The Museum für Film und Fernsehen is a place of discovery for the entire family. Through tours and workshops, visitors young and old can explore the medium of film and its history, make their own movies, or experience Potsdamer Platz as a film location. The tours and workshops must be booked in advance through the Museum Service Berlin.
Children’s Tour: Animated Films and Techniques
What makes images on television and in the cinema move? When did images start talking and what animation techniques were first used? During a guided tour through the permanent exhibition, young visitors are given the answers to these and countless other questions related to cartoons and animation techniques.
The tour begins with the pioneers of German film. It then moves through the early years of German cinema, and explains the beginnings of sound film. How images are manually and individually animated is demonstrated by silent film classics like METROPOLIS.
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: 60 euros (plus 2 euros admission per child, 3 euros per adult)
Group size: max. 20
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: 45 euros (plus 2 euros admission per child, 3 euros per adult)
Group size: max. average class size
We can design an individual birthday program with tours, workshops, and much more to meet your individual requests. A combination of diverse offers revolving around the world of moving images will transform a birthday into a special experience. The following program can be booked, for example:
Tour and Workshop – Animated Films
How long have cartoons been around? Which animation techniques are used in film and how do they function? During a guided tour through the permanent exhibition on film, young visitors are given the answers to these and countless other questions related to cartoons and animation techniques. Following the tour, the children develop their own storyboard for a short cartoon and turn it into a film. They create it frame by frame using a two-dimensional technique called cutout animation, as well as a light box and a digital video camera.
Duration: approx. 4 hours
Price: 210 / 360 euros
Group size: max. 10 / 20