Welcome to shortED - the site for short explainer videos by students.

Do you have an idea for a short explainer video from your area of study? Then submit your idea to us.

The New Media Center turned 20 in 2023! We want to celebrate this anniversary with you – by cheering on your creative ideas. That's why we're inviting all students at the University of Basel to submit ideas from their academic field for three-minute explainer videos. We will then select the best proposals at regular intervals and turn them into video shorts – with you in front of the camera, if you'd like. We can't promise fame or fortune, but we can promise plenty of recognition: you will be credited in the video and can share it anywhere.

So if you're a student at the University of Basel and have an idea from your area of study for an explainer video, then sign up via this form. You might soon be standing in our studio – and together we'll turn your idea into reality!

Next submission deadline: 26th April 2024

P.S. Voice actor Joanne Zorian has been nominated for a VOX Award in the category «Best Human Performance on E-Learning» for her work on our ShortED film «Shakespeare: Still Relevant Today?». Huge congratulations to Joanne!

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