Interactive Media Arts - Interactive | Assiniboine Community College

Interactive Media Arts - Interactive

Duration/Start: 2 years/September

Credential: Diploma

Let your talent and creativity thrive in an exciting multimedia career. Learn how to merge technologies as you create compelling stories for various media outlets.

Do you want to be a content creator? The Interactive Media Arts two-year diploma program is your chance to indulge your creativity and excel in a hands-on career in multimedia. Our experienced instructors push you to develop your digital craft, learn new and better ways to create images that have a message and make an impact. Learn to create designs that broaden minds.

You will find a stimulating and challenging environment to hone your craft. The interactive specialization develops skills in writing, design, image editing and coding interactive applications for web, mobile, animation and basic game development firms. This flexible and comprehensive program will prepare you to enter the workforce as a valuable member of a creative team or as a freelance specialist.

Design and code your own website, create digital art, publish your own videos and push yourself to find creative ways to showcase your ideas. Graduates have gone on to do amazing things, like work on blockbuster films, video games and digital designs to support big ad campaigns. Be a part of this creative, dynamic and growing community.

Gain real-world experience through an eight-week work practicum at the end of your second year of study. We place students at agencies and companies in Manitoba and across Canada. Your skills can also be used to gain recognized industry certifications. Our instructors will help you build your strengths to succeed in any number of industries.

Learn more about the program, check out student work and hear from grads of the program on the IMA microsite.

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Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 years/September

Credential Diploma

Credits 155.00

Optional Exit Yes

Optional Exit Credits 78

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students

Why choose IMA - Interactive?

  • Well-equipped modern (Mac and PC), audio and video labs
  • Emphasis on hands-on, practical work in labs and Assiniboine’s own radio station, as well as live TV and radio production
  • Community involvement at local events and interaction with industry professionals

Taking a byte out of life

Dallas Flett-Wapash always knew the path he would take after graduating high school from the Helen Betty Osborne Ininew Education Resource Center (HBOIERC) in Norway House Cree Nation, Manitoba. His natural creative talents led him to the Interactive Media Arts (IMA) program at Assiniboine.

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