Serial Storytelling (Master's program)
The Master's program Serial Storytelling at ifs internationale filmschule köln is Europe’s first and only Master’s program focusing on collaborative writing for series. Focusing on both local and international series markets, this intensive two-year degree program combines story development skills, collaboration techniques (»Writers’ Room«), and the innovative approach of artistic research.
Students work with highly acclaimed international guest speakers and scholars, such as Jane Espenson (»Battlestar Gallactica«, »Game of Thrones«), Kath Lingenfelter (»Westworld«), Lisa Albert (»Mad Men«), Annette Hess (»Ku’damm 56/69/63«), Oliver Kienle (»Bad Banks«) or Jeppe Gjervig Gram (»Borgen«). The program is supported by a number of industry partners, e.g. RTL, TVNOW, ZDF, SKY Deutschland, Série Series, Series Mania, and the Film Festival Cologne.
At a Glance
|Degree||Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|Type of program||Full-time program|
|Beginning of program||Winter semester, every other year|
|Program duration||4 semesters|
|Credits||120 ECTS credits|
|Language of instruction||
International track: English
German track: English and German
|Campus||ifs Köln (Mülheim site)|
|Application||Please visit the ifs website for information on the application process. More|