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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.

2023W, VU, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to present research results, scientific content, diploma theses and act out in a short video. Students are able to understand and apply basic cinematic design tools, plan simple video productions, and present real and fictional content in a short video. The effect of language, speech technique, and non-verbal signals can be used purposefully when appearing in a video.

Subject of course

Arrangement of people and objects in the picture frame. Effect of light and color. Methods of spatial representation. Appearance and effect of characters. Different cinematic narrative forms and types of film montage. Research, story planning, development of synopsis, treatment and screenplay. Production planning and time management. Techniques of film analysis.

Teaching methods

Presentation of the basics of film design. Exercises in image design. Acting out interviews and presentations. Film analysis. Instruction on developing an expose, treatment and screenplay. Production of a short video in a team. Discussion and feedback.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Tue14:00 - 16:0003.10.2023Hörsaal 15 Initiation
Tue14:00 - 18:0010.10.2023Hörsaal 15 Block 1
Tue14:00 - 18:0017.10.2023Hörsaal 15 Block 2
Tue14:00 - 18:0024.10.2023Hörsaal 15 Block 3
Tue14:00 - 18:0007.11.2023Hörsaal 15 Video
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Presence, production and presentation of a short video.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
25.09.2023 09:00 03.10.2023 09:00 01.10.2023 23:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


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