Arturo Calderón is studying the Distance Learning program Visual and Media Anthropology and has been funded with a DAAD scholarship since the winter term 2021/22. Here he explains how he applied for the scholarship, how he received it, and which goals he has set himself for the future.
Gemma Lynch has been passionate about visual storytelling since she was a teenager. She spent almost 10 years working in various roles in the film/television industry and was Head of Production for the Fondazione Sardegna Film Commission for 5 years. With her studies in Visual and Media Anthropology at HMKW Berlin, she now has the chance to enhance her practical skills with a theoretical background. In the interview she told us more about her creative projects, her practical experiences as well as the highlights of her studies so far.
Alexa Rocourt, student of the M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology, perfectly combines professional practice and research: Besides her studies, she works as a Media Communications Specialist and Events Coordinator at the research institute QBI (Quantitative Biosciences Institute) in San Francisco. In this interview, she gives us an insight into her work and reveals what she particularly likes about the study program.
Caroline Cassinelli studies the distance learning program M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology in her 3rd semester. Here she reports on her internship at the renowned Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington D.C.
Beina Xu, graduate of M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology, successfully entered the media industry: After her master's degree, she now works as an editor and video producer at Deutsche Welle. We talked to her about her career entry, her first (even award-winning) film project and the greatest challenges of her journalistic work.
Samantha Fox successfully completed her Master's degree in Visual and Media Anthropology (VMA) in 2010, at that time at the Freie Universität Berlin. The master's program was developed there and has been offered at HMKW Berlin since winter term 2019/20. In the interview she talks about her current work as an assistant professor in the field of Urban Anthropology, her current book project and how she was able to benefit from her studies.