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  • Resilience: 2022 UConn Digital Media & Design BFA Senior Exhibition Resilience: 2022 UConn Digital Media & Design BFA Senior Exhibition
    Resilience: 2022 UConn Digital Media & Design B.F.A. Senior Exhibition    The UConn Digital Media & Design Department is excited to announce the 2022 DMD BFA Senior Exhibition, Resilience. After two years of virtual exhibitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are thrilled to hold an in person exhibition which is open from April 2 […]
    Posted on March 26, 2022
  • (Via UConn Today) Coding, Creating, and Changing the World (Via UConn Today) Coding, Creating, and Changing the World
    March 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Severance Coding, Creating, and Changing the World How the Stamford Startup Studio and the Werth Institute helped one student discover the innovator within   Reaj Uddin ‘23 (SFA) remembers studying for a school competition in the seventh grade to try to win $25. “It was a social studies competition where whoever knows […]
    Posted on March 21, 2022
  • (via UConn Today) App Supporting Archival Research Continues Development with Community Partnerships (via UConn Today) App Supporting Archival Research Continues Development with Community Partnerships
    February 15, 2022 | Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research App Supporting Archival Research Continues Development with Community Partnerships Sourcery aims to provide a one-stop shop for archival document sharing between collecting institutions and researchers. Archivists hold in trust centuries of documents and artifacts that historians, anthropologists, literary scholars and more […]
    Posted on February 22, 2022
  • (Via UConn Today) DMD Professor’s Historically Themed Video Game Receives Industry Accolades (Via UConn Today) DMD Professor’s Historically Themed Video Game Receives Industry Accolades
    February 3, 2022 | Kimberly Phillips The historically themed video game “Blackhaven” from Digital Media & Design assistan professor James Coltrain has grabbed international praise and industry-wide attention for its narrative structure that centers on the efforts of a fictional plantation-turned-museum that attempts to cover up its past. Three months after its July release, “Blackhaven” was one […]
    Posted on February 3, 2022
  • Heejoo Kim’s New Film “Behind The Loom” Released Heejoo Kim’s New Film “Behind The Loom” Released
    Congratulations to DMD Motion Design & Animation professor Heejoo Kim, whose new film, Behind the Loom, is hitting the international film festival circuit! Behind the Loom is a short experimental animated documentary about the story of women during World War II. It unpacks the mystery of a family tragedy looking through a miniature handmade loom. […]
    Posted on October 26, 2021
  • UConn Game Designers Win Big in Connecticut UConn Game Designers Win Big in Connecticut
    Amid waves of applause from game-loving superheroes, ninja turtles, and Jedi, three of UConn’s Digital Media & Design game designers took home awards at this year’s Connecticut Festival of Indie Games (CT FIG). The annual competition unfolded over three days (September 10-12, 2021) in partnership with ConnectiCon, a family-friendly gaming and anime convention that attracts […]
    Posted on October 15, 2021
  • UConn SFA Professor Oscar Guerra Wins Big at Emmy Awards UConn SFA Professor Oscar Guerra Wins Big at Emmy Awards
    University of Connecticut’s School of Fine Arts professor Oscar Guerra was a winner at the 42nd Annual NewsOscar Guerra and Documentary Emmy Awards Tuesday night. He won Best Story in a Newsmagazine for his documentary film, Love, Life, & the Virus, which tells the story of a local immigrant Guatemalan family and the impact COVID-19 […]
    Posted on October 4, 2021
  • (via UConn Today) MFA Exhibits at Benton Showcase Work by DMD, Studio Art Students (via UConn Today) MFA Exhibits at Benton Showcase Work by DMD, Studio Art Students
    April 21, 2021 | Kenneth Best – UConn Communications MFA Exhibits at Benton Showcase Work by DMD, Studio Art Students Work that celebrates the collaboration that can take place in the arts One of the attractions for enrolling in the Master of Fine Arts in Digital Media & Design (DMD) is the opportunity to work on collaborative projects […]
    Posted on April 21, 2021
  • (Via UConn Today) ‘Along the Waves’ Puts Music in Motion Through Animation (Via UConn Today) ‘Along the Waves’ Puts Music in Motion Through Animation
