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Digital, Visual and Media Arts

 

ABOUT DIGITAL, VISUAL AND MEDIA ARTS

Of all the career industries, the Arts, Media, and Entertainment sector requires perhaps the greatest cross-disciplinary interaction because the work in this sector has a propensity to be largely project-based, requiring both independent work and  skills for career success.  Careers in the Arts, Media and Entertainment sector fall into four general pathways: Design, Visual and Media Arts, Performing Arts, Production and Managerial Arts; and Game Design and Integration.

What kind of opportunities are in this field?

Media & Arts Design, Performing Arts, & Productions & Managerial Arts. The variety of careers in this sector can accommodate different personalities ranging from eccentric actresses and professional gamers to multi-tasking managers.

What about CA?

In 2016 the projected growth for Multi-Media Artists, & Animators is 31.9% .

Is the industry growing?

With the increasing use of art and design elements in daily life, the demand for jobs in this pathway will continue to grow. 

Careers

The variety of careers in this sector can accommodate a variety of personalities and skill sets, ranging from eclectic actors and professional gamers to multi-tasking managers and producers.

Graphic Designer,  Lighting Technician, Film Loader, Animator, Publisher, Camera Operator, Producer, Composer, Voice-Over Artist, Announcer, & Musician, Composer,  Commercial Artist, Museum Curator, Web Designer, Stage Manager, Talent Manager, Theatrical and Broadcast Technician, Event.

Includes occupations that use tools and materials as the primary means of creative  expression. Artists and photographers use visual mediums as their tools in the same way writers, poets, and publishers use written mediums. The electronic and aural fields used in this pathway are constantly changing as technology evolves, requiring continuing studies to keep up.

COURSEWORK

All courses are A-G approved

Required coursework within this pathway includes a combination of the following :

  • Video Production
  • Broadcasting
  • Advanced Digital Video Production
  • Photography
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Web Design
  • Game Design

Coursework  is designed to give the advanced student an in-depth study of the artistic, creative and historical background of the Film and Television Industry, as well as Media Design.