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Weekly Learning With the NODE Institute's Summer Season 23

At The NODE Institute, we've been experimenting with various teaching formats for the past three years.
Now, we're thrilled to introduce our latest endeavor: the SUMMER SEASON 2023.

We've curated a meticulously designed program that caters to both beginners and advanced users of TouchDesigner and VVVV, with the ultimate goal of providing unparalleled education in visual programming.

Our online courses are led by experienced instructors and feature weekly sessions that allow participants to acquire new skills that will complement their studies or professional work. Our Beginner classes are sold as a single block, while Intermediate modules can be purchased either as a bundle or single units.

TD Beginner Class Summer 23

Start – April 11th 2023 6-9 PM (CET)In English Language / Online via Zoom
12 weekly modules until June 27th 2023
Instructor: Nima Gazestani

Join us for a transformative semester-long course that caters to both students and professionals. This weekly add-on to your studies or work is specifically designed to teach you a new creative coding tool that can be leveraged in your career. You'll be part of a diverse group of learners hailing from various countries and backgrounds, united in the pursuit of mastering this new skill.

Regardless of whether you're an artist, musician, architect, programmer, event technician, or simply a curious mind, this course is ideal for anyone seeking a creative learning experience.

Over the course of 12 weekly sessions, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of visual programming in TouchDesigner. Each module is structured around creating small, playful interactive example programs, which will enable you to explore the full range of TouchDesigner's capabilities.

Learn more about the Beginner Class Summer 2023

TD Intermediates Summer 23

Start – April 5th 2023 6-9 (CET)In English Language / Online via Zoom
13 Modules in 16 weekly Sessions, every Wednesday until July 19th 2023

This course, spanning an entire semester, is tailored for individuals with intermediate proficiency in TouchDesigner who are eager to progress to the next level and equip themselves with the necessary skills for the diverse settings where TouchDesigner is employed. While we may not be able to cover all topics, our years of experience have enabled us to anticipate common scenarios that you may encounter in the field.

We have assembled a team of highly respected instructors from around the globe to deliver a comprehensive semester-long learning experience aimed at elevating your TouchDesigner skills to new heights: Stefan Kraus, VanTa, Aurelian ionus, Josef Pelz, Tommy Etkin, Moritz Hilscher, Daniel Molnar, Wieland Hilker and Bileam Tschepe.

The live lectures will impart condensed knowledge, share best practices, and potentially save you days or even weeks of independent research. Our instructors will also furnish you with components, example files, and code that you can readily integrate into your own projects.

Learn more about the TD Intermediates Summer 23

Flexible Pricing


At our institute, we believe in fairness and inclusivity. To that end, we offer three different pricing categories for all our courses. We understand that the economic value of our course may differ depending on the participant's circumstances, and we urge everyone to make a responsible and respectful decision when choosing their ticket.

We recognize that this knowledge can be highly lucrative in the advertising, branding, event, or science sectors. However, we also understand that it may not necessarily translate to financial gain in small independent projects without a commercial background. Regardless of your situation, we encourage you to select the ticket that aligns with your needs and circumstances:

  • Student & Hobbyist
    You are currently studying or want to learn TouchDesignerfor personal reasons that are nor related to your source of income.
  • Professional
    You are working professionally as a self employed or freelancing person and want to learn TouchDesigner to advance your career and win new customers by expanding your skills. Maybe you work as an employee in another field, but want to qualify yourself for new challenges, yet your company is not supporting you on this path.
  • Company
    You are employed with or are running a company that will leverage the new skills in their work with clients. You want to further qualify your employees and support them on their learning path

Certification Program


Due to popular demand we decided to offer the opportunity for participants to earn certification based on the knowledge gained from our Beginners Class. Under their guidance of our instructors, participants will work on an assignment over the course of three sessions, culminating in the creation of an interactive program inspired by real-life scenarios.

Upon successful completion of the assignment and meeting the established criteria, The NODE Institute will certify that the participant is capable of working with TouchDesigner on an intermediate level. This certification confirms that the individual is qualified to find solutions within the framework of the software, and is a testament to their newly acquired skills.

Learn more about the Certification Program here!

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