University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna

MBA Film, TV and Digital Media Management

  • MBA
  • Extra occupational
  • English
  • 3 Semester
  • Vienna & London
  • 25 Places
Application period

The Film, TV, and Digital Media industries are reshaping at a rapid pace. The adaptation to new business models, media platform convergence and changing viewing habits presents producers with a range of opportunities, as well as challenges.

Our MBA in Film, TV & Digital Media Management is designed to support you in assessing the effect of developments like emerging workflows, globalisation and audience tastes on your business, projects and career. Led by experts and working alongside peers you’ll explore ways to identify new markets, extended storytelling approaches and interact with growing, profitable digital applications like games.


Business Models & Finance

  • Business Models
  • Business Strategies
  • Risk-Analysis and -Management

Business Information & Control

  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Information
  • Control in Management

Management & Leadership

  • Human Resources Management
  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Project Development, Project Management
  • Change-, Process-Quality Management

Production Management

  • Production Management Film/TV
  • Production Risks and -coverage
  • Film/TV
  • Film and TV Financing in Europe
  • Alternative Funding Models
  • Storytelling
  • Media and IP-Law

London Production Workshop at London Southbank University 5 days, 50 units

  • Managing the Content and Contributors
  • Process of Film and Media Production
  • Hands on Production of a short Media Production


  • Convergent Evolution, Future Technologies
  • Animation & Digital Effects
  • Technological Aspects of International Media Business

London Technology Workshop at London Southbank University 5 days, 50 units

  • Technical Aspects of Film and Media Production
  • Interaction between Technology and creative Expression
  • Comprehensive View of future Technologies


  • Principles of Marketing and Sales
  • Filmmarketing and Distribution
  • Games & e-Sports
  • Future orientated Markets and Distribution Strategies

Academic Work

  • Master thesis

Entry requirements

A recognised university degree (at least a bachelor’s degree) and three years’ work experience in the media or a five-year leading position in the audio-visual media, a good command of English;


Application mode:
Written application

Application time:
Please ask for dates

Appointment for the admissions process:
Please ask for dates

Admission procedure:
Admission interview, and participation in an admission interview.

Start of studies:
Autumn 2023

Tuition fee:
€ 4,200,- / semester (VAT-exempt, excl. travel costs and accommodation), instalment rates possible on request.


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