Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Media, Design en IT
Expert Class Immersive Storytelling 38194/3076/2324/1/20
Study guide

Expert Class Immersive Storytelling

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • International programmes Media, Design and IT
    Programme option:
    • GDM International - Interface Design
    • GDM International - Motion Design
    Choice package:
    • Subjects of your choice - Interface Design
    • Subjects of your choice - Motion Design
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 8 credits
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 208,00 hours

Short description

In this expert class, you will learn how to tell a story in virtual reality (VR). By prototyping VR experiences, you will learn how to convincingly immerse the viewer in another reality through narrative techniques. Under the theme 'Merging Realities', we will explore how to merge the boundaries between reality and virtuality for the viewer.

Students with prior knowledge in Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender or 3D scanning techniques such as photogrammetry are warmly recommended to participate.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

You work methodically when planning a VR project.
You make a VR composition that conveys a clear story.
You use immersive storytelling techniques to shape your VR story concept.
You operate a 360° video camera fluently in different circumstances.
You use video and audio editing software to create a professional 360° video with audio recordings.

Course content

These topics are covered:

  • Telling a story in VR
  • Creating a VR experience
  • Developing a VR story concept
  • Preparing and delivering a professional 360° video recording
  • Professionally editing 360° video and audio
  • Creatively applying immersive storytelling techniques

Study material (text): Mandatory

The course material will be made available digitally via Digitap.
For this class keep in mind additional costs for:

  • access to LinkedIn Learning (+/- 15 euro, to be renewed every academic year)
  • Adobe Creative software (+/- 75 euro, to be renewed every academic year)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Practicum36,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours172,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeSkills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodSkills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Submissions for evaluation shall always consist of the candidate's own work and shall be submitted within the deadlines provided. If ideas, images or texts, ideas, designs or parts of designs of others are used, the author, designer and/or location of the work must be clearly mentioned to avoid plagiarism - and thus exam fraud.

Note: The effective examination format will be communicated via Digitap. The effective exam time is communicated via Webuntis.