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Tallinn University Bachelor in Audiovisual Media
Tallinn University

Bachelor in Audiovisual Media

Tallinn, Estonia

3 Years


Full time

01 Jul 2024*

01 Sep 2024

EUR 2,400 / per semester


* non-EU/EEA citizens residing in estonia, have a valid estonian TRP I EU/EEA citizens residing in estonia, have a valid estonian id-card

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We offer an international education with a study program dedicated to film and audiovisual storytelling for different distribution platforms starting from the Internet and ending with cinemas. We believe in a team-based filmmaking model with doing it yourself approach leaning into creative & indie narrative-driven stories and creating live and pre-recorded TV to high broadcast standards. You can master the technical field by studying editing, cinematography, lighting, color grading, sound recording, and sound design or venture onto the creative track gaining skills in producing, screenwriting, assistant directing, and directing.

The study program's aim is to teach and explore STORYTELLING in different audiovisual forms: documentary/fiction/series/multicam/broadcast/ advertising/corporate /music video.

During the studies, you will focus on three elements: StorytellingCreativity, and Development. Students will work on projects from their inception, from creating the story to pitching, packaging, shooting, and post-production.

Are you more interested in the creative or the technical side of filmmaking? You can choose between two branches:

Creative Module:

  • Script Writing
  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Assistant Director

Technical Module:

  • Editing
  • Colorist
  • Cinematographer
  • Gaffer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Recordist

All students will learn the basic tools of filmmaking from script writing and packaging to video production and post-production but within the selected branch Creative or Technical students will get more in-depth knowledge and skills in their respective areas.

Studies take place in a multicultural environment, with students working side-by-side with professors and fellow students from many different countries. The Media study program offers a good balance between practical and theoretical studies. Student productions and creative assignments are developed and produced in teams, using up-to-date equipment and newly built production facilities. Students will learn how to use industry-standard programs like ProTools, Davinci Resolve Studio, and high-end studio and field equipment ranging from DSLR cameras to ARRI Amira.

Why Baltic Film, Media, and Arts School?

  • Baltic Film, Media, and Arts School (BFM) has more than 20 years of teaching experience.
  • Graduates leave with an extensive portfolio of films and audio-visual content for further careers, plus an internationally validated university degree.
  • BFM believes in a hands-on approach.
  • Internship possibilities in different media enterprises and also in Estonian Public Broadcasting.
  • Lectures at BFM are given by well-known filmmakers and media professionals in Estonia such as Miguel Llanso Pinilla, Astrida Konstante, Dirk Hoyer, Marianna Kaat, Michael Andrew Keerdo-Dawson, Mart Raun, Kaur Kokk, Katariina Unt, Mihkel Ulk, Priit Pääsuke, Lili Pilt, Liis Nimik, Marianna Ostrat, and many others.
  • The university provides students with a state of the art facilities and equipment. BFM building houses Estonia’s first 4K cinema hall, film and sound studios, and editing rooms.
  • BFM has over 30 partner universities in Europe and China, which offers a truly exciting mix of cultures that creates an invaluable professional network for your later career.
  • Scholarships available



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