Welcome!

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Welcome to the Utah Digital Media Arts Festival Webpage!  The DMAF is a yearly festival showcasing the best work of Digital Media students from across the state!  There are many different categories students can compete in:

  • T-Shirt and Poster - Create a poster and a single-color t-shirt design to promote the festival.  All festival attendees receive the winning t-shirt.
  • 2D Graphics – Vector - Use a vector program such as Adobe Illustrator to create an original 2D illustration, such as a logo or infographic.
  • 2D Graphics – Raster - Use a raster program such as Adobe Photoshop to create an original 2D illustration or drawing.
  • 3D Graphics – Original still images created in a 3D graphics program such as Maya and Blender.
  • Photography – Original student photography.  Photo manipulations should be entered into this category.
  • Animation – Stop Motion - Use 2D or 3D stop motion techniques with clay, Lego, whiteboard, etc. to create an animation. 90 seconds max.
  • 2D Animation – Tradigital - Use traditional or digital hand-drawn animation techniques to create an animation. 90 seconds max.
  • 3D Animation - Animate in a 3D software package.  Pre-built character rigs are allowed. 90 seconds max.
  • Digital Video - Plan, film, and edit a video with any theme.  4 minutes max.
  • Digital Audio - Use digital tools to create an original music, radio commercials, short radio plays, etc. 2 minutes max.
  • Web Design - Design a website demonstrating good design with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. 10 pages max.
  • Interactive Media - Create a game using GameMaker, Unity, Flash, or other software.