Media Kit

As a German-language journal, the DP covers the entire spectrum of digital media production. The editorial team focuses on the technical and aesthetic backgrounds of animation, VFX, visualization, Reatime 3D, broadcasting, pipelines, camera and audio technology and design, as well as post-production processes. Each edition, in addition to the general focus, provides a comprehensive focus. It covers topics from the areas of hardware and software development, Game & Interactive Media as well as Science & Education or Business & Industry. The DP is host of the annual international animago event with award, conference and exhibition.

Print run & statistics

* Yearly average of Q3/2016-Q2/2017
** Source: 2016 reader survey and Vertriebsunion Meynen


Issue 01/2020 Jan|Feb

AI, KI, KO, ok?

The still new trend topic in the overview for VFX and film pipelines: what is currently possible in terms of AI, what is already useful, and what is pure research that you can not really use yet?

Advertising Deadline: 15.11.2019
Printing deadline: 19.11.2019
Publication date: 13.12.2019

Issue 02/2020 Mar|Apr

The new DP

After ten years we are starting new – and besides all the stuff changing behind the scenes, we‘ll bring you the best in new tools and tricks.

Advertising deadline: 31.01.2020
Printing deadline: 07.02.2020
Publication date: 28.02.2020

Issue 03/2020 May|Jun


Going to university is great – but what to expect from a good education? We talk to the premier universities on how to train educators,equip students and evolve the curriculum.

Advertising Deadline: 31.03.2020
Printing deadline: 03.04.2020
Publication date: 30.04.2020

Issue 04/2020 Jul|Aug


VFX, assets and videos are basically just a giant heap of data – and we investigate the clevererst ways to move every bit at the highest transfer rate your ISP provides.

Advertising Deadline: 20.05.2020
Printing deadline: 27.05.2020
Publication date: 26.06.2020

Issue 05/2020 Sep|Oct


Let‘s make something digital – and we‘ll show you the best ways not to place every polygon by hand. What‘s new and exciting in procedural workflows, APIs and libraries?

Advertising deadline: 21.07.2020
Printing deadline: 05.08.2020
Date of publication: 24.08.2020

Issue 06/2020 Nov|Dec


This is usually the animago issue of the year. Because of the special situation in 2020, animago will pause in 2020 and will be back in 2021. Our team is still deciding on the content of this issue.

Advertising Deadline: 15.09.2020
Printing deadline: 22.09.2020
Publication date: 23.10.2020

Issue 01/2021 Jan|Feb


New tools, clever ways to use excisiting hardware and the software to get it all up and running – everything you can touch to make your daily artists life easier and more flexible, without breaking the bank.

Advertising Deadline: 13.11.2020
Printing deadline: 20.11.2020
Publication date: 18.12.2020

Not only in the print sector is the DP very successful. Our online area and animago event are also available for your marketing campaigns. Together with you, we will create an individual cross-media communication package.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Benedikt Moosheimer
Sales DP & animago