FITS - Film & Television School Europe


Reflections on the International Broadcasting Convention by program participant Matt Christensen... Read more



Directing a Narrative short, written by our program participant Emily Daniel... Read more



"A great city to lose oneself in" says our program participant Sean Krimmel... Read more



An Interview with Cornelia Schönwald, the Lead Actress of the short movie "Brötchen"... Read more



Reflections on shooting 16mm film by program participant Shan Liljestrand... Read more!


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Film 16 Tour – Bad Honnef

On October 18, 2012, the students woke up at 10:00am and were brought to Bad Honnef by bus. We arrived at a small house in the Suburbs and had no idea what to expect. A small, elderly man who held a film development company in his own house met us and we were very surprised to learn that he had built all of his own equipment as well as the cameras. His name was Mr. Rings and he lived with his wife and Chihuahua in a reasonably sized home....

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Host Families

It has been over three months since I’ve been abroad, living in a foreign country away from not only America but also my family and friends. Having been raised in Maryland and then choosing to go to school 3000 miles away was a tough decision. I grew up in a really tight-knit family. People used to ask me if I went so far away to college to get away from my family; that couldn’t be further from the truth. I would call my parents nearly every day ...

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The Sunday of a Lifetime

Did you realize that Cologne has in fact five seasons? And I grew up for years in Chicago thinking that four was enough, but then I came here and realized what we’ve all been missing out on. In November of every year, Cologne kicks off it’s fifth season called Carnival at 11:11am on 11/11. It’s one day of complete and utter craziness with costumes, singing, dancing, etc. The Carnival season is then suspended during Advent and Christmas ....

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