Best of DCC Communications Students' Work to be Showcased

December 6, 2011- The 40th Semi-Annual Communications & Media Arts Program Audio & Video Student Festival will be held Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre at Dutchess Community College.

DCC is one of the few colleges that showcases work every semester. The best projects, selected by a faculty jury, will debut on the big screen. The show is free and open to the public.

This semester's show will feature short documentary projects for the Overseas Documentary class that traveled to Costa Rica in the summer of 2011 as well at shorts from the Visual Effects Class, COM 101, audio projects and trailers from "Learning-in Progress," a two-semester intensive documentary production course at DCC.

The Communications and Media Arts program at DCC prepares students to transfer to four-year schools to study video production, sound design, film, broadcast journalism and other media arts. Students at DCC may specialize in video production, sound, visual effects or documentary. The program includes two years of study in the fundamentals of art, design, digital video and introduces students to professional standards of the media environment.

For more information about the show or DCC’s Communications and Media Arts Program, contact Program Chair and Associate Professor, Dana Dorrity at (845) 431-8612 .