Spring Spotlight

UCSC Spring Spotlight: April 7 - April 15, 2017

Film and Digital Media Overview Meetings for Prospective Students

Download our information packet for all prospective students CLICK HERE

Program Overview with FDM Faculty:  Our faculty are the best resource for learning about the philosophies and foundations of the Film and Digital Media program.  Faculty can demonstrate the value of an Arts education in today's world and explain what our program strives to teach students.  They have a good deal of knowledge about possible careers students might choose, and how this program might differ from other film programs.

Program Overview with FDM staff:  Department staff (undergraduate adviser and department assistant) can offer more specific information about navigating through the program and the curriculum.  Staff overviews will also be held during UCSC's Spring Spotlight.  Refer to the calendar below for time and location.  

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA

April 2017 - Spring Spotlight
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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Program Overview
1:30pm-2:30pm
Communications 150 (Studio C)

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Faculty-Led Program Overview and Facilities Tour.
10:30am-12:45pm
Communications 150
(Studio C)

 

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Program Overview
11:00am-12:00pm
Communications 150 (Studio C)

 

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Program Overview
11:00am-12:00pm
Communications 150 (Studio C)

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Program Overview
1:00pm-2:00pm
Communications 150 (Studio C)

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Program Overview for Junior Transfers
1:30pm-2:30pm
Communications 150 (Studio C)

Monday, April 10:  Faculty-led Program Overview and Facilities Tour-- Select members of our faculty from our department will be available to talk about the program and answer your questions.  At 12:00pm, our operations staff will lead an equipment overview and a short tour of the facilities. 
10:30am-12:45pm, Communications 150 (Studio C)

Presentation will begin with a 15 minute viewing of student films.  Program overview and tour will follow.  This presentation will include information for both incoming frosh and junior transfers.  No reservations are necessary to attend this overview.

 

Friday, April 7 to Friday, April 14:  FDM Program Overview--Overview of the program given by our undergraduate advising staff.

April 7: 1:30pm-2:30pm; Communications Building, Room 150 (Studio C) - This presentation will be geared towards incoming frosh
April 11 and April 12: 11:00am-12:00pm; Communications Building, Room 150 (Studio C) - These presentations will be geared towards incoming frosh
April 13: 1:00pm-2:00pm; Communications Building, Room 150 (Studio C) - This presentation will be geared towards incoming frosh
April 14: 1:30pm-2:30pm; Communications Building, Room 150 (Studio C) - This presentation will be geared towards incoming junior transfers.  

Presentations will begin with a 15 minute viewing of student films.  Program overview will follow.  No reservations are necessary to attend this overview.

If you are unable to attend one of these scheduled overviews: You are welcome to stop by the department office during normal business hours (9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm).  We can answer some general questions and offer you some handouts but please understand that we might have limited ability to interact with you.

We know the importance of getting information to prospective students and hope you understand that the department must do this in a way that also allows our staff and faculty to continue to effectively work, teach, and serve the department and our current students. We strive to offer our students an optimal learning environment and appreciate your cooperation.

Student Representatives
Each year, our faculty choose a group of outstanding Senior FDM students to represent the department.  In addition to various departmental duties, they serve as ambassadors between faculty and students.  Our student representatives are available for prospective students to contact via email.  They may even be available to meet with you during your visit to UCSC.  Our student representatives are a great resource and can tell you about the program and answer your questions from a student's perspective.  If you are interested in emailing them, contact the department.  At least one of our student representatives will be available at each Spring Spotlight event (including the Saturday events).  

Classroom Visits
We have a limited number is classes available that are open to Spring Spotlight visitors.  If you are interested in visiting one of our classes during your visit, please send an email to film@ucsc.edu for available classes.  

Facilities Tours
Our department will only be offering one tour of our production facilities.  This tour will take place on Monday, April 10th during our Faculty-led Program Overview.  If you are unable to visit on the day of our tour, you may also visit our prodution website for information about our production facilities: http://slugfilm.ucsc.edu