Institute of Media Studies

Habilitation Projects

Dr Rada Bieberstein

Research topic

The Aesthetic In-Between: Theorizing Animation through Visual Liminality 


Contact: rada.biebersteinspam

Dr Erwin Feyersinger

Research topic

Meaning-Making at the Intersection of Science and Popular Culture: Cinematic and Embodied Movement Schemata in Dynamic (Data) Visualizations

Contact: erwin.feyersingerspam

Dr Meike Uhrig

Research topic

Das Gesicht im computergenerierten Kinofilm – Zwischen Kunst und Technik 

Contact: postspam

PhD Projects

Naima Alam

Research topic

Explainer Animations: A Critical Analysis of Explainer Animations and Their Utility In Educational, Promotional, and Propagational Purposes


Contact: naima.alamspam 

Roberta Fischetti

Research topic

Representation of cultural otherness in animation: An analysis of animated films, their production processes, and their impact on the audience’s cultural consciousness.



Lukas Kohmann

Research topic

Künstliche Intelligenz im Film – Untersuchung der Wechselwirkung von Fiktion, Forschung und Gesellschaft 


Contakt: lukas.kohmannspam

Ilja Mirsky

Research topic

Creative Artificial Intelligence on Stage


Contact: ilja.mirskyspam 

Mahboobeh Mohammadzaki

Research topic

Augmented Reality Animation as a New Tool for the Globalization of Nature-related Concerns


Contact: mahboobeh.mohammadzakispam 

Tina Ohnmacht

Research topic

Fließende Bewegungen und Prozesse des Verflüssigens: Wasseranimationen in animierten Kurzfilmen

Contact: tina.ohnmachtspam 

Completed Phd Projects

Luzie Kollinger

Research topic

Körper und Leib im Animationsfilm

Contact: lkollingerspam