Shoot it yourself Workshop for Berlin based Musicians

May 29th – June 2nd and July 14th -16th 2017

The workshop is funded by Musicboard Berlin GmbH and requires no attendance fee. Catering, travel- or accommodation expenses are not included. Participants are selected by a defined jury only. The jury’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Application via e-mail only.


terms of application

Future participants can apply via e-mail only and need to fulfill the following conditions:

  • You or the band/artist you are shooting videos for have already started a professional career in the music business.
  • you and your band/artist are mainly based in Berlin.
  • you have a song along with an idea for a music video, which you will shoot and finish during the workshop.
  • you are available on BOTH dates to attend the workshop all-day and are prepared to shoot your video during the weeks in between.

The workshop will be held for 4 bands/artists. Each band/artist can participate with 3 persons max.




Please send everything in ONE e-mail, not bigger than 5MB.

  • a song, made by yourself or the band/artist you are shooting videos for (please mp3 only)
  • a music video treatment for this song (pdf)
  • information about yourself and/or the band/artist (pdf or Link)
  • links to your music and present videos
  • a proof that you and your band/artist are mainly based in Berlin (eg. ID or certificate of registration)

If you don’t agree on a publication of your and/or your bands’ name on this website, or other media related to the project, in case of a selection for this workshop, please let us know in your application.


  • a strong video idea
  • a makeable treatment
  • individuality of music

The selection is being made by a defined jury. The jury’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.


The jury members are

Anja Caspary
head of music department at radioeins/Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg,
Bild: ©rbb/Jim Rakete
Moses Schneider

music producer of Beatsteaks, Tocotronic, Annen May Kantereit and author of ‚The Alternative Workbook or how to pimp your Practice Room‘.

Stephanie von Beauvais

music video director and workshop leader


Announcement of workshop participants

The jury has decided. Congrats to the participants 2017:
Candice Gordon
Antique Heart
You are only massive


Workshop dates and topics

29.5. – 2.6. 2017 WORKSHOP PART 1

DAYS 1–3 | 29.5.-31.5. 11am-6pm
Intensive workshop with Stephanie von Beauvais on basic film know how and the approach to music clips. Practical experience with a wide range of low budget camera and lighting equipment. Experts on smartphone apps/gadgets and post production are also invited.

DAY 4 | 1.6.2017
Autonomous rework by the participants on their own treatment.

DAY 5 | 2.6.2017
Participant’s presentation of their music video treatment with following individual practical advice.

BETWEEN 3.6.-13.7.2017
Self organized pre production and shooting of their own video by the participants with one coaching day by Stephanie and a unique financial aid of 300€.

14.7. – 16.7.2017 WORKSHOP PART 2

DAYS 1 & 2 | 14. and 15.7.2017
Montage-workshop and editing of the footage on own devices under supervision of Stephanie and an expert on post production.

DAY 3 | 16.7.2017
Final post production etc with Stephanie and the expert. In the evening: Get together with the bands and workshop-supporters and screening of the clips.