Center of Music and Film Informatics

The cemfi is a joint institution of the Detmold University of Music (HfM Detmold) and the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts (TH OWL). It performs research with focus on music and film informatics and is responsible for education in this area at the founding universities. The cemfi supports innovative music and media projects with its technical expertise. Research at the cemfi is intended to include technical, methodical, artistic, and scientific aspects. Areas of particular interest are:

  • Research on new approaches for interaction between musicians and technology / audio engineers and technology
  • Research on acquisition and control of music and sound
  • Projects in the areas of experimental music, film, and new media
  • Research and development on audio and video technologies, mobile media, and crossmedia
  • Conception and creation of a digital music archive at the HfM Detmold
  • Participation in existing and future courses of study at the founding universities