Four days of films, installations and live performances. Four days of workshops, lectures and discussions. Four days of exchanges and inspiration. Four days of hands-on science. Available to anyone at 15 different locations in one city.


Mon, 18th Jun 2018

Faszination YouTube / Faszination Wissenschaft - Time to get viral! - workshop for students with dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen

How do I build my own Youtube channel and community? How do I develop new types, styles and trends? How does the community of tomorrow discuss? If you're looking for the answers to those questions feel more than welcome to take a part in our workshop Faszination YouTube / Faszination Wissenschaft - Time to get viral!
Sun, 17th Jun 2018

SILBERSALZ Nature-Camp at the Zoo.

Attendees of the Silbersalzfestival can go on a discovery tour for endangered species in the zoo. There are three stations of the Silbersalzfestival-Nature-Camp, where fascinating facts can be experienced by hands-on participation.
With the Silbersalzfestival-badge you can enter the zoo at one of the three nature camp days at reduced fare of 5 € for adults and 2,50 € for children, teenagers and students.
Fri, 15th Jun 2018

Festivalcenter Ulrichskirche

On 28.6. opens our festival center in the Ulrichskirche the doors! There you will also find all the information about the program. You can register right there for free tickets, visit the secluded festival café in the courtyard and let yourself be carried away by the virtual reality exhibition Munduruku directly into the Amazon. We look forward to seeing you!
Tue, 5th Jun 2018

Der Countdown läuft!

In genau 23 Tagen öffnet SILBERSALZ zum ersten Mal seine Tore. Bei einer Pressekonferenz in der Ulrichkirche, unserem zukünftigen Festivalcenter, wurde heute das Festival Programm vorgestellt.



Discover the unique science cosmos of SILBERSALZ. Let yourself be carried away by exciting films into breathtaking worlds, experience the fascination of Virtual Reality first-hand or become the protagonist in our live events and performances. Immerse yourself in the world of science, share your experiences with others in discussion groups or join one of our workshops.



Numerous interactive and DIY opportunities. With great VR and mobile workshops in the Fabmobil, stage program, the YouTube session with Mr. Wissen2Go and the Mini Make Faire.


SILBERSALZ Kids & Family Programme

The program for the whole family. With great films, exhibitions and the SILBERSALZ Nature Camp at the Zoo.



Meet directors and producers and talk to them about their films, discuss and talk with scientists and experts about current topics in our new series "SILBERSALZ spricht".



For trade: The two-day SILBERSALZ Conference Program is a closed industry event with expert presentations, discussion rounds and workshops. Venue is the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.





Kulturwerkstatt Die Grüne Villa

Am Treff 4

Kunstmuseum Moritzburg

Friedemann-Bach-Platz 5


Jägerberg 1

Luchs Kino

Seebener Straße 172, Stadtbezirk Nord


Gerberstraße 2

Neues Theater (Kulturinsel)

Große Ulrichstraße 50-51


Kardinal-Albrecht-Straße 6

Saline Museum

Mansfelder Straße 52

Ulrichskirche (Festivalcenter)

Kostenlose Ticketregistrierung - Festivalcafè im Innenhof - Gespräche und Workshops. Kommt vorbei!

Christian-Wolff-Straße 2

Zazie Kino

Kleine Ulrichstraße 22

Zoo Halle

Reilstraße 57

Prof Dr Elisabeth André

Full Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia / Human-Centered Multimedia, Institut für Informatik Universität Augsburg

Xavier Aronson


Mark Atkin

Director / Crossover Labs

Prof. Dr Susanne Beck

Professor of Criminal Law and Law Philosophy / Leibniz University Hanover

Johannes Bintinger

PhD, Junior Scientist / Austrian Institute of Technology

Prof. Dr Antje Boetius

Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute/Head of Science SILBERSALZ

Greg Boustead

Program Director / Science Sandbox, Simons Foundation

Dr Amy C. Chambers

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies / Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

Nadège de Chambrier

Project Manager / Vuna ltd

Prof Axel Cleeremans

Research Director with the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (F.R.S.-FNRS) and a professor of Cognitive Psychology / Université Libre de Bruxelles

AC Coppens

CEO / The Marketing Catalyst, Curator Conference Programme / Silbersalz

Steve Crabtree

Editor, Horizon / BBC

Georg Dahm

Founder Fail Better Media / Fail Better Media

Iain Dodgeon

Strategic Venture Manager / Wellcome

Mirko Drotschmann

Journalist, Producer, Vlogger (MrWissen2go)

Cedric Engels

YouTube Content Creator / Elementary Media UG

Louis-Philippe Demers

Artist (The Inferno)

Claus U. Eckert


Dr Dirk Embert

Program Officer Latin America / ‎WWF Deutschland

Fabrice Estève

Producer / YUZU Productions

Katharina Finger

"HR Geschichte und Wissenschaft Redaktion nano Sendereihe Wissenschaftsdoku"

Thomas Fudge

CEO & PhD Researcher / WASE & Brunel University

Dr Alexis Gambis

Executive Director / Imagine Science Films

Lucas Gutierrez

Digital artist and Industrial Designer

Matthias Heeder

Director / Rhizomfilm

Ann-Christin Hornberger

Editor ZDF / Subkoordination arte Wissen / ZDF/Arte

Daniele Jörg

Head of Science WDR-Television

Valentine Kass

Program Director, AISL / National Science Foundation

Dr Andreina Kero

Turku University Hospital, Pediatrics

Lorenz Knauer

Honorary President and member of the Advisory Board / JGI Germany

Walter Köhler

CEO / Terra Mater

Dr Kai Kupferschmidt

Freelance Science Writer

Dr Markus Landgraf

Architecture Analyst, HRE-SDirectorate of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration Programmes / ESA/ESTEC

Prof Christine LeMaitre

Professor in Cell Biology and Tissue Regeneration, Faculty of Health an Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Jayde Lovell

CEO ReAgency Science Marketing and Host, ScIQ on TYT Network / ReAgency Science Marketing

Markus Mooslechner

Director/Executive Producer / Terra Mater Factual Studios

Sarah Mosses

CEO Together Films / Together Films

Karen Palmer

M.A., Artist and Storyteller

Enno Park

Founder / Cyborgs e.V.

Prof. Dr Meike Piepenbring

Institute of Ecology, Evolution and Diversity / Goethe University of Frankfurt

Agnes Reiner

Post-Doc, University Assistant / University of Vienna, Institute of Physiological Chemistry

Jet Sanders

Doctoral Fellow / University of York / Public Health England

Dietram A. Scheufele

John E. Ross Professor, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor / University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr Susan Schneider

Associate Professor / Philosophy and Cognitive Science, The University of Connecticut 2019 Distinguished Scholar, US Library of Congress Institute for Advanced Study

Martin Schneider

Excutive Editor Science and Documentary/Science Editor / Südwestrundfunk (SWR)


YouTube Content Creator

Dr Burcin Ustbas Gul

Sabanci University

Bill Vorn

Artist (The Inferno)

Dr Katja Wildermuth

Program Manager Culture and Documentation Television / NDR

Dr Sofie Valk

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Dr Ana Verissimo

Scientific Simulation Director

More to come.


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