The Department of Communications Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach two courses per semester: a course in 2D character animation, as well as a second course in Visual Effects, 3D character animation, Story Design, or area of specialization.
On the last day of lecture this semester, students in Eric Hoyt’s CA 155: Intro to Digital Media Production course walked out of the freezing cold and into an awards show.
The first-ever Hoyty Awards were held Thursday, December 12th in Vilas Hall. Part screening, part competition, and above all an end-of-semester celebration, the Hoyty Awards recognize outstanding group video projects produced in CA 155.
After a brilliant 34 year career as the Head Film Archivist at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Maxine Ducey is retiring effective January 2, 2014.
On Thursday, November 14th, Communications Arts alumni Jill Soloway and Jim Frohna visited campus for the screening of the feature film Afternoon Delight. The film was the debut feature for both writer/director Soloway and cinematographer Frohna.
The Communication Arts Department would like to thank all of our alumni who completed the survey last spring. Committed to continuing our tradition of excellence, the Communication Arts Department values input from our alumni as we assess the program and plan for the future.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an experienced moving image
archivist to oversee the film and video collections of the Wisconsin Center
for Film and Theater Research (WCFTR) and, in affiliation with the UW’s
School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS), to teach one course
annually in archival theory and practice. The WCFTR is administered by
The UW Department of Communication Arts. In cooperation with the Wisconsin
Lea Jacobs, a film professor in Communication Arts, has been named Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the Graduate School. As one of the associate deans, she will manage faculty and student issues in thirty-eight graduate programs of study, ranging from matters of research, to education, to administration.