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October 28, 2014

Join us for the Digital Media Stars Panel Discussion in the Digital Media Lab!

The Digital Media Program at Gavilan College is sponsoring a panel discussion event on October 29th from 1-3 PM in theposter for event Digital Media Lab on the Gilroy campus. Three of the panelists are leaders in the Digital Media Industry, who will speak about their paths to their current careers and their educational backgrounds. One is an education industry leader from California State University at Monterey Bay, who will be able to answer questions about the university's Digital Media program. Gavilan College counselors and Digital Media staff will also be on hand to answer questions from students. All students considering a career or a degree in Digital Media (or who are as of yet undecided) are encouraged to attend. 

The following panelists will be participating:

·         Katherine Filice is the Executive Creative Director for Articulate Solutions. Filice is an award-winning creative director with over 20 years’ experience managing brand development for a wide variety of companies, as well as higher education institutions and non-profit organizations. Her specialties include: identity design and creative communications planning, award-winning illustration and design, as well as innovative website and social media development, interactive design, and SEO optimization

·         Dusty Nelson is a filmmaker, cinematographer, still photographer, and DGA member. Nelson has been making documentaries, features, made for TV movies, commercials, industrials, Web portraits, and more for a long time, in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and now Santa Cruz.

·         Spencer Lindsay creates 3D digital interactive art. With over 20 years of expertise, he translates and communicates between artists, technicians and creative directors using a touch of flare and ample servings of humor. His most recent creations can be experienced at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

·         Pat Watson, Lecturer, CSUMB School of Information Technology and Communication Design will moderate the session and be on hand to give an overview of the program at CSUMB and to take questions.

Digital Media is the use of computer technology in communication: to create, manipulate, and combine different media whether it be text (words, equations), graphics (photography, art and design images, charts and graphs, animation), audio (spoken words, music, sound effects) and video (motion picture/film, animation, visual effects) sometimes with links (connections) that let the user navigate, inteact, create, and communicate via the web, smart phones, tablets, Blues Ray disks, or paper.

For more information about the Digital Media program at Gavilan College, go to:



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