Started April 19, 2021 with its first LAB

Building on its 20-year expertise in the fields of project funding for factual, customized training & consulting, organization of seminars and industry events for a sustainable audiovisual network worldwide, Documentary Campus e.V. is offering a brand new training and knowledge building program: The SILBERSALZ Institute.

Highlighting new voices in science, The SILBERSALZ Institute´s year-long, diverse program enables scientists, researchers, designers, creative technologists, and artists to work together on developing new innovative projects, at the intersection of science, research, technology and society for broadening the public perception of science, and bringing scientific research into mainstream media.

Through an extensive training, co-creation, labs and workshops, in collaboration with renowned science institutions, academies, course instructors, mentors, and partners from the creative industries, the program aims at practicing scientists at the forefront of their fields to forge new, creative collaborations with artists and media producers, while improving their science communication skills.

It also introduces interested scientists to the European media and cultural landscape and provide strategies for developing projects and tapping into funding opportunities.

Kick Off

The SILBERSALZ Institute kicked off with the first AI Media Lab, starting on 19th of April 2021, in cooperation with Cyber Valley, Europe’s largest research consortium in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

AI Media Lab

What does the Institute offer?

  • Attend digital & hybrid workshops and seminars throughout the year
  • Develop your research with the support of renowned experts from respective fields into professional media formats
  • Get ongoing mentoring during the production phase
  • Benefit from a profound Pitch training
  • Establish new collaborations with your training partners
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the international media and cultural landscape
  • Learn about funding opportunities

Who are we looking for?

Are you a scientist interested in cross-disciplinary collaboration? A science institute aiming at developing your science communication programs? Contact us!


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