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Sharing Perspectives in Digital Media

Entrepreneurship in Connecticut

April 18, 2023

“I think more non-digital media students need more digital media skills, and digital media need more than just the art side of the skill set.”   Episode 15 of Select+CT with David Noble, UConn’s Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation     After 2008, Connecticut’s economy didn’t rebound as quickly as the rest […]

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DMCT Partners with the CADC Annual Awards Show

April 14, 2023

Digital Media CT is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) to support the Annual CADC Awards Show.   The CADC Awards Show celebrates the very best in advertising and design from Connecticut’s creative community. It’s a chance for local creatives to showcase their talents and compete for recognition […]

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Digital Media’s Influence on Public Broadcasting

March 6, 2023

“How can I not only get this beautiful storytelling – or this amazing piece of journalism – onto all these platforms but how can I tell it in a way that makes sense with that platform?”   Episode 20 of Select+CT with Lauren Komrosky, Chief Digital Officer, Connecticut Public        Television and radio […]

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Women in Animation

February 3, 2023

“The industry tends to be pretty male-dominated; it tends to be a boys club.”   Episode 19 of Select+CT with Bridget Costa, Motion Designer, and Professor Samantha from the University of Connecticut.     According to a recent study conducted by Zippia, there are over 7,091 known animators employed in the U.S. Within this number […]

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Post-School Career Expectations in Animation and Motion Graphics

February 3, 2023

“How you present yourself, and your creative work is an important indicator or signal for how the person on the other end is going to receive that.”    Episode 19 of Select+CT with Professor Steve Harper, University of Connecticut.   In 2020, we were thinking about what our schools’ post covid would look like. In […]

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Global Game Jam

January 17, 2023

Want to make a video game? Register for the Global Game Jam at Quinnipiac University for an action-packed weekend of game-making with fellow gamers and inspiring game developers. Date: January 30 – February 5 The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event. Similar to a Hackathon or Film Challenge, the Global […]

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Building a Digital Media Company

November 14, 2022

“I think it really just comes down to starting a vision in your dorm room and being able to get great people around you.”    Episode 12 of Select+CT with David Salinas, Co-Founder of Digital Surgeons and Innovation District in New Haven, Pete Sena, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Surgeons     Since listening to […]

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Freelancing and Internships

November 14, 2022

“You need to be your own advocate, your own agent, your own corporation.”   Episode 11 of Select+CT with Derek Amrosi, National Emmy Award-Winning Editor, Gary Cohen, Triple Threat Television      Listening to Select + CT, I’ve realized there is more to CT than suburban homes, medium-sized office buildings, and Dunkin Donuts on every […]

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University to Hollywood

November 14, 2022

“You have to learn the rules first before you start to break and bend them.”    Episode 8 of Select+CT with Timothy Suarez, Blue Sky Studios     The goal (or one of them) as an animator is to make the most entertaining shot possible. Sometimes the outcome of that shot depends on how much […]

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Content Marketing

November 14, 2022

“People don’t just want to see an ad anymore. They want to see content that means something to them.”    Episode 7 of Select+CT with Colleen Sherry, Henkel     I can never take those medication ads seriously.  They conform to the same rigid formats that require a list of the severe side effects that […]

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