DMCT Kick Off Forum 2018
The DMCT Kick Off Forum 2018, is a one-day event that takes place at UConn Stamford on June 22, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.
DMCT Kick Off Forum 2018, is a one-day event that will take place at UConn Stamford on June 22, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Participants of this conference will experience current practices within the film, television or digital media industries. The conference will also include a CT Talent Showcase, which will feature selected work from recent graduates from CT higher education programs in film, television, and digital media.
Conference presenters accomplished digital media professionals from within their respective fields. The interactive and intimate nature of the DMCT Kick Off Forum will ensure that every participant – no matter their background – will have an opportunity to seek out their most pressing questions, whether they are a high school educator, university faculty member, or high school student looking for advice on how to get started in the industry.
For Students: Whether you are a high school student seeking information on the most relevant major for your studies after high school or you are a soon to be graduate looking for your first steps into the industry, the DMCT Kick Off Forum is designed to assist you in making the connections you need for that next step. Keynote presentations and panel discussions with help develop new knowledge for the industry, while participation in round-table discussions will offer guidance in formulating realistic goals for your future.
For Professionals: Attending the DMCT Kick Off Forum will provide not only valuable ideas and tips that you can share with your team but also an opportunity to interact with CT education institutions that are working to produce the future talent at your company. Not only will round-table discussions provide you with a chance to give feedback on CT’s most popular film, television, and digital media programs, but DMCT representatives what to hear from industry on how we can best incorporate your needs within the DMCT initiative.
For Educators: Educators in film, television, or digital media form the bridge between school, university, and industry. The DMCT Kick Off Forum will provide information on current best-practices that can be incorporated into the classroom. Not only will round-table discussions offer insights into industry-standard software and workflow, but educators will have an opportunity to ask questions toward the real-world application of the most sought-after skills within the industry.