Catalyst events

Guest lectures, open days, workshops, showcases and more

School events

All events are open to the public - some require prior registration. Schedules are always in current local time for Germany – Berlin.

Monthly online sessions to meet our tutors and get to know more about our courses. Registration links:

Online support sessions.

  • Wednesday 29 March, 10:00 CET
  • Wednesday 5 April, 10:00 CET
  • Wednesday 12 April, 10:00 CET
  • Wednesday 19 April, 16:00 CET
  • Wednesday 3 May, 10:00 CET
  • Wednesday 17 May, 16:00 CET
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Join us for a tour of our school and facilities

  • Saturday 22 April, 11:00 CET
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A live tour of our spaces and facilities combined with programme-specific group sessions with our tutors and students.

  • Date TBC
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Learn more about multidisciplinary approach to visual effects for film productions, audiovisual projects, gaming and digital arts.

  • Please request recording of last session from Admissions.

Support and guidance on how to approach your M.A project proposal.

  • Please request recording of last session from Admissions.

Guest sessions

Our guest speakers come from a range of backgrounds and experiences and offer inspiring food for thought directly from the real world. From intimate and informal conversations to getting down and dirty with technique, these sessions reflect the exciting diversity of talent and expertise in today’s music, film and acting industries. Our guests get as much out of the experience as you do!

Interested in joining one of our sessions or proposing a workshop? Get in touch with our team.

Guests that have joined our panels and workshops:

Some of the guests that have joined our guest sessions, panels and workshops:

  • Olivia Block (multimedia artist and composer)
  • John Ayres (tour manager for  Booka Shade, Squarepusher, Tiga, Diplo, Shapeshifter and Major Lazer
  • Marten Persiel (award winning Filmmaker, author and commercial director. Film: This Ain’t California)
  • Louis Balsan (Films Boutique marketing)
  • Rebekah Teasdale (DJ, producer, model)
  • Mad Zach (artist)
  • Sam Potter (Late of the Pier band member)
  • Florence Jimenez Otto (Music industry - coaching for creatives)
  • Zazuka (Zeina Azouqah - film composer, sound designer and songwriter)
  • Headless Horseman (music producer)
  • Maria Chavez (abstract turntablist)
  • Devin Shacket (actress and coach)
  • Franziska Margarete Hoenisch (director Club Europa)
  • "Bob" Ostertag (experimental sound artist, political activist and writer)
  • Stefanie Reinhard (DoP Club Europa)
  • Rafael Toral (film score composer)
  • Jonty Skrufff (musical artist)
  • A Guy Called Gerald (DJ and producer)
  • Mark Reeder (musician, producer, label manager for Joy Division) 
  • Tarik Barri (audiovisual composer)
  • Erta Ale (DJ, house & techno producer)
  • Perera Elsewhere (experimental electronic music producer)
  • Mike Bullock (composer, intermedia artist and writer)
  • Antenes (DJ, producer and electronics artist)
  • Ansom
  • Universal Music A&R 
  • Emika (electronic music producer, sound designer and DJ)
  • Jan st Werner (producer, sound innovator)
  • Gordon Raphael (record producer and musician)
  • Doc Daneeka (DJ/producer)
  • Sampology (Artist, DJ and producer)
  • Hainbach (electro-acoustic music composer and performer)

Join us this summer at Funkhaus!

4-week short courses in music, film and acting at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels starting from June.

Dialogues

This series aims to open up conversations around issues that affect you and your future as a professional creative practitioner. The dialogues take the form of a student-led panel with facilitator, relevant industry guest and up to four of our students. With an audience and a wider Q&A after, this safe space allows for intimate discussion on important items and aims to bring about positive change.

TUNE IN

Etikett Radio is our very own student-run radio station broadcasting 24/7, with live shows three days a week. If you want to be involved, whether that’s hosting a show or behind the scenes running the station, we recruit for new hosts and team members in the first few weeks of term.