Academy of Entertainment & Technology Hosts Digifest ’04

Digifest 2004, a half-day animation-digital-video-interactive festival of student work will take place on April 9 at the Santa Monica College Academy of Entertainment & Technology.

The event will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by a 7:30 p.m. screening and reception at the Academy of Entertainment & Technology, 1660 Stewart St., Santa Monica. The event is free, and free parking is available. In addition, tours of the Academy will be given from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and an Open House, with a presentation of animation and interactive work, will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“We are excited to showcase the incredible work of our students in computer animation, motion graphics and interactive design,” says Katharine Muller, dean of the Academy. “Because we work so closely with the entertainment industry, we are able to train our students in the latest techniques using state-of-the-art technology.”

Founded in 1997, the Academy of Entertainment & Technology trains students in the digital and traditional arts, including character animation and interactive media. For further information, call (310) 434-3700.