High school digital media artists gather at Utah Valley University
Published: May 6, 2014 09:10PM
Updated: May 6, 2014 08:49PM
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Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah high school students from 20 schools applaud as they watch winning projects on screen at the Utah Digital Media Arts Festival at its annual high school student competition at Utah Valley University Tuesday May 6. Along with several hands-on learning activities, Utah digital media students were recognized for their work in web design, 3D graphics, stop motion animation, video, 3D animation, audio, 2D animation, photography, vector graphics, raster graphics and T-shirt & Poster design. Entries were judged by a panel of industry experts and university professors from Utah Valley University and Salt Lake Community College.

More than 400 students representing 20 Utah high schools gathered at Utah Valley University in Orem on Tuesday for the annual Utah Digital Media Arts Festival.

The event featured hands-on learning activities as well as a competition, according to the news release.

Digital media students received awards for their work in categories that included Web design, 3-D graphics, stop-motion animation, video, 3-D animation, audio, two-dimensional animation, photography, vector graphics, raster graphics and T-shirt and poster design, the release said.

Industry experts and professors from UVU and Salt Lake Community College selected the winners.