- I’m freelance or employed as a journalist, copywriter, marketeer or communication assistant.
- I want a further training in digital storytelling.

Is the postgraduate
DIGITAL STORYTELLING
at KASK School of Arts
something for me?


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  • Do you want to distinguish yourself by creating digital content and learn how to reach an online audience?
  • 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 Jessica Abel (comics artist & storytelling expert, Out On the Wire, USA), Wim Forceville (VR-expert, Fisheye, BE) en Sandra Gaudenzi (!F Lab, Universiteit van Westminster, i-Docs, UK)?
  

ABOUT THIS POSTGRADUATE COURSE


This education program inspires with insights around online storytelling from international experts. You improve your media skills as regards photo, video, audio and text by making online variants: social video, a vlog, a podcast, a webtext, a developed 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 ateliers on thursdays.

 

TEACHERS


(This are the teachers of last year. Would you like to stay up-to-date of the new names for this year?)  
 

Is the postgraduate
DIGITAL STORYTELLING
at KASK School of Arts
something for me?


Register


Keep me informed
 
  • Are you working at the department of communication science, journalism or marketing and do you want to improve your digital skills?
  • Would you like learning to know practical tools, that are immediately applicable for your work, to become a digital storyteller?
  • Would you like to do an internship in companies as Medialaan, VRT, etc.?
  • Would you like to be taught by professionals like Sandra Gaudenzi (!F Lab, University of Westminster, i-Docs, UK), Tim Verheyden (Chef Storytelling VRT Nieuws, BE), Christina Cerqueira (senior producer and video journalist AJ, USA)?



CONTENT OF THE POSTGRADUATE COURSE


During this postgraduate course you’ll learn to tell a story online with a journalistic and commercial approach. 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 section.
This postgraduate course takes place from February until June, counts 27 credits and consists of 5 modules:
  • Digital Content & Journalism,
  • Digital content production,
  • Online publication,
  • Digital creative of the future,
  • Internship.


During this modules you’ll learn to anticipate the expectations of a digital audience and you’ll go more deeply 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 February 2018 and has a duration of one semester (until June 2018). This contains 6 weeks internship. Altogether, this education program counts 27 credits. Courses take place every Monday and Tuesday.

What is digital storytelling?

TEACHERS


(This are the teachers of last year. Would you like to stay up-to-date of the new names for this year?)
  • Sjoerd Raaijmakers (COO VICE Media Benelux, NL)
  • Christina Cerqueira (senior producer en video journalist AJ, USA)
  • Sandra Gaudenzi (!F Lab, University van Westminster, i-Docs, UK)
  • of Bracke (Chef Digital Newsprojects De Morgen, BE)
  • Tim Verheyden (Chef Storytelling VRT Nieuws, BE)
  • Vincent Merckx (online editor and expert longreads, Vranckx VRT, BE)
  • Tom Wattez (Content Advertising Creative, Sanoma Belgium, BE)
 
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