IOE - Faculty of Education and Society



17 July 2024–19 July 2024, 10:00 am–4:00 pm


In this three-day practical course you will delve into the realm of worldbuilding, exploring its applications in various creative disciplines.

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Course content and structure

This three-day course begins with a comprehensive introduction to worldbuilding, emphasizing its role in design practices, storytelling, film, games, and art. The course then elaborates on methodological approaches and introduces a diverse set of tools, both analogue and digital, laying the foundation for creative exploration.

Participants will engage in hands-on activities including 3D scanning, filming and sound recording to produce practical outcomes through a combination of storytelling, role play, and performative elements.

The course intertwines digital and physical worlds for the sake of creative expression. You will be working in small groups to create new digital worlds collaboratively.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, you will acquire skills and techniques aimed at creating short films and time-based media. This includes utilizing space, objects, and lighting to craft cohesive and visually appealing cinematic environments. The exercises are designed to familiarize you with key aspects of worldbuilding and narrative design.


You will get a certificate of attendance on completing the course.

Costs and booking

Price per participant is £1,144 and includes course materials.

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