    ‘Along the Waves’ premieres April 21 at 6 p.m. online When the coronavirus pandemic paused in-person events and online streaming became the main venue for arts performances, two professors in the UConn School of Fine Arts started thinking about a project that would showcase their students’ creative talents. Anna Lindemann, assistant professor of motion design […]
    Posted on April 20, 2021
  • Unraveled: 2021 UConn DMD BFA Senior Exhibition Unraveled: 2021 UConn DMD BFA Senior Exhibition
    Graduating BFA seniors from the University of Connecticut Department of Digital Media & Design are excited to showcase their senior project work in the virtual exhibition Unraveled. The online exhibition launches Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at http://dmd.uconn.edu/bfashow. In addition, an online screening featuring film and animation premieres will take place via YouTube on Friday May […]
    Posted on April 15, 2021
  • “Turning Point” 2021 DMD MFA Thesis Exhibition “Turning Point” 2021 DMD MFA Thesis Exhibition
    The 2021 Digital Media & Design Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition showcases innovative work in digital media.  The University of Connecticut’s Department of Digital Media & Design is delighted to announce the 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition Turning Point, viewable online and in-person starting March 31, 2021. The in-person exhibition runs through April 9 at […]
    Posted on March 12, 2021
  • (Via UConn Today) ‘Amplifying Black Voices in Hollywood’ Debuts DMD Speaker Series (Via UConn Today) ‘Amplifying Black Voices in Hollywood’ Debuts DMD Speaker Series
    A focus on topics ranging from lack of Black representation on writing staffs to the distorted perspectives of TV crime dramas.     UConn’s Digital Media & Design Department will host the inaugural event in its Diverse Perspectives in Digital Media & Design: 2021 Speaker Serieswith “Amplifying Black Voices in Hollywood” on Friday, Feb. 19 […]
    Posted on February 19, 2021
  • (Via UConn Today) UConn’s Social Media Analytics Command Center Has 2020 Election Night Covered (Via UConn Today) UConn’s Social Media Analytics Command Center Has 2020 Election Night Covered
    November 3, 2020 | Mike Enright ’88 (CLAS), University Communications UConn’s Social Media Analytics Command Center Has 2020 Election Night Covered The UConn Social Media Analytics Command Center will be covering the Presidential election with a live broadcast on Tuesday and then will be following up on Twitter when polls start to close around the country. he […]
    Posted on November 3, 2020
  • Election Night Live Social Media Analysis Election Night Live Social Media Analysis
    UConn DMD Election Night Live Social Media Analysis Tuesday, November 3 at 5:30pm Join us on Election night from 5:30pm-6:00pm EST for a live broadcast from the UConn SMACC (Social Media Analytics Command Center). Faculty and student researchers will discuss critical election issues, analyze real-time social media trends, and make some predictions. Watch it live […]
    Posted on October 30, 2020
  • DMD Student Creates Platform to Support Mental Wellness and Connection During Pandemic DMD Student Creates Platform to Support Mental Wellness and Connection During Pandemic
    DMD undergrad, Jamison Cote, was recognized by NBC Connecticut for creating an online platform where students can send and receive personalized encouraging videos during these tough times. Along with his classmate, Alex Kim, the two students set out to help their peers cope with the stressors of college life during a pandemic by creating a […]
    Posted on October 13, 2020
  • (via UConn Today) Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers (via UConn Today) Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers
    October 12, 2020 | Jaclyn Severance Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers Two UConn students have launched a social app they hope will make college students around the country feel more connected and supported. Pandemic life for college students is overwhelming, challenging, and isolating. Two UConn students, though, wanted to help their peers […]
    Posted on October 12, 2020
  • (Via UConn Today) DMD Faculty Named in Multiple SCHARP Awards (Via UConn Today) DMD Faculty Named in Multiple SCHARP Awards
    OVPR Funds Five Projects in the Arts & Humanities Congratulations to the DMD faculty who have received UConn OVPR SCHARP awards! Professor Heejoo Kim (PI) was awarded $8,000 for “The Loom,” a collaboration with Co-PI’s Helene Kvale (Dramatics Arts), Tanju Ozdemir (DMD), and Simon Hutchinson (Univ. of New Haven). DMD professors, Tom Scheinfeldt and Greg […]
    Posted on October 8, 2020