Profiles of Digital Media, Digital Video, Electronic Media, Film, Multimedia, & Visual Communications Programs & Schools

North Carolina

Digital media is a multidisciplinary degree that covers areas such as visual thinking, 2D design, imaging, visualization, technical communication, fine arts, and more. Some programs offer concentrations in areas such as digital visualization, digital animation and digital interaction and game design. As such, graduates will have the skills needed to work in a variety of industries from advertising and public relations to animation to television and film. In North Carolina, and across the U.S., these skills are in high demand. 

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Digital Media Schools in New York defines digital media as “digitized content such as audio, video, graphics, and text that can be transmitted over the Internet or computer networks.” This means, digital media artists can find work in a wide variety of fields such as advertising, animation, public relations and marketing, film and video, radio and television broadcasting, gaming, graphic design, publishing, web design, photography, education, consulting, non-profit, government, museums, and more.

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Media Arts Schools in Texas September 23, 2015


From film and television production to advertising and event production, media artists work in some of today’s most exciting fields. In the State of Texas, aspiring media artists will find no shortage of studios, creative agencies, galleries, art organizations, and more that are always looking for fresh talent. Just a few include Firehouse Advertising, Planet Texas Studios, Miller Ad Agency, Austin Visuals, and Adcetera.

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Digital Media Schools in Florida

Digital media is digitized content such as audio, video, graphics, and text that can be transmitted over the Internet or computer networks ( Aspiring artists in this field work in exciting industries such as advertising, film, gaming, public relations, graphic design, publishing, web design, and photography. Other areas of interest for digital media artists include teaching, consulting, non-profit/foundations, digital art, government, and museums. 

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Digital Media Schools in Texas September 16, 2015

Texas Digital Media

Digital media integrates art and design with technology. Students wishing to enter this field will study mass media, 2-D animation, web design and development, user interface design, writing for multimedia, and more. Because digital media is a multidisciplinary degree, graduates have the skills needed to work in graphic design, editing, multimedia art and animation, advertising, public relations, film and video, computer games, marketing, and more. 

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Film Schools in Virginia September 1, 2015

Virginia Film Schools

Virginia’s history and scenery make it a popular backdrop for many films. In fact, Hollywood has made many trips to the state to film blockbuster movies such as Argo, J. Edgar, Lincoln, War of the Worlds, Hannibal, Minority Report, Mission: Impossible, Patriot Games, Silence of the Lambs, Dirty Dancing, and Coal Miner’s Daughter. Film productions, both big and small, have kept the state’s film community very busy over the years. A large number of television production studios, documentary filmmakers, and global ad campaigns play a significant role in the employment scene as well.

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California has the highest population of media professionals in the world. The Bureau of Labor Statistics combines arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations. The number of professionals working in these fields is a hefty 290,160. Even more impressive is, around 11,350 work in media and communications. Just a few popular industries for digital media professionals include advertising and public relations, film and video, web design, photography, publishing, and museums and similar institutions. Digital media artists also teach and they work in consulting, for non-profit organizations, and for government departments, museums and more.

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Film Schools in Texas August 20, 2015

Texas Film

Texas is not on the outside looking in. The Lone Star State is as much a part of the film scene as any other top ten state and the industry here is growing. More than 1,000 projects have been filmed in Texas over the years, including some of the most controversial films in history. Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Midnight Cowboy (1969), The Last Picture Show (1971), Apollo 13 (1995), Good Will Hunting (1997), Boys Don't Cry (1999), and Kill Bill (2003) are just a few of the best films shot (or partly shot) in the State of Texas. Some of Texas’s most recent film credits include Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)The Tree of Life (2011),Spy Kids 4 (2011), True Grit (2010)There Will Be Blood (2007), and No Country for Old Men (2007). The television series Dallas (1978-1991)Friday Night Lights (2006-2011), and The Lying Game (2011-2013) filmed in Texas as well.

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Degrees Offered: B.S. in Digital Media Studies with Design or Technology Emphasis, B.F.A. in Digital Arts

Tuition Information: In-state tuition and fees are $7,237 (2014-15); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,097 (2014-15)

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Do you remember a decade ago, when there was a painting software monopoly? When there were only one or two really good programs to choose from and no competition at all? It sure is nice being a digital artist today, with tons of new software options flooding the market. With so many to choose from now, which are the best of the newcomers though? There’s plenty names to debate, but Krita’s incredible power and impressive speed is quickly making it my favorite new 2D art software. The fact that it’s free and open source only make it even more exciting!

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