015.725 How to Illustrate Engineering by Means of Audiovisual Media
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to present research results, scientific content, diploma theses and oneself in a short video. Students know how to design and produce videos, apply basic stylistic devices and utilise both verbal and non-verbal communication to achieve specific aims.

Subject of course

Basics of film design: camera angle and range, positioning of characters and objects, effects of lighting and colour, spatial representation in the frame, modes of editing, dramaturgy, development of synopsis, treatment and screenplay, production planning and time management. Appearance of characters: positioning and viewing direction of presentators and interview partners. Value of verbal and non-verbal communication. Techniques of film analysis.

Teaching methods

Presentation of film design basics. Picture design tutorial. Interview and presentation rehearsals. Film analysis. Guidance to develop synopsis, treatment and screenplay. Production of a short video. Discussion and feedback.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon14:00 - 15:0007.10.2019Seminarraum BD 03 preliminary discussion
Mon14:00 - 18:0014.10.2019Seminarraum BD 03 volume 1
Mon14:00 - 18:0021.10.2019Seminarraum BD 03 volume 2
Mon14:00 - 18:0004.11.2019Seminarraum BD 03 volume 3
Mon14:00 - 18:0011.11.2019Seminarraum BD 03 volume 4
Mon14:00 - 18:0025.11.2019Seminarraum BD 03 presentation video
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Presence, production and presentation of a short video.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
16.09.2019 09:00 06.10.2019 18:00 06.10.2019 18:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science
TRS Transferable Skills


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