Discover DMD

Discover DMD

Welcome to UConn Digital Media & Design (DMD)!

Faculty waving on call

Explore this page to learn more about our 7 career paths:

  • 3D Animation B.F.A.*
  • Digital Film/Video Production B.F.A.
  • Game Design B.F.A.*
  • Motion Design & Animation B.F.A.
  • Web / Interactive Media Design B.F.A.
  • Digital Culture B.A.
  • Digital Media Business Strategies B.A.
  • B.A. in Digital Media Design

* Game Design and 3D Animation are only offered at the main campus in Storrs.

FALL EVENTS for Digital Media & Design

FALL CAMPUS VISIT DAYS - STORRS CAMPUS

Sunday, October 2, 2022 or Saturday, October 15, 2022 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (DMD events from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
Join us on our main campus for a Fall Campus Visit Day designed to highlight the very best that UConn has to offer. From academic sessions and admissions presentations, to student panels and more, discover what makes UConn one of the nation’s top public universities. Visit Bishop Center to meet DMD faculty and students and tour facilities. 

DMD concentrations include: 3D Animation, Digital Film/Video Production, Game Design, Digital Culture, Digital Media Business Strategies, Motion Design & Animation, Web/Interactive Media Design.

Visit Day Schedule:
SFA Dean’s Welcome
von der Mehden Recital Hall
12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Meet & Greet with DMD Faculty and Students
Bishop Center - Room 006
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Engage in personal, one-on-one conversations with faculty and students to learn more about our innovative DMD program, research, internships, and career opportunities.

Student-led Facility Tours & Interactive Activities
Bishop Center, Room 136
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Have fun exploring our newly remodeled facilities, including our Film Production Studio, Motion Capture Studio, DX Lab, Social Media Analytics Command Center, VR/Game Studio, and Cintiq Lab. Snap a photo in our Photobooth, #UConnDMD!

Presentation on the DMD Program and Careers
Bishop Center, Room 146
1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Learn about our degrees, concentrations, student life, careers, alumni success, and how to apply.

When registering, be sure to select “Digital Media and Design (BA) or (BFA)” as your “Intended Major*” 

REGISTER FOR STORRS VISIT DAY

UConn Storrs Digital Media & Design Facilities VIP Tour (by appointment).

Prospective students can come to campus to tour our facilities, meet faculty, and ask questions. Contact Marcella Vertefeuille at: 860-486-6765 or digitalmedia@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting and tour.

DISCOVER DMD - STAMFORD CAMPUS

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6 - 7:30pm
Join us at UConn Stamford to Discover Digital Media & Design (DMD)! Engage in interactive activities and personal, one-on-one conversations with faculty and students to learn more about our innovative DMD program. Explore our newly remodeled facilities, including our Film Production Studio, Advanced Computing Lab, Media Cage, and Art Studio. Snap a photo in our Photobooth, #UConnDMD!

Discover how we prepare DMD students to become future leaders in design, communications, business, entertainment, and other related industries.

DMD Stamford concentrations include: Digital Film/Video Production, Digital Culture, Digital Media Business Strategies, Motion Design & Animation, and Web/Interactive Media Design.

REGISTER FOR DISCOVER DMD STAMFORD

UConn Stamford Digital Media & Design VIP Tour (by appointment)

Students interested in Digital Media & Design are invited to visit campus to learn more about the program and its concentrations. Visits include a tour of our newly remodeled facilities, including our Advanced Computing Lab, Film Production Studio, Media Cage, and Art Studio. Contact Emmanuel Sainville at:  emmanuel.sainville@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting and tour.

 

UConn Digital Media & Design Virtual Meet & Greet (by appointment).

Prospective students can hop on Zoom with one of our faculty or staff and learn more about our amazing DMD program. Contact Marcella Vertefeuille at: 860-486-6765 or digitalmedia@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting about Storrs or Stamford.

 

 

CHECK OUT LAST YEAR'S STORRS VISIT DAY!

  • A group of prospective students and parents watching a film demonstration.

 

Be sure to check this page regularly and follow us on social media! We will be making regular updates and sharing events via these methods.

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Our Concentrations

Digital Media Business Strategies

Digital Media Business Strategies

B.A. in Digital Media Design (generalist)

BA in DMD

Check out these helpful videos and links:

Take a Virtual Tour of DMD Storrs

Explore our Motion Capture Studio, Film Production Studio, VR / Gaming Studio, Social Media Analytics Command Center, Digital Experience Lab, Cintiq Lab, and more!

Watch our Virtual Open House With DMD Faculty and Students (11/21/20)

Recording of the live Zoom event where potential future Huskies learned about our seven concentrations, the application process, and the DMD student experience. After a brief presentation and introductions, we broke out into rotating sessions to meet faculty and current students in our 7 concentrations, ask questions, and view student work. This video contains a 7-minute rapid overview of the department, followed by introductions by faculty and select students. After this recording, students did an interactive poll and went into the breakout rooms to talk with DMD faculty and students.

Watch a Day in the Life of a Storrs DMD Student

How To Apply to UConn DMD

Questions about how to apply to UConn Digital Media and Design? We hope our animated guide will help you out!

About DMD

We create future leaders in design, communications, business, and entertainment. Students can study animation, gaming, web design & development, digital media business strategies, film / video production, and the digital humanities.

Under the guidance of faculty who are all experienced professionals and practitioners, students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and engage with leading-edge hardware and software to both produce and measure digital media content for both today - and tomorrow’s - brave new digital world. Our commitment to experiential learning in the classroom prepares our students to respond to real-world challenges that will distinguish them as thinkers, creators and innovators in the digital space.

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DMD BY THE NUMBERS

26

FULL-TIME FACULTY

who are industry professionals and award-winning artists

375+

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

across our 7 concentrations

12:1

STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

89%

OF ALUMNI LAND AN INDUSTRY JOB

within a year of graduation

2

CAMPUSES

both Storrs & Stamford offer four-year undergraduate degrees

80+

UNIQUE CLASSES

provide a rich educational experience in each concentrations

100+

INTERNSHIPS

secured at leading companies in Connecticut and beyond!

20+

COLLABORATIONS 

EACH YEAR with creative arts entities and corporate clients

25+

VISITING EXPERTS

on campus to present, network, workshop, and mentor students each year