The Bavarian Press Academy provides journalistic education from basic classes for trainees to management seminars for chief editors in all categories, in corporate communication and in classic public relations. Its offer also includes new trends like “mobile publishing”.
The Academy for New Media, which is located in Kulmbach, offers diverse seminars and workshops. It is important to the Academy to provide up-to-the-minute contents in its trainings. Currently, one can take part in seminars that cope with the broadcaster, online journalist and video reporter “crossmedia”.
The Bavaria Film is one of the biggest and most tradition-steeped media companies in Europe. The film city Geiselgasteig in the south of Munich – where the company is based – is the center of an international network of subsidiaries and cooperation partners around the world.
The Bavarian Academy for Television was the first German media school that specialized entirely in television and practical training in regard to television journalism, cinematography, cut and video editing or visual effects (VFX). Since 1994, it has provided education for tomorrow´s professionals in the range of television.
The Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting is in charge of commercial broadcasting in Bavaria. It licenses, promotes and monitors private radio and television programmes and services.
The Bavarian Film Center is the business incubator for emerging companies in the field of media. Located on the site of the Bavarian Film GmbH, it provides office premises, an extensive network and professional advice to creative startups and budding producers.
The FilmFernsehFonds Bayern is the pivotal drop-in center for the promotion of film, games and television in Bavaria. The Free State of Bavaria, the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting, the Bavarian Broadcasting Service, public-service broadcaster ZDF as well as commercial television providers ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL are among its shareholders.
The Garching Center for Technology and Business (gate) was established in the context of a high tech strategy coined by the Free State of Bavaria in 1999. By means of gate, scientific and economic advantages in Bavaria are expanded and aligned internationally. It is the bridge between the scientific development of ideas and the establishment of a company with products which are ready for the market. Hence, gate serves as a link between researchers and entrepreneurs.
The MediaCampus Bavaria a is a registered association which was founded by the Free State of Bavaria in cooperation with 13 educational and advanced training institutes in 1998. Today, the umbrella organization includes 112 members. Its aims are encouragement, advice and coordination as wells as basic and continued education in the field of media.
WERK1 Munich is a business incubator and hot spot for the digital economy in Munich. It is the first drop-in center for the web economy and the Bavarian games community. Apart from diverse options like co-working, business premises, an area for events and flexible alternatives for meetings, WERK1 also provides a founder-friendly handling of rental concepts and extensive common activities.