I want to keep studying for another year abroad (in Ghent)
I want to improve my chances of a getting nice job by gaining experience
I want to actually make stuff instead of constantly being theoretical.

Why choose the postgraduate course
DIGITAL STORYTELLING
at KASK School of Arts?

  • Are you creative and do you want to distinguish yourself, your idea or project through online storytelling?
  • Do you want to learn how to reach an audience with your creative project via storytelling online?
  • Do you like experiments on digital platforms  (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, stop motion, geobased audio stories, video animation, parallax photography, cinemagraphs, videomapping, longreads, greenkey,...)?
  • Are you keen on taking courses at KASK School of Arts at Ghent?
  • Are you up for international classes in English?
  • Would you like to be taught by people like Bert Dries (aka Musketon) (graphic designer, Musketon, BE), AJ (Christina Cerqueira - USA), Hannes Coudenys (Digital Hustler, YouTube- & Snapchat-king @Hurae, BE) en Casper Sikkema (VICE Media Benelux)?
 



ABOUT THIS POSTGRADUATE COURSE


This education program inspires with insights on online storytelling from international experts. You will improve your media skills in photo, video, audio and text by making online variants: social video, vlogs,  podcasts, webtexts, an engaging account on instagram. You’ll learn how to find and reach an online audience and what the legal aspects of creating online are. Beside that, you’ll experiment with virtual reality, augmented reality, stopmotion, geobased audio storytelling, parallax photo’s, cinemagraphs, videomapping, longreads and greenkey.

This postgraduate course takes a full academic year and counts 39 credits. The education program consists of 5 components:
  • Inspiration in digital storytelling (guest lectures)
  • Digital storytelling skill track (tutorials, workshops and assignments)
  • Experiment (weekly ateliers)
  • Internship in the professional field (inland and abroad)
  • A final project (personal digital story)
During the first semester, you’ll attend evening courses on monday and wednesday. On thursday you’ll work together with your teachers and fellow students in the atelier. During the second semester you’ll work as an intern and we will continue with the weekly studio time on thursdays.

Would you like to see some inspiring examples of digital storytelling?


GUEST SPEAKERS

(These are some of last year’s speakers. Would you like to stay up-to-date of the new names for this year?)
 
 

Why choose the postgraduate course
DIGITAL CONTENT & JOURNALISM
at Artevelde University College?


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  • Have you studied at the department of communication science, journalism or marketing and do you want to improve your digital skills?
  • Would you like to do an internship in companies as Medialaan, VRT, etc.?
  • Would you like learning to know practical tools to become a digital storyteller?
  • Are you keen on taking courses at Arteveldehogeschool at Ghent?
  • Would you like to be taught by people like Arnout Bracke (Chef Digitale Nieuwsprojecten De Morgen, BE), Tim Verheyden (Chef Storytelling VRT Nieuws, BE), Christina Cerqueira (senior producer en video journalist AJ , USA)?
 




ABOUT THIS POSTGRADUATE COURSE


During this postgraduate course you’ll learn to tell a story online with both journalistic and commercial approaches. You’ll take courses given by experts from the professional field. In January, your internship will start and then you’ll get to work in the media or communication sector.

This postgraduate course takes place from February 2017 until June 2018, counts 27 credits and consists of 5 modules:

  • Digital Content & Journalism,
  • Digital content production,
  • Online publicatie,
  • Digital creative of the future,
  • Internship.

During these modules you’ll learn to anticipate the expectations of a digital audience and you’ll dive into the difference between branded and journalistic content. You’ll get to work practical with HTML, CSS and CMS so you can create a website or blog yourself. You’ll also work with various story tools. You’ll learn to tell stories by way of online video, longreads, livestreams, timelines, infographics, photo’s and graphic material, interactive video, animation and story mapping. Finally, you get the chance to put all this knowledge into practice during an internship.The education program starts in October 2017 and has a duration of one semester (until February 2017). This contains 6 weeks internship. Altogether, this education program counts for 27 credits. Courses take place every tuesday and wednesday during the day.

Watch some results of a task about social video made by the students of last academic year.

TEACHERS

(This are the teachers of last year. Would you like to stay up-to-date of the new names for this year?)
  • Casper Sikkema (Editor in chief VICE Media Benelux, NL), 
  • Christina Cerqueira (senior producer en video journalist AJ , USA),
  • Sandra Gaudenzi (!F Lab, Universiteit van Westminster, i-Docs, UK). 
  • Arnout Bracke (Chef Digitale Nieuwsprojecten De Morgen, BE)
  • Tim Verheyden (Chef Storytelling VRT Nieuws, BE),
  • Vincent Merckx (online redacteur en expert longreads, Vranckx VRT, BE)
  • Rutger Verhoeven (CCO Cleverlions en Hoofd Digital BNN-VARA, NL)
  • Maarten Lambrechts (data- en visueel journalist, freelance & De Tijd, BE)
  • Wim Forceville (VR storyteller, freelance & Fisheye, BE)
  • Niel Van Herck (SEO expert & Digital creative, Super Machine)
  • Hannes Coudenys (Digital Hustler, YouTube- & Snapchat-king @Club Social, BE),
  • Kevin Boone (visual storyteller, Teamleader, BE)

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