Film and Media Arts

MA in MediaXarts

Student work on projection in TPAC

The innovative one-year, 30-credit master’s program mediaXarts: Cinema for New Technologies and Environments prepares students for careers in the creative design industries and emergent cinematic forms. MediaXarts positions students for the exciting, evolving media arts fields, with coursework in:

  • digital storytelling and interactive narrative
  • 2D animation, 3D animation and game design
  • interactive design for web and mobile media
  • transmedia and emerging documentary forms
  • user experience design for public engagement
  • video art and installation
  • projection design for performance and architecture
  • new media studies

MediaXarts offers a collaborative workshop environment, engaging with the diverse Temple University community and Philadelphia’s flourishing creative economy. Students work individually and in teams that include media makers, visual artists, programmers, performers, anthropologists, writers, animators, engineers, designers and community participants. At the intersection of arts and applied technologies, mediaXarts students gain skills for creative engagement across independent, institutional and organizational fields of practice.

Temple University’s Media Arts programs are among the leading educational sites for alternative and emerging arts. Our curriculum offers interdisciplinary study in narrative, non-narrative and hybrid forms, within the dynamic contexts of Temple’s Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts and Philadelphia’s thriving arts scene.

Learn more on the Graduate Bulletin

For more information about the application process and financial aid, visit FMA Graduate Admissions area.


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