Jurors red dot award: communication design 2010
Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch
“The area TV & Cinema shows a high degree of professional handling of different multimedia elements such as animated cartoons and special effects. The newcomers in particular stood out here with imaginative and innovative works.”
Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch initially studied business economics before she graduated in film and television scriptwriting from the Film & Television Academy (HFF) in Babelsberg. In 2008 she completed a PhD about dramatic composition in computer games. In addition to working as a project manager in the export and publishing sectors she has been the creative producer of several film projects, has written film scripts and game concepts as well as scientific and ex-pert articles, among other things. In 2007 Linda Breitlauch was appointed Europe’s first female professor of game design at the Mediadesign University of Applied Sciences. There she teaches and researches with special focus on the areas of storytelling, serious games, and dramatic composition. Furthermore, she works as an evaluator and is a consultant in the areas of media didactics and game storytelling.