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This course provides students with the opportunity to collaborate on interdisciplinary media arts projects with peers sharing expertise from different artistic genres within the emerging field of media arts. Students taking the course must have advanced knowledge and experience with one or more of the following areas: digital art and design, computer arts, video, electronic music, digital storytelling, filmmaking, game design, animation, visual effects, motion graphics, animation art and design, digital photography, 3D virtual worlds, digital performance, and audio production. Course projects will be tailored to fit the expertise and interests of each student cohort. The course will include a critical analysis of media arts in various contexts, including aesthetic, ethical, social and professional considerations for media artists. Advanced level media arts require effective collaboration among artists from different genres. The course will include a significant collaborative project as well as opportunities to focus on individual artistic growth and portfolio development.
Students will explore various tools and concepts while producing a digital portfolio and advanced level collaborative media arts project. Students will read, analyze and discuss texts and articles related to media arts, new media, electronic arts, mixed reality, virtual worlds, games, and digital performance. They will participate in peer critique, and provide feedback on the works in progress of their peers. The primary course project will be threaded throughout the course, including processes such as a proposal, storyboard, script, rough cut, and refined final project piece. Students will be expected to use social media, web 2.0 tools, and emerging media environments for course communications and research.
Prerequisites: Advanced knowledge and experience with one or more of the following areas: digital art and design, computer arts, video, electronic music, digital storytelling, filmmaking, game design, animation, visual effects, motion graphics, animation art and design, digital photography, 3D virtual worlds, digital performance, and audio production.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.
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