Production management: the key competence for media producers

Planning, cost calculation and management for film, TV and streaming productions on digital channels – there is strong demand for these skills in the highly dynamic world of movies, television and global streaming services. In addition to the latest production know-how, a comprehensive understanding of the relevant aspects of business and law is essential for professionals in these areas, as are project management skills.

Our Production Management for Film, Television and Streaming bachelor degree offers you precisely this combination – an in-demand mix of skills and knowledge that is rarely offered on courses for this career specialisation in Europe. The programme concentrates on areas where the business and creative sides of the industry meet, and also stands out for its innovative teaching approach. Many of the lecturers come from the film and media industry, which ensures a strong practical focus: our teaching staff include producers of high-profile films, television programmes and streaming shows for example.

Infosessions (in German)

Would you like to learn more about the degree programme Production Management for Film, Television and Streaming and have your individual questions answered? Then register now for our info sessions! The degree programme team will inform you about application and admission, study contents and career opportunities. The info sessions will be held in German.

Dates:
  • Wed, 17.04.2024, 3.30 - 4.30 pm (Campus Media Quarter Marx 3.4, 1030 Vienna)
  • Mon, 29.04.2024, 3.30 - 4.30 pm (online)
  • Tue, 14,05.2024, 2.30 - 3.30 pm (Campus Media Quarter Marx 3.4, 1030 Vienna)

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You can spontaneously join our online info sessions without registering. Just click on the link below:

>>Direct link for spontaneous participants

Open House: Meet a Buddy (in German)

We are opening the doors of our two campuses in the 2nd and 3rd districts to you:

As part of the Meet a Buddy events, you have the opportunity to get a taste of campus life and ask students your individual questions about studying at the FH BFI Vienna.

You can expect:

  • Insight into our study programme
  • Q&A sessions with Ambassador Buddies and students
  • Campus tours
  • FH goodies

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As a graduate you will be able to:

  • plan, organise and supervise film, TV and streaming productions using business methods and in line with the applicable legal requirements.
  • devise strategies and measures for financing audiovisual projects as well as business lines at media companies.
  • carry out operational planning for films, animations and cross-media productions.
  • plan and implement marketing strategies and sales activities.
  • support collaboration between producers, clients and production units, and supervise their work and related operations.
  • lead and manage the execution of creative projects in multi-professional contexts by employing creative techniques and leveraging your social and communication skills.
  • carry out and assume primary responsibility for quality assurance and production management control for media projects and production processes.
  • independently manage and oversee financing for complex projects and production processes using risk management and management control methods.
  • take responsibility and adopt a flexible approach for the development of your own skills and expertise, in line with professional requirements and corporate codes of conduct.

Typical career fields open to you after graduation:

  • Producer, executive producer for film, TV and streaming formats, creative producer
  • Line producer
  • Production manager for films, AV productions and advertisements
  • Location manager for films and AV productions
  • Financial controller for film productions
  • Visual effects specialist
  • Film and media marketing expert
  • Distribution and sales expert for film, TV and multimedia productions
  • Multimedia producer
  • Interface manager in media and multimedia companies

You can find more information in the current brochure of the degree programme (German)

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Frequently asked questions

The programme at a glance

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA

Length of programme

6 semesters

Mode of study

Full-time - Monday to Friday (daytime)

Place of study

Campus Media Quarter Marx 3.4
Maria Jacobi Gasse 1
1030 Vienna

Language of instruction

German

Credits

180 ECTS

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ student union fee)

Specialisation possible

In semesters 5 and 6, you can choose from two electives:

  • Fiktionales Produktionsmanagement or
  • Nonfiktionales Produktionsmanagement

Semester abroad

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend time at one of our partner universities. The suggested semester for your stay abroad is the 4th semester.

There is also a double degree agreement between the degree programme and the renowned Furtwangen University (HFU) from the 5th semester onwards.

Traineeship

in Semester 6

Admission procedure

  • Online admission test (multiple choice) (reading comprehension, English, mathematics, business administration and degree-programme-specific section)

Preparation for admissions procedure

For preparation, we recommend our preparatory script. You can also find more information in our "Bachelor Application and Admission Guide" under the info materials. No external courses are required.

Application period for EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 30 April

Admission requirements

For this degree programme, you need German language skills at CEFR level C1 and English language skills at level B2.

Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework

NQR 6

Field(s) of study (e.g. ISCED-F)

0410 Business and administration not further defined

Access to further studies

Graduates of university of applied sciences bachelor programmes may enroll in relevant master programmes at universities and universities of applied sciences.

<p>Lynn Schwarmes</p>

Lynn Schwarmes, BA

Coordinator

+43 1 720 12 86-350

lynn.schwarmes@fh-vie.ac.at

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