Prof. Uli Weinberg

Studied fine arts and design at the Academies of Fine Arts in Munich and Berlin. 1980 to 1986 freelance work as TV graphics designer at public and private production houses. Since 1986 specialized on 3D computeranimation (mental images, ART+COM, etc.) on scientific, industrial and art projects for companies like ARD, BMW, Daimler Benz, Siemens, Schering, Telekom, ZDF. Founder of the companies TERRATOOLS and CYPARADE, specializing on 3D animation, simulation and interactive 3D projects such as computer games and cross media projects. Since 1994, Mr. Weinberg is working as a professor for computer animation at the Film & Television Academy Babelsberg (HFF). 2003 Co-initiator and head of n_space, the interdisciplinary network of excellence for nonlinear media in Potsdam. Since 2004 Visiting Professor at CUC Communication University of China CUC, Beijing. 2005 head of “Innovation Forum Nonlinear Media”. 2005-2007 director of Digital Media Institute DMI at HFF. Since 2005 programme director of EU symposium INSIGHT OUT. Since June 2007 head of “School of Design Thinking” at HPI Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam.