK BAY - Virtual Production Stage at #StudioBabelsberg ♢ @dark_bay_official #darkbayofficial #darkbayvirtualproduction #bayofinnovation #virtualproduction


5 years of our #MetropolitanBacklot! In 2016 Europe’s most extensive and modern backlot opened at #StudioBabelsberg. Looking fantastic in every season. Convertible into any city and any era. ☀️🌆 #WeLoveMakingMovies #BabelsbergStory #BabelsbergSoundStages ♢


World premiere, delightful new poster and great new images: #WesAnderson’s THE FRENCH DISPATCH premieres at the 74th @festivaldecannes this summer!✨ We are so excited that this wonderful film and #StudioBabelsberg co-production will finally hit the big screen! In theaters in October 2021. ...


Die langersehnte Premiere steht endlich fest: Unsere Koproduktion THE FRENCH DISPATCH feiert Weltpremiere auf den 74. Internationalen Filmfestspielen von Cannes! 🎉🌴 #TheFrenchDispatch ist eine weitere tolle Zusammenarbeit zwischen Wes Anderson und #StudioBabelsberg. Nach den Erfolgsfilmen GRAND...


Bereit für die skrupellose Rache in GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE? 💥💥🥤 Der offizielle Trailer ist da! 🤩 #WeLoveMakingMovies #StudioBabelsberg ♢


GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE opens in cinemas this summer 💥♢ The action thriller @gunpowdermilkshake about three generations of assassins directed by Navot Papushado starring @karengillan, @iamlenaheadey, @carlagugino, @chloecolemanact, @michelleyeoh_official, @im.angelabassett, and Paul Giamatti was filmed...


Der Countdown zum ersten Trailer von GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE geht los! ⏱🥤🔫 Wir sind gespannt auf die Action mit Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh und Angela Bassett. 💥 Gedreht in und koproduziert von #StudioBabelsberg und ab 26. August im Kino! #GunpowderMilkshake...


Heute vor 75 Jahren wurde die DEFA gegründet 🎬 Hunderte Filme entstanden im Filmstudio Babelsberg und sind bis heute prägend. Wir erinnern an diesen wichtigen Teil der über 100-jährigen Geschichte des Standortes Babelsberg und bedanken uns vor allem bei der DEFA Stiftung und dem Filmmuseum Potsdam,...


Metropolitan Backlot

Four street settings in different architectural styles with numerous courtyards are convertible into any city in the world thanks to the flexible modular construction of the backlot.

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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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August-Bebel-Str. 26-53
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