Six CSUDH Students Awarded at 2014 CSU Media Arts Festival

When the video “Loneliness" took second place at the 24th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival on Nov. 8, the round of applause proved to its producer, California State University, Dominguez Hill (CSUDH) alumnus Gustavo Luna, that life doesn't always imitate art, particularly since just minutes before he … [Read more...]

Mario Congreve: Lecturer, Staff Member, and Award-winning Documentarian

When media production specialist, lecturer of digital media arts, and alumnus Mario Congreve (Class of ’88, M.A., humanities) isn’t preparing students to be a part of the next generation of filmmakers, producing promotional pieces that play during breaks in distance learning classes, and other … [Read more...]

Digital Media Arts Students Produce City of L.A. Recreation & Parks Department PSA

Two California State University, Dominguez Hills digital media arts (DMA) students landed a gig that highlights their talent in a big way. The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks (RAP) commissioned recent alumna Danayia Stedham (Class of ’12, B.A., digital media arts, … [Read more...]

Digital Media Arts Grads Look to Crash Super Bowl with their Doritios Ad

It took 13 30 oz. bags, but with the director’s clapboard on the final take sounding like the crunch of a Doritos Nacho Cheese chip, James Karroum and Calvin Ko called it a wrap on their entry into the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” ad contest. The recent Digital Media Arts graduates (Karroum in … [Read more...]

Mark Waldrep: Professor of Digital Media Arts Shares Vision of Blu-ray Audio

Mark Waldrep is like thousands of people who have moved to California: he came with dreams of stardom. For him, it wasn’t the big screen, but the rock arena. Along the way though, he discovered his musical talents were better served in another area that held his interest—audio technology. “I … [Read more...]

Andrew J. Leist: Alumnus Uses Digital Media Arts Skills in Medical Field

There’s an art to surgery, and while surgeons orchestrate and perform, technicians in the operating room also make important contributions. California State University, Dominguez Hills alumnus Andrew J. Leist is one such technician, bringing his digital media arts skills to the medical … [Read more...]

Digital Media Arts Alumnus a Winner at CSU Media Arts Festival

California State University, Dominguez Hills alumnus Todd Smaretsky (Class of ’10, B.A., digital media arts, television option) wasn’t going to enter the 2010 CSU Media Arts Festival film, video and interactive media competition. But now he’s glad he listened to the encouraging words of his … [Read more...]

Brian Kehew: Getting in Tune With The Who’s Keyboard Tech

Musician, sound engineer, producer, and author Brian Kehew (Class of ’87, B.A., magna cum laude, audio recording/music synthesis) recently spoke to a class of digital media arts students, recalling his introduction to California State University, Dominguez Hills – and to a career that has included … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills University Gallery to Exhibit Works of Graduating Seniors

Works of art ranging from motion graphics, giant posters and web design to mixed media assemblage, ceramic sculpture and paintings, all created by 25 California State Univesity Dominguez Hills Studio Art and Design majors, will be featured in the “Annual Student Art Exhibition: B.A. Graduates” from … [Read more...]

CSUDH Students and Alumni Recognized for Mural Project at Watts Health Center

On Feb. 6, student and alumni artists from California State University, Dominguez Hills were recognized by executives, physicians and staff at the Watts Health Center (WHC) in appreciation for their yearlong project of creating murals to brighten reception areas in the facility’s pediatrics and … [Read more...]