Digital technologies allow storytellers to approach storytelling from a different perspective and to devise nontraditional story forms, such as nonlinear and interactive narratives for the Web, mobile apps and game platforms.
While working on his master of arts in telecommunications, Christopher Kosinski filmed "The Healing Wall," a documentary about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Learn more.
Given its enormous potential, digital storytelling promises to play a significant role in a marketplace in need of nonlinear and interactive ways to craft stories, engage audiences, and influence their world.
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As a student in this program, you will have access to the latest technologies and facilities, including a digital newsroom, virtual studio, nonlinear digital video editing and post-production equipment, high-definition digital filmmaking equipment, Dolby digital audio production studio, and more.
You will be encouraged to stretch the boundaries of storytelling. Plus, the program places an emphasis on developing an understanding of the storytelling process, becoming proficient in story design, and honing the skills needed to craft stories for digital media.
The program prepares communication professionals for the multidisciplinary perspectives needed to produce and manage content for a variety of digital media or to pursue doctoral studies in media and digital storytelling.
A PDF file listing program and course objectives and graduate faculty members is available for download.
Questions? Email Prof. Robert Brookey, director of graduate studies, Department of Telecommunications.
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