Course detail

Studio Follow-up II - Game Media - winter

FaVU-M2MU-ZAcad. year: 2020/2021

Students move from experiments and prototyping to the "hard" phase of the master's project. They are continuously presenting progress and progress in the project at the studio level. At this stage, the key parts of the process of developing the master's thesis are documented at several levels. The obtained material is processed in the form of a documentary video, from the "making of" process. Subsequently, this entry is edited into a comprehensible unit that is bridged into the next summer semester. Documentation of the development of the project arises for the purpose of parallel presentation and archiving of the project development line. Students continue to get feedback on the project outside of the institutional environment.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are able to document and present their own creative project at a high craft and conceptual level. They are intensely engaged in prototypes. They acquire current archival tools and get feedback on the master's project.


Advanced development of master's project. Realization of a workshop from a selected frame or topic of the master's thesis.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

The Language of New Media", Lev Manovich
"Iconoclash" Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion and Art, Latour Bruno, Weibel Peter
"FUTURE CINEMA" The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, Shaw Jeffrey, Weibel Peter

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Students are led to realize individual or collective exercises and tasks. They continuously improve their technical and theoretical knowledge in the field. They are actively discussing and presenting their work results in the atelier field. In complementary activities, he participates in thematic exhibitions, excursions, festivals and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

To pass on the credit it is necessary to prove the advanced stage of master's project completion and present it throughout the studio.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Individual consultation of the master's thesis
Regular presentation of the project to the studio unit
Documentation of the master's project


Students take firm steps in the master's project and document and archive this process.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Presentation and submission of semestral studio works and exercises. Consultation, participation in teaching and studios is obligatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUM Master's

    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



195 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer