CeMFI: Center of Music and Film Informatics

The CeMFI is a joint institution of the University of Music Detmold (HfM Detmold) and the University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe (HS OWL). It performs research in the area of 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. The 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 experimental music, film, and new media
  • Research and development in the areas 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



Apr 16

Talk by the video artist Christoph Brech

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Mar 16

New release: meico – MEI Converter

Meico is a converter framework for mei files. It currently implements msm and midi export plus several convenience functions...

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Jan 16

3 New Publications in Jan. 2016

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Oct 15

New DAAD professor for sonic arts

We welcome Gilbert Nouno, the new DAAD professor for sonic arts. Among other things he will co-teach in the...

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