Welcome to the Department of Digital Media
Digital Media prepares students for careers in digital media. It equips students with foundation theories and procedures to develop sound multi-communication structures. It integrates graphics, text animation, video and audio digital materials to entertain, educate, and communicate ideas through meaningful human interaction. Students in Digital Media (DGM) may earn either an AAS degree or a Bachelor's Degree.
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The UVU Digital Audio Degree is a powerful gateway into the fascinating world of album recording and mixing, location and post-production sound for film and video, audio restoration and forensics, live sound, radio production, and audio hardware and software design. Students will use industry-leading equipment including Neve/Euphonix, AVID ProTools, Universal Audio, Waves, Tube Tech, AKG, and many others. By graduation, each student will have produced and engineered numerous music, ADR, Foley, and sound effects sessions, including professional-level mixes, and will have their choice of many other areas of audio expertise, and will be professional employment-ready.
The unique digital film track at UVU has been over ten years in the making. Created by filmmakers, it is a “hands on” filmmaking experience that marries theory and engaged learning by using industry standard scripting, pre-production, production, and post-production techniques. By the time students graduate, they will have had an opportunity to be involved in three short films, professional boot camps, internships on professional productions and a capstone two-semester Senior Project.
Animation & Game Design
UVU now offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Animation and Game Development. This degree affords students the opportunity to gain skills that are central to contemporary industry best practices, with a focus on aesthetics, scripting, and modeling. Animation and Game Development is a limited-enrollment program.