Digital Media Arts

Student Learning Opportunities & Competitions

Students will find resources to help improve digital media skills and multimedia projects plus locate local and national competitions to share their work.

Learning Opportunities:

UEN Multimedia Resources
Links provide access to Web sites with resources educators can use in multimedia presentations.
In The Field with UEN-TV
Engage your students with Media Production Mentoring. UEN Producers share their insights with your K-12 or Higher Education students via virtual workshops, presentations and student portfolio/reel reviews. Available topics include broadcast careers, interview skills, lighting and sound, and more. Spanish language consultations may be available.
Career Pathway: Broadcasting & Digital Media
Suggested high school courses that support the Career Pathway.
Spy Hop Art Shop
The Spy Hop Art Shop provides on-demand video tutorials for hands-on STEAM based art projects. Professional artist mentors have created easy to follow videos that provide an engaging step-by-step process to make cool stuff! The choice is yours; you can watch just one video, or tune in for an on-going series.
Courageous Persuaders Resources
Tips from experts and teachers, free-use music, storyboarding guides and more. The 2020/2021 competition was canceled due to COVID-19 but the resources are fantastic learning opportunities.

 

Competitions:

Utah History Day
To participate in the NHD contest, you will research a historical topic related to an annual theme, then present your work in one of NHD’s five creative categories. You may then enter the local NHD contest that serves you. Depending on where you live, your first contest may be held at the school, school district, Regional, or Affiliate level. Top projects from each Affiliate Contest advance to the National Contest.
Reflections PTA
PTA volunteers run the Reflections program at local(school), council, region, and state levels. Between 10,000 and 13,000 entries are submitted annually in Utah and roughly 300,000 entries are submitted nationwide. Fall due dates.
Next Vista for Learning Video Contest
K-12 students are invited to participate in the Service Via Video contest. Inspire others by telling stories of service using digital video. K-12 students and teachers are invited to participate in the Creative Recovery video contest. Help young people around the world gain new insights into topics they learn in school using digital video.
KQED Youth Media Challenge
Join a Youth Media Challenge to engage student voice and choice and foster civic engagement. Ideal for distance or in-person learning. Challenges are open to middle and high school students across the U.S.
The Health for All Film Festival
The WHO Health for All Film Festival invites independent film-makers, production companies, public institutions, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films on health. The festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. Look for 2022 dates in the fall of 2021 to submit student films.
All American High School Film Festival
The All American High School Film Festival is the premier destination for talented high school filmmakers and media arts enthusiasts from around the world. Our Mission is to provide immersive education with a profound impact, connecting the filmmakers of the future with the rewards, respect and recognition they deserve.