Portfolio Requirements for ART courses

BACHELOR'S PROGRAMS

Animation BA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu:

  • A Portfolio which can include works belonging to following genres:
    • Animated movies, spots, intros
    • Short animation tests, exercises, experiments. Any animation technology can be used.
    • Character design, layout design, concept art
    • Storyboard, comic strips
    • Artworks belonging to any field of visual arts (drawings, paintings, computer graphics, sculptures, photos, movies, etc.)

IMPORTANT: Please attach a short description of your works. In case of teamwork or derivative works please mention your exact contribution to the project.

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about the reasons of choosing to study Animation at our institution.
  • A narrative curriculum vitae in which the applicant shows us her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.
  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone. In case of collective works, please clearly indicate your personal contribution to the given project(s).

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN BA

  • A portfolio which contains:
    • free-hand or digital drawings (at most 20 pcs) representing some visual phenomenon (eg.: constellation of objects, a building or a part of a building, a spatial construction)
    • free-hand or digital sketches and mock-ups of abstractions for architectural, furniture or interior design concepts (at most 5 pcs)
    • free-hand drawings of a human figure – at least 1 full figure and 1 portrait
    • photos taken of some creative off-architecture works of art created by the applicant (optional)

  • A narrative curriculum vitae (at most 4000 characters) in which the applicants show their educational background and highlights the most important events of their lives.

  • A letter of motivation, in which the applicant informs us about the reasons of
    • choosing to learn Environmental Design
    • deciding to study in Hungary and in our institution

  • A Statement, that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by yourself alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Note: You may either upload your portfolio via the online application site or share it with the help of a file sharing service (e.g. Google Drive, Dropbox, Instagram, etc.) and send a link to us.

FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES BA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a self-presentation film (no longer than two minutes) and a photo collection about yourself

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a film which is one of your previous works (please give a short description of the project and specify your task – e.g. director, cinematographer, writer, editor) OR a link to a film made by you inspired by one of the following topics: encounters, loneliness, joy (no longer than three minutes).

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Film and Media at our institution.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

GRAPHIC DESIGN BA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • The applicant is required to submit a Portfolio: a sample of your autonomous artworks or graphic design works, both manual and digital is accepted. Every form of graphic design is welcomed: illustrations, layouts, logos, comics, CD and book covers, posters, typo-posters, packaging designs, brand identities, web designs, etc.
    Every form of graphic art and all kinds of techniques are also welcome: graphic studies, computer graphics, manual drawings, sketches, aquarelles, collages, paintings, works made by printmaking techniques, etc.
    Handmade originals have to be scanned and combined with digital works in one single PDF portfolio.

Please name the file as: Your name_graphicdesign_BA.pdf

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Graphic Design BA at our institution.

  •  A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

MEDIA DESIGN BA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • A portfolio with  your own original artworks made in the following geners: 
    • Digital drawings, photo series, computer graphics (maximum of 10 pieces, combined into a single pdf file). 
    • 2D and 3D digital artworks and/or animations (total duration of the compilation not exceeding 10 minutes), Sound design products, electronic music compositions, video artworks, motion graphic works, graphic design works,

    • Documentation of your media installations, webpage design works, software artworks, game design or mobile application works.

    • Theoretical contribution to the creative works and projects presented in the portfolio is optional, however short desctiptions of the submitted works are welcome.

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Media Design at our institution.

  • A narrative curriculum vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone. In case of collective works, please clearly indicate your personal contribution to the given project(s).

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

MOTION PICTURE STUDIES BA - CAMERAMAN SPECIALIZATION

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a self-presentation film (no longer than two minutes) and a photo collection about yourself

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a film which is one of your previous works (please give a short description of the project and specify your task – e.g. director, cinematographer, writer, editor) OR a link to a film made by you inspired by one of the following topics: encounters, loneliness, joy (no longer than three minutes).

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Motion Picture – Cameraman specialization at our institution.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

PHOTOGRAPHY BA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu

  • Portfolio:
    Please select 10-15 pictures from your photographies which represents your work best. Make a pdf presentation with the pictures.
    Please make a brief description of the separate series within the portfolio. It must include the title of the series and the reason for taking them. Furthermore, please include the name of your school and consultant if these were part of a school assignment. If you had anyone to assist you, please add the names of the contributors as well. (pdf file)

  • Photographic series:
    Create a photo series, with any chosen technique, on the subject „Solitude” With the methods of staged or documentary photography illustrate a fictional or a non-fictional story.
  • Extent: 6-12 images
    • Picture size: 1200 pixels longer side
    • File format: jpg or tif.
    • The applicants should also attach a maximum 1500 character long description on the main idea behind the series, on your thinking process, on why the particular visual style was chosen.

File name format e.g. surname_first_name_photography_description.pdf)

  • A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life. (pdf file)

  • Covering letter:
    A short letter (about 1500 characters) of motivation in which the applicant informs us about the reasons of
    • choosing to learn photography and
    • deciding to study in Hungary and in our institution. (pdf file)

  • Please attach a statement about all of your works submitted for admission are the result of your own individual artwork. (pdf file)

VISUAL REPRESENTATION BA

  • samples of your autonomous artworks or graphic design works, both manual and digital are accepted.
    • Every form of fine art and all kinds of techniques are welcome: graphic studies, computer graphics, manual drawings, sketches, aquarelles, collages, paintings, works made by printmaking techniques, photographs, animations, videos (public Youtube or Vimeo link), 3D works, sculptures, objects, installations (documentation) etc. Every form of graphic design is also welcomed: illustrations, layouts, logos, comics, CD covers, posters, typo-posters, packaging designs, webdesigns, etc.

