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Student Receives Honorable Mention in Environmental Film Festival

Senior Maddie Matsumoto won an Honorable Mention in the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest for her animated, 1.5-minute film, Bee the Solution. Her film will screen online at 6:30 p.m.(CDT) Saturday, April 24, as part of the Earth Day Mini Film Fest, along with 6 other Honorable Mention winners.

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Faculty Receives Funding for Documentary Project

Julie Wyman, associate professor of cinema and digital media, has received grant funding from the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund for her current work Untitled Dwarfism Project (in development).

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Faculty and Alumnus Look to the Future in Exhibition

Faculty and Alumnus Look to the Future in Exhibition

Professors Glenda Drew, Department of Design, and Jesse Drew, Department of Cinema and Digital Media, have created new works using innovative technology that are featured in “Memories of a New Future,” an exhibition at the Barn Gallery in Woodland. The installation also includes work by Melissa Chandon, lecturer in Design, and Chris Daubert, MFA Art Studio (2018).

General information

Design Curriculum Requirements

How to Declare the Design Major

Students may declare the DES major by completing one DES course at UC Davis with a “C” or better.

Major Requirements

Preparatory Subject Matter Units: 28

 

Intro Courses:

DES 001 Introduction to Design

DES 014 Design Drawing or DES 021 Drafting & Perspective 

DES 015 Form & Color

DES 016 Graphic Design & Computer Technology

 

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Event

Submit Entries for 2021 FILM FEST @ UC DAVIS
Now through April 19

For over two decades the Film Fest @ UC Davis has premiered hundreds of short films by student filmmakers. Now in its 21st year, this year’s virtual festival is seeking submissions from UC Davis students or recent graduates. 

The Film Fest committee is accepting works that are eight minutes or less in length. Submissions are open to all genres and styles, from narrative to documentary to experimental.

Submissions are now open through April 19, 2021.

Seasonal Event

The 2021 FILM FEST @ UC DAVIS
May 19 and 20

For over two decades the Film Fest @ UC Davis has premiered hundreds of short films by student filmmakers. Now in its 21st year, the virtual festival is May 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. PDT with each night showcasing a different program of films. 

The festival features short films of eight minutes or less in a variety of genres from animation to live action, from documentary to experimental.  A new aspect this year is that the selection committee also accepted submissions of original screenplays eight pages or less. 

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