Storytelling in Media

»Storytelling for Media« by ifs Prof. Dr. Joachim Friedmann published in English

After the great success of the German-language edition, the book »Storytelling for Media« by ifs Prof. Dr. Joachim Friedmann has now also been published in English. In the German-speaking world, it has soon established itself as a standard work on the subject of storytelling in academic discourse. This well-founded introduction to the strategies of storytelling […]

Myriad. Where we connect

Prof. Lena Thiele celebrates world premiere in Venice with VR Experience

Premiere at the Lido! The virtual reality experience on global animal migration, »MYRIAD. Where we connect«, celebrates its world premiere in the competition of the »Venice VR Expanded« series of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1-11 September). ifs Prof. Lena Thiele (MA Digital Narratives) is responsible for the project as author, director and creative […]

Uli Hanisch Scott Frank

To rewatch: »ifs Encounters« with Scott Frank and Prof. Uli Hanisch

Those who missed the »ifs Encounters« with Scott Frank and Prof. Uli Hanisch in June can get an insight into the successful collaboration between showrunner Scott Frank and production designer and ifs Prof. Uli Hanisch on the award-winning Netflix series »The Queen’s Gambit«. In the conversation with moderator Elina Gakou-Gomba (series author and ifs alumna), […]

Tinika Sehsüchte Festival

ifs alumni win prize for the best pitch at the Sehsüchte film festival

At the end of the 50th International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte in Potsdam, the award winners were chosen: ifs alumni Julia Klier and Christoph Krüger (MA Serial Storytelling) were awarded the prize for the best pitch for their free series project »Tinika« and convinced the jury with their confidence and good research. The jury praised […]

»Mona & Parviz« in Cannes

It’s off to Cannes for the short film »Mona & Parviz« from the 3rd semester of the BA Film. The drama was selected for the GERMAN SHORT FILMS Part 2 Compilation and can therefore also be seen at the Cannes International Film Festival in the Video Library of the Short Film Corner. The film festival […]

1:1 Concerts

MA Digital Narratives für »1:1 CONCERTS«

Analog meets digital! In the second semester, the students of the MA Digital Narratives developed prototypes for a digital extension of the music experience »1:1 CONCERTS«. 1:1 CONCERTS offers a non-verbal, 10-minute 1-to-1 live encounter between listener and musician. These highly personal concerts also take place in unusual locations. During the pandemic, they were able […]

1:1 CONCERTS / »Sound Triggered Tubes«

»Sound Triggered Tubes« by Changzhen Zheng Sound triggered tubes is an interactive installation that allows the user to alter various rhythms and colors of the LED tubes by making different sounds and vibrations. At the same time, the listener can be a viewer and also have a deeper emotional connection with the musician before and […]