Announcing a new freestanding Bachelor of Science degree in Interactive Media

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We are excited to announce that the Tennessee Higher Education Commission has approved the proposal to elevate MTSU’s New Media Communication concentration to a freestanding Bachelor of Science degree with the new name, Interactive Media. The new name and the new degree go into effect with the Fall 2017 semester and the 2017-18 catalog. Students who are currently majoring in

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Media Arts is now the name of the former Department of Electronic Media Communication (EMC)

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As of July 1, 2017, Media Arts is the name of the former Department of Electronic Media Communication (EMC). The world and the department have changed a lot since Electronic Media Communication became the department’s name back in 2001. Today, MTSU’s Media Arts Department is the largest, oldest, and most comprehensive program for creative media production in the state and

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When Bonnaroo is our classroom!

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For the third summer in a row, students from MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment came together for a hot June hands-on educational experience at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tennessee. Over the four days of the festival, these students could say “Bonnaroo is my classroom!” Video and Film Production students teamed with Recording Industry students

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MTSU’s EMC Productions wins national award for Outstanding Student-Produced Live Game Production

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EMC Productions, MTSU’s live TV production varsity team has won the award for Outstanding Live Game Production, Collegiate Student category of the College Sports Media Awards. The College Sports Media Awards are conducted by the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The award was announced June 1, 2017 in Atlanta in this

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EMC students rock the Ludacris concert with video wall production

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Multi-platinum hip-hop artist Ludacris rocked the house, but it seems safe to say the video wall installation by EMC students kicked it up a notch or two. On April 6, 2017, MTSU’s Signature Events Committee organized the concert at Murphy Center, and EMC engineer and instructor, Mike Forbes’ Media technology students grabbed the opportunity to design, build, create content for,

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EMC name changing to “Media Arts”

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The Department of Electronic Media Communication (EMC) is changing its name to Media Arts. The new name goes into effect in July, so we are putting the word out now. The world has changed The world and the department have changed a lot since Electronic Media Communication became the department’s name. Among other things, a year and a half ago

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FIRST LOOK: a screening of exemplary student work

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Nothing inspires like seeing one’s peers do great work! That’s why it’s so worthwhile to attend EMC’s FIRST LOOK screening on September 21 at 3pm in the Student Union Ballroom. This one-hour event is a screening of exemplary work done by MTSU film, video, animation, and photography students. The FIRST LOOK 2016 selections were chosen from student work completed in

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The MTSU Film Guild wraps up a great year of student filmmaking

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The MTSU Film Guild, a dedicated group of student filmmakers, has over the past several months shown exponential growth, connecting with alumni and other professionals in the Nashville entertainment industry and beyond. Recently, No Cleaner Threads, a short-film produced and shot entirely by Film Guild students, screened in New Mexico at the inaugural Las Cruces International Film Festival. In April

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Filming a travel documentary in Puerto Rico

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The EMC Deptartment is offering a new 4940 Advanced Production Seminar course this May in Puerto Rico! Students will travel May 9-21 to experience a unique educational opportunity, exploring the culture, cuisine and commerce of the island, while creating a new kind of travel TV show. Different abilities, skills and backgrounds are welcome. The class will work together to film

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New Course: Post Production I lays the foundation for filmmakers

Post Production I

This new course provides an introduction to the techniques and history of video post-production. Non-linear editing techniques and practice, as well as the history and theory of film/video editing, are explored. Topics of study include post-production workflow, video formats and compression, narrative and documentary storytelling, exporting, sound design, color correction, multi-cam editing, and motion graphics. For students on the 2016-17

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“Create Your Career” class helps avoid “failure to launch”

Create Your Career

Create Your Career is designed to help students connect what they have learned in their EMC educations with earning a living. Create Your Career helps students prepare for the job market by strategically positioning and preparing themselves for their chosen marketplaces. Students will create tools to help them pursue the work they desire including personal brands, résumés, business cards, professional

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