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21 May 2024 , 09:00 23 May 2024 , 23:59 CEST

We are honored to announce the return of the TouchDesigner event to Berlin, set to take place at HOLON and other venues from May 21 to May 23, 2024. Once again, this will be an intimate gathering for about 100 participants.

The conference’s first day will be a separately ticketed workshop day, offering limited capacity seats exclusively for conference attendees.

Following the successful model of our 2023 Event, the subsequent two days will consist of a daytime program of presentations from the community. This will be complemented by two very special evenings of inspired entertainment at a couple of unique venues: Studio 1111 and MONOPOL Berlin. Details in program below.

As always, these events are intended to share new work and ideas, inspire and educate, and simply to gather in person for intensive TouchDesigner community time. Derivative’s Greg Hermanovic, Markus Heckmann, Isabelle Rousset, Malcolm Bechard, Ben Voigt and Eric Bonn from the Derivative team will be in attendance and look forward to seeing you all!

Daytime Program
May 21st to 23rd (Tue + Wed + Thu)

TUE, May 21st at Forum factory, 10AM – 6PM (CET)

Join Greg Hermanovic, Malcolm Bechard, Eric Bonn, Roy Gerritsen, Tim Gerritsen, Keith Lostracco, and Idzard Kwadijk for an 8 hour “test drive” hands-on session on a new feature set coming to TouchDesigner. Intended for the intermediate TouchDesigner creator, this workshop will be a mix of exploration and show & tells from TouchDesigner developers and community members.

The workshop takes place at Forum Factory, doors will open at 9:30 AM

This workshop is *not* catered. There are coffee shops, stores and restaurants in the vicinity to purchase lunch and refreshments.

Access to the workshop is only possible via the Event/Workshop Bundle Ticket.

WED+THUR, May 22.+23. at HOLON, 9AM – 5PM (CET)

Supported by/In partnership with MONOMANGO the day program takes place at the HOLON space. The venue opens at 9:00am with a short greeting from the Derivative team at 9:30am followed by a series of presentations from the community.

Simon Alexander Adams, USA
Oliver Ellmers, UK
Roy & Tim Gerritsen, NL
stanislav Glazov, DE
Greg Hermanovic, CA
Ildar Iakubov, GE
Aurelian Ionus, RO

Idzard Kwadijk, NL
Soyun Park, NL
Bileam Tschepe, DE
Chagall van den Berg, NL
Mickey van Olst, NL
Volvoxlabs, USA
Weidi Zhang, USA

Learn more about the program and the presentations here:

Ticket – waiting list

Tickets for the TouchDesigner Event Berlin 2024 have reached full capacity but we have started a waitlist in case of cancellations. To join the waitlist, please add your name and contact details to the form provided here:

Additionally, if you’ve secured a ticket but find you won’t be able to attend, please inform us promptly. This will allow us to offer your spot to another eager participant.

Please note that there is still capacity for both evening events, which are free and included for ticket holders. Everybody else kindly asked to reserve a spot below!

For those unable to join us in person, you will be able to watch a livestream of the full daytime program on our YouTube channel and join the discussion virtually.
Livestream links for both days are available below.

Furthermore, all presentations will be recorded and later shared on the TouchDesigner YouTube channel for your viewing convenience.


All daytime presentations will streamed on our Youtube channel:

Day 1 / May 22nd / WED / 10 AM : https://youtube.com/live/aGxNG_91a9U
Day 2 / May 23rd / THUR / 10 AM : https://youtube.com/live/hxCsPlc6W-o

Evening Program
May 22nd to 23rd (Wed + Thu)

Immersive VJ Night
Wed, May 22nd at STUDIO1111, 7PM (CET)

The first evening of TouchDesigner Event Berlin 2024 will bring us to Studio1111.
Learn more about this free event and RSVP to secure your spot

Open Dragons Night
Thur, May 23rd at MONOPOL, 8PM (CET)

The second evening of TouchDesigner Event Berlin 2024 will bring us to Monopol.
Learn more about this free event and RSVP to secure your spot

Thur, May 24th at SSPATIAL MEDIA LAB, 3 PM (CET)

In addition to the official program, Keith Lostracco and Idzard Kwadijk from IntentDev, in cooperation with the Spatial Media Lab, will host a TouchPy masterclass (see presentation Thursday 23rd).

TouchPy is a cutting-edge Python library with a C++ core designed to enhance interactions between Python frameworks and TouchDesigner through Vulkan and CUDA. This tool facilitates direct GPU-to-GPU (zero-copy) data transfers, optimizing the integration of AI technologies with TouchDesigner, especially for frameworks like PyTorch and Nvidia Warp. TouchPy’s development responds to the challenges of swiftly incorporating complex Python-based AI into TouchDesigner.

In this masterclass, Keith and Idzard will walk through installing and configuring TouchPy for a particular machine, installing and importing Python packages that implement generative and inference models, and integrating the packages with TouchDesigner.

For the TouchPy masterclass, attendees should have a basic understanding of Python and TouchDesigner. Attendees will not need to bring a computer.

After the masterclass you are invited to stay at the Spatial Media Lab, grab a drink and maybe even hold a presentation of your own. The stage will be open for everyone to present, as several desks with screens invite to share knowledge in smaller groups.

The Space will be open until the late evening, drinks are provided as are small snacks.

Spatial Media Lab
An d. Industriebahn 12,
13088 Berlin