Called to Create
The Digital Media Arts department at HU is the heartbeat of film, animation, and broadcasting in the Midwest. During your time in the program, you will be trained to tell stories which reflect the human experience from an honest, engaging perspective. You will be continually challenged to examine your art, faith, work, and personal life, gaining adaptive skills that will last a lifetime.
At Huntington University, our Christian liberal arts setting puts us in a unique place to explore every aspect of the digital media arts. Get ready to grow in:
- storytelling with honesty and integrity
- utilizing top-of-the-line equipment
- creating in a real studio environment
- impacting countless audiences
- refining your God-given voice
- understanding implications of the media
Digital Media Arts Majors & Minors
You might be a future creative if…
With a strong interest in visual culture and a desire to join in the conversation through media arts, you can leave a lasting impact through the stories you tell.
As you study digital media arts at Huntington University, you’ll be met with opportunities to channel that creativity through animation, film, broadcasting, television production, game development, and more. Through training in the historical, ideological, and spiritual implications of making media in a fallen world, you can grow into a creative professional with the vision to impact our culture.
Refining your voice and telling stories is in your future.
- News Producer
- Program Director
- Camera Operator
- Film Director
“One of my biggest passions in life is creating works of art. Constantly, I use my creativity, and I have been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember! Graphic design is a great way for me to apply that love of art into a career in the future.”
To truly breathe life into digital media arts, you need to experience what you are studying in an up-close and personal way. That’s why practical learning is built into our curriculum.
Located in a state-of-the-art facility in northeast Indiana and utilizing top-of-the-line equipment, HU’s program trains students to tell stories. Through a studio environment, students work closely under the mentorship of award-winning faculty, learn industry standard equipment, and explore both the craft and art of their chosen field.
As a result of our University’s size and dedication to excellence, you will be met with opportunities to earn financial assistance as well as competitive awards for your creative achievements. Bolster your portfolio and learn more about the digital media arts Performance Award, Animation Grant, and Film Grant as you grow in your skills as a media artist.
HU’s digital media arts program offers students countless opportunities to apply technical skills and classroom learning. There is an outpouring of student-created work to view on the program pages, along with the DMA’s Facebook page. Students also have an opportunity to attend the CCCU’s Los Angeles Film Studies Center during their time at HU.
In 2022, Huntington University and Forester Film released their first feature film, Wayfaring Stranger. This capstone project raised over $425,000 to complete principal photography of the film and they are working toward getting the story to the big screen. Over 30 film students worked on this project, along with countless crew members. See behind the scenes!
You may be concerned about finding a career with your chosen degree in the digital media arts program, but you don’t need to worry. The truth is, our graduates have started their own successful studios, work in the Hollywood industry, and have impacted countless audiences with their stories. From newsrooms to studios to film sets, the possibilities are endless.
Give to Forester Film
Would you consider financially supporting our Forester Film fund that helps our Film Capstone program create and produce narrative feature films? Your prayers and support of this program are game-changing for our students. Any gift of any size means equipment in hands, experience in minds, and creativity coming alive in the hearts of our students.
Why Choose HU?
Cost of Attendance
Huntington University is dedicated to providing several paths for financial assistance as you invest in your education and future. Each student’s financial aid package is unique and complements our competitive tuition. Online tools are available to help you calculate your investment.
In addition to providing you with a nationally-recognized education, we aim to help you experience the cross-section between faith and education. Discover who God wants you to be alongside a close-knit, Christ-centered community. When you’re at HU, you’re home.