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Tours of new Digital Media Arts Center to follow State of the University address

Ever wonder how those animated movies come together? Come see and learn about every step of the process, from the spark of an idea to the digital software that brings the characters to life, at the Open House and Formal Grand Opening of Chapman University’s Digital Media Arts Center


Ever wonder how those animated movies come together? Come learn about every step of the process, from the spark of an idea to the digital software that brings the characters to life, at the Open House and Formal Grand Opening of Chapman University’s
Digital Media Arts Center
(DMAC) following the State of the University address on Friday, Feb. 20.

President Doti’s
State of the University
presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall, followed by a 12:30 p.m. reception and tours at the DMAC, located across from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at 200 N. Cypress St.

building plans

An overhead rendering of the Digital Media Arts Center reveals its combination of studios and collaborative work spaces.


 

The center was designed to meet the technical and artistic needs of today’s digital artists, says Bill Kroyer, professor and director of the Digital Arts Program at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Among the features are open-design common areas and lounges, a state-of-the-art animation lab, a screening theatre and drawing studios.

The center also includes a 357-space
parking structure
.

 

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