Which Path In Digital Media?

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Which Path In Digital Media?

Answer the following questions to narrow down your major department from among the following: Animation, Interactive Design and Game Development, Motion Media Design, or Visual Effects.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you classify your attention span with projects?
    • A. 

      I can work on something until it is perfect, even if it is tedious.

    • B. 

      I can work for extended periods as long as there is some variety to what I am doing.

    • C. 

      I can work for long periods of time as long as I am meeting set goals

    • D. 

      I can work on a piece of a project knowing that is a small part of a larger story

  • 2. 
    How would you like to focus your work at SCAD? (most relevant if you want to work at big company)
    • A. 

      I would like to be able to work across all platforms.

    • B. 

      I would really like to learn to be an expert within one specific element of my discipline that enhances the story.

    • C. 

      I would prefer to become an expert in one area that focuses on creating realistic images

    • D. 

      I would prefer to become an expert in media that interacts with the user

  • 3. 
    How realistic do you want your art to be?
    • A. 

      It should look realistic even if it seems impossible

    • B. 

      My art is more stylized.

    • C. 

      I can easily adapt my style to my clients’ needs.

    • D. 

      My art can be both realistic and imagined, but must be interactive.

  • 4. 
    How do you feel about programming?
    • A. 

      I am very comfortable with programming

    • B. 

      I am scared but excited to learn

    • C. 

      I am not comfortable with programming at all

    • D. 

      I would be willing to do programming if necessary

  • 5. 
    How important is it that you get to tell stories through your art?
    • A. 

      It is essential to it.

    • B. 

      It is peripheral to it.

    • C. 

      It is sometimes there incidentally.

    • D. 

      It is not imperative, but would like to have the option

  • 6. 
    Which of these programs most appeal to you?
    • A. 

      Renderman or Houdini (photorealistic rendering software)

    • B. 

      AfterEffects (Motion graphic software)

    • C. 

      Maya (3-D modeling software) or Toonboom (2-D production software)

    • D. 

      Unreal Game Engine (game and simulation software)

  • 7. 
    Artistically, are you most interested in:
    • A. 

      Characters

    • B. 

      Realistic environments

    • C. 

      Dynamic interactive environments

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 8. 
     How comfortable are you with drawing?
    • A. 

      I love drawing.

    • B. 

      I prefer to create digitally and interactively

    • C. 

      I prefer to bring imagery to life digitally

    • D. 

      I prefer to utilize all different media to express myself

  • 9. 
    The ultimate goal of your art is to:
    • A. 

      Meet clients needs

    • B. 

      Tell a story

    • C. 

      Make it appear as if the impossible is happening.

    • D. 

      Entertain interactively

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