The maximal number of the works in the portfolio is 25 pieces.

Handmade originals have to be scanned and combined with digital works in one single pdf portfolio.

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Visual Representation at our institution.

  • A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

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MASTER'S PROGRAMS

ANIMATION MA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu:

  • A Portfolio which can include works belonging to following genres:
    • Animated movies, spots, intros
    • Short animation tests, exercises, experiments. Any animation technology can be used.
    • Character design, layout design, concept art
    • Storyboard, comic strips
    • Artworks belonging to any field of visual arts (drawings, paintings, computer graphics, sculptures, photos, movies, etc.)

IMPORTANT: Please attach a short description of your works. In case of teamwork or derivative works please mention your exact contribution to the project.

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about the reasons of choosing to study Animation at our institution.

  • A narrative curriculum vitae in which the applicant shows us her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life, as well as his/her artistic experience and current professional skills.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone. In case of collective works, please clearly indicate your personal contribution to the given project(s).

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

ART AND DESIGN MANAGEMENT MA

A relevant portfolio is required.

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • motivation letter (300 words)
  • abstract of the BA/BSc thesis in English (300 words)
  • previous essays or articles or summary of any former project management experience
  • any works related to the art and design
  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

CINEMATOGRAPHY MA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a self-presentation film (no longer than two minutes) and a photo collection about yourself

  • An unlisted or public Youtube or Vimeo link without password to a film which is one of your previous works (please give a short description of the project and specify your task – e.g. director, cinematographer, writer, editor) OR a link to a film made by you inspired by one of the following topics: encounters, loneliness, joy (no longer than three minutes).

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Cinematography at our institution.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

FASHION AND TEXTILE DESIGN MA

A relevant portfolio is required.

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • Create a portfolio, which best represents your work:
    Samples of your previous fashion and textile design works, Every form of fashion and textiles design is welcomed: pattern and structure design, fashion design, drawings of ideas, skecthes or photos etc.
    • Every form of fashion and textile design all kinds of techniques are also welcome: drawings, sawings, or computer graphics, manual drawings, sketches, aquarelles, collages, paintings, works made by printmaking techniques, etc. The maximal number of the works in the portfolio is 25 pieces.
      Handmade originals have to be scanned and combined with digital works in one single PDF portfolio.

Please name the file as: Your name_fashionandtextile_MA.pdf

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Fashion and Textile Design Masterclass at our institution.

  • A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

GRAPHIC DESIGN MA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • Create a portfolio, which best represents your work:
    Samples of your previous graphic design works, both manual and digital are accepted. Every form of graphic design is welcomed: illustrations, layouts, logos, comics, CD and book covers, posters, typo-posters, packaging designs, brand identities, web designs, etc.
    • Every form of graphic art and all kinds of techniques are also welcome: graphic studies, computer graphics, manual drawings, sketches, aquarelles, collages, paintings, works made by printmaking techniques, etc. The maximal number of the works in the portfolio is 25 pieces.
      Handmade originals have to be scanned and combined with digital works in one single PDF portfolio.

Please name the file as: Your name_graphicdesign_MA.pdf

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Graphic Design Masterclass at our institution.

  • A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone, and write a few words about the works in the portfolio.

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

MEDIA DESIGN MA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu.

  • A portfolio with  your own original artworks made in the following geners: 
    • Digital drawings, photo series, computer graphics (maximum of 10 pieces, combined into a single pdf file). 
    • 2D and 3D digital artworks and/or animations (total duration of the compilation not exceeding 10 minutes), Sound design products, electronic music compositions, video artworks, motion graphic works, graphic design works,

    • Documentation of your media installations, webpage design works, software artworks, game design or mobile application works.

    • Theoretical contribution to the creative works and projects presented in the portfolio is optional, however short desctiptions of the submitted works are welcome.

  • A short Letter of Motivation in which the applicant informs us about his/her educational background and the reasons of choosing to study Media Design at our institution.

  • A narrative curriculum vitae in which the applicant shows us his/her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life.

  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone. In case of collective works, please clearly indicate your personal contribution to the given project(s).

Every written material should be sent in PDF format.

PHOTOGRAPHY MA

Please upload your application materials to Google Drive (or other file storage and synchronization service) and send the link to international@metropolitan.hu

  • Portfolio:
    Please select 20-25 pictures from your photographies which represents your work best. Make a pdf presentation with the pictures.
    Please make a brief description of the separate series within the portfolio. It must include the title of the series and the reason for taking them. Furthermore, please include the name of your school and consultant if these were part of a school assignment. If you had anyone to assist you, please add the names of the contributors as well. (pdf file)


  • Photographic series:
    Create a photo series, with any chosen technique, on the subject „Solitude” With the methods of staged or documentary photography illustrate a fictional or a non-fictional story.
    • Extent: 6-12 images
    • Picture size: 1200 pixels longer side
    • File format: jpg or tif.
    • The applicants should also attach a maximum 1500 character long description on the main idea behind the series, on your thinking process, on why the particular visual style was chosen.
      File name format e.g. surname_first_name_photography_description.pdf)

  • A narrative Curriculum Vitae in which the applicant shows us her educational background and highlights the most important events of his/her life. (pdf file)

  • Covering letter:
    A short letter (about 1500 characters) of motivation in which the applicant informs us about the reasons of
    a) choosing to learn photography and
    b) deciding to study in Hungary and in our institution. (pdf file)

  • Please attach a statement about all of your works submitted for admission are the result of your own individual artwork. (pdf file)