Mark-Jan Bludau Mark-Jan Bludau is a research associate at the UCLAB. His main field of interest lies in information visualization with particular focus on cultural heritage data, interaction techniques and transitioning between multiple abstraction states.He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in communication’s design at the University of Applied Sciences Aachen (2015) as well as a Master’s… Continue reading Mark-Jan

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Fabian Zeidler Fabian Zeidler is a German composer, orchestrator, music engraver and percussionist, working in the fields of instrumental acoustic music, film music and electroacoustic music. In his current concert pieces he tries to create an ambivalent music sphere by implicating jazz- harmonic, -rhythm and -melody into his own musical language.   He studied composition… Continue reading Fabian

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Urszula Przybylska Urszula Przybylska has an academic background in visual anthropology and animation. She wrote her master thesis about cultural history of immersion and visibility in this context. Since then, she turned theory into praxis and worked as an animator on several TV series and short films. Recently she has finished a VR multiplayer escape… Continue reading Urszula

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Zainab Tariq Zainab Tariq is studying Creative Technologies at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. In 2019 she finished her Bachelor of Science in international Media and Computing at the HTW University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. During her academic career, she has acquired skills in different fields ranging from 3D design to Virtual Reality… Continue reading Zainab

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Jan Schneider Jan Schneider studied communication design in Munich (diploma 1996) and production design at the Film University KONRAD WOLF Potsdam Babelsberg (diploma 2009). Between this he worked as a graphic designer at a advertising agency and as a set designer for computergames. From 2009 to 2014 he was an research associate in the department… Continue reading Jan

News May 2021

News May 2021 For a year now, our international team has been on a virtual journey in Eisenstein’s universe. And it is the 15th month of the global pandemic. The sudden enforced distance between our private space and the outside world generates a new perspective on Sergei Eisenstein’s apartment. For him, his home – especially… Continue reading News May 2021


Esther Riese After finishing her B.A. in European Media Science in Potsdam and Modena, Esther Riese is currently studying the master program Film Heritage at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. There she addresses the question of the presentability of cultural heritage in the cinema, in museums and last but not least in digital space.  … Continue reading Esther


Lena Grigorian Lena Grigorian has a Bachelors’ graduate from The Steve Tisch school of Film and Television, at Tel-Aviv University, and Masters’ thesis graduate from Porter School of Environmental Studies. She had developed a multiplayer Virtual Reality (VR) Israeli supermarket for her research about food waste. The simulation was later used in the psychophysiological trial… Continue reading Lena


Naum Kleiman Naum Kleiman graduated from the VGIK (Moscow Film School) in 1961 with a degree in the History and Theory of Film. From 1961-1967 he worked for the State Film Archive (Gosfilmofond), where he dealt with the reconstruction of Sergei Eisenstein’s works including his banned film Bezhin Wiese. Since 1962 he has been involved… Continue reading Naum


Frank Geßner Frank Geßner was born in Würzburg, Germany, in 1965. He is living and working as a free artist and professor in Berlin and Babelsberg. Studied Sculpture, Painting, Aesthetics, and Art History in Stuttgart and Berlin. 2002 and 2003 “Award for Excellent Teaching”, University of the Arts Berlin. In 2004, he was appointed to… Continue reading Frank