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SBCC School of Media Arts Showcase on May 19


The growing field of media arts – which represents a vast array of disciplines ranging from film production, to animation to photography – will be highlighted at the 14th Annual School of Media Arts Showcase Presentation at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) on Thursday, May 19, from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at SBCC’s Fé Bland Forum on West Campus.

Held at the end of each spring semester, the showcase will feature an awards ceremony and presentations of the juried SBCC student works selected as the winners. Award categories include:

Photography: Fine Art, Still Life, Portrait, Experimental, Nature, Editorial and Portfolio

Graphic Design: Ad Campaign, Brochure Design, Informational Poster, Showcase Poster, Type Only Poster, Book Cover Design, Booklet Design Children’s Book Design, and Process Book

Film Studies: Film Criticism, Screenwriting, and Academic Film Writing

Film Production: Narrative Film, Documentary Film, Cinematography, Editing, “Mockumentary” Film, Motion Graphics, 2D Animation, Visual Effects, Original Music Composition, Score/Mix/Sound Design

Multimedia: Flash Animation, 3D Animation, Game Development/Design, Still Graphics in 3D, Online/Interactive Portfolio, Commercial/Promotional Website, Digital Art/Imaging, Mobile Media, and Audio for Radio Broadcast

Journalism: Newspaper Page Design, News Writing, Opinion Writing, Feature Writing, News Photography, Feature Photography, and Multimedia Reporting.

The winners will receive recognition in front of top media arts professionals and award certificates.

SBCC established the School of Media Arts in 2001, combining a number of formerly separate disciplines for communications arts and technologies under one umbrella program. With over 2,600 students enrolling annually, a number of graduates have gone on to work for such companies as Lucasfilm, NBC, ABC, Disney, and Newsweek among many others. The local business community has also supported the program with student internships – 85 participate in the Media Arts Program alone — that integrate learning with hands-on skills.

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