CX Studio

The Creative Exchange Studio (CX Studio) is a new initiative from the film university, undertaking research in the fields of immersive audio-visual and interactive media, and in new forms of film and video production. The goal of CX Studio is the accelerated development of the film university as a leading partner in the Babelsberg region both in cooperative, multi-disciplinary research and in the development of New Media.

In addition to their own research projects, the CX Studio offers external research and industrial partners a wide range of possibilities for cooperation, including project residencies for researchers and developers, hosting of workshops and development of prototype technologies. FBKW/CXS initiates and participates in a wide variety of research programs (including BMBF, Horizon Europe, DFG and Erasmus) and knowledge transfer programs (including ZIM-Koop, Brandenburger Regionalförderungen and Transfer-Bonus).


Current CX Studio research and development topics include all aspects of:

  • virtual production
  • XR (virtual, mixed and augmented reality)
  • emerging media
  • tools & methods of creative collaboration
  • music & media technologies
  • music, sound & visuals
  • cultural heritage
  • sustainable film production
  • machine learning in artistic & creative processes and in film production
  • technical direction in animation and VFX

The following personnel participate in CX Studio activities: