Digital Arts Program

Links of Interest

GENERAL INTEREST
What Is Digital art? | From the British Council for the Arts 
Art in the Digital Age: Part 1 | Art in the Digital Age: Part 2 |  From Crane.TV

UNCW DIGITAL ARTS IN THE NEWS
UNCW NEWS | UNCW Announces New Program in Digital Arts (from UNCW Website) 
WWAY3 TV | UNCW Will Have a Digital Arts Programs in Fall of 2017

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
ACM SIGGRAPH | The New York–based Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.
AIGA | The American Institute of Graphic Arts is a professional organization for design. Its members practice all forms of communication design.
ESA | The Entertainment Software Association is dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish computer and video games.
IGDA | The International Game Developers Association is the largest non-profit membership organization serving individuals who create video games.
SEGD | The Society for Environmental Graphic Design is the global community for people who work at the intersection of communication design and the built environment.

SOFTWARE USED IN THE DIGITAL ARTS PROGRAM 
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE  | Adobe Systems' Adobe Creative Suite is a collection of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications.
MAYA  | Autodesk's Maya software, is a 3D computer graphics software used to create interactive 3D applications, including video games, animated film, TV series, or visual effects.

SOME TOP AMERICAN CREATIVE AGENCIES
IDEO IDEO uses the design thinking methodology to design products, services, environments, and digital experiences.
IMAGINARY FORCES | Imaginary Forces is a creative company specializing in visual storytelling and brand strategy, making design-driven content for a wide range of partners and projects.
INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC | Industrial Light & Magic is a leading American motion picture visual effects company.
PIXARPixar Animation Studios, is a leading computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

GRADUATE STUDY 
BALL STATE UNVERSITY Master of Arts degree in Digital Storytelling
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Master of Science degree in Digital Arts Production
DREXEL UNIVERSITY Master and Doctoral of Science degrees in Digital Media
N.C. STATE COLLEGE of DESIGN Master of Art + Design in Animation and Interactive Media
PRATT INSTITUTE Master of Fine Arts degrees in Digital Animation and Motion Arts, Interactive Arts and Digital Imaging
SAVANNAH COLLEGE of ART & DESIGN Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Effects