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MA Digital Narratives – Final Presentation

Project Presentations & Showcase


Join us and experience an inspiring showcase of projects for VR, AR, 360° video, games and interactive comics. All projects include an academic-research component.

»MA Digital Narratives« – Final Presentation

11 July 2024 | 3 pm CEST | open ended
ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln
Auditorium | Schanzenstraße 28 | 51063 Cologne
Registration required (see below)

Keynote Speaker: Rebecca Rouse, PhD
Associate Professor in Media Arts, Aesthetics, and Narration in the Division of Game Development at the University of Skövde, Sweden


3:00 pm | Welcome and Introduction
Keynote speech – Rebecca Rouse, PhD, Associate Professor in Media Arts, Aesthetics, and Narration at the University of Skövde, Sweden.
Rebecca Rouse focuses her research on investigating new forms of storytelling with new technologies such as immersive and responsive systems for theatrical performance, interactive installation, movable books, and games.

3:30 pm | Project Presentations
»Zamia« | animated underwater VR experience – Gwamaka Mwabuka
»Calls from Home« | 360° documentary film – Pavel Sitnikov
»Frame of Mind« | 360° fictional short film – Media Haqshenas
»Beyond the Noise« | interactive audiovisual installation – Samar Nahas and Stefania Matache
»Resist« | a narrative game about unionization – Zubair Ashraf
»Unvisible« | animated VR experience – Pratima Pal
»Mandi« | digital graphic novel – Daniel Bangura
»The Room of Resonance« | AR fable about echo chambers – Laurien Michiels

5:00 pm (open ended) | Showcase
All presented projects are exhibited and can be experienced first-hand.

There will be snacks and drinks!

If you would like to attend the event, please register here.

The Digital Narratives team, including Prof. Lena Thiele, Prof. Dr. Frédéric Dubois, Head of studies Jimena Aguilar and Study assistant Valérie Lang, would be delighted to see you at the ifs for this event in person.

Any Questions? We will be happy to help!