Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Utah (UT) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

 

Our 2014 rankings of the Top 15 schools for game design and development in the Southwest US. 

We define the Southwest as Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

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Our 2014 rankings of the Top 10 Animation Schools in the Southwest. We define the Southwest as Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

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Our 2014 list of the Top 100 Animation School Programs in the US. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

11. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 
When the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chouinard Art Institute merged in 1961 with the help of none other than Walt and Roy Disney, it became one of the most coveted artist’s communities on the west coast. Dubbed California Institute of Arts (better known as CalArts), the school quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the top ten schools for aspiring animators and America’s top college for students in the arts.

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The University of Utah

The son of a rocket scientist, Robert (Bob) Kessler was arguably destined for studies that were out-of-this-world. But it wasn’t the darkness of space that drew his attention; instead, it was the emerging new world of computer science that sucked him in with the force of a black hole. Earning a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in the subject from the University of Utah during the 1970s, Kessler worked in software R&D and founded several companies before turning his attention back to his alma mater as a faculty member in the School of Computing.

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Top 10 Animation and Game Design Schools in the Southwest

Our 2013 list of the Top 10 Animation and Game Design Schools in the Southwest. We define the Southwest as Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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Web Design Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

A good website is an excellent marketing tool for businesses. Unlike other forms of marketing such as direct mail and television advertising, a website has the potential to reach millions (if not billions) of Internet users around the world, and fast. With a website in hand, any given business or organization can increase its chances of growing by more than 50 percent –according to many estimates.

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Studio Art Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

Studio art is one of the most aggressive majors an art and design school can offer. Students have the opportunity to take some of the same courses featured in a general art degree program, with several noted differences. One of the biggest differences is studio art majors will spend a significant amount of time working in a studio setting rather than a classroom. They may also select one or more focus areas such as painting + drawing, illustration, ceramics, glass blowing, fiber, or photography. Some studio art programs also offer focus areas such as digital art, graphic design, and interior design.

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Photography Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

The U.S. is home more than 50,000 salaried photographers. They work in the advertising field, publishing, fashion, photography studios, design firms, film studios, news, and more. These individuals use various techniques and equipment to capture images to use in ad campaigns, art galleries, films, installations, training materials, and more.

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Media Arts Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

Radio broadcasting, film, and television production—these are just a few popular industries for aspiring media artists. In the State of Utah, media arts graduates eventually make their way to major cities such as Salt Lake City or West Valley City where film studios, creative agencies, and television studios embrace fresh talent. Just a few options include Penna Powers Brian Haynes (PPBH), Crowell Advertising, Riser Media, Avalanche Studios, KUTV, and West Valley College.

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