Digital Media Academy

Digital Media Academy Stratford Hall

Fusing deep tech with real-world projects to get you university- and industry-ready.

 

Stratford Hall and Digital Media Academy are excited to announce a new and exclusive offering for Stratford Hall students. Gain access to Digital Media Academy’s renowned programs, facilitated by industry-leading teachers and curriculum designers.

 

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, Oct 02 2022

Program Information

What You Get?

Why Digital Media Academy?

We have worked tirelessly for over 25 years to bring the very best STEAM education to the globe's most forward-thinking schools and prepare students for the cyber-physical industries of tomorrow.

Career-proof

Our programs are only offered in the tech and creative sectors that are crying out for a new generation of talent. Our industry-connected approach includes Masterclasses, Client Briefs, Pro Mentors, Networking and Site Visits.

Pedagogically cutting-edge

Our approach is validated by highly experienced educators, university research departments and independent associations to be at the forefront of the Education 4.0 revolution.

Un-automatable skills

We also prioritize the Interpersonal, Socio-emotional, Collaborative and Leadership skills that AI will never replace.

We have entered the fourth industrial revolution

Many of you will work in jobs that are yet to be invented. So how can we prepare you for the unexpected?

Delve deep into the technical and creative skills of tomorrow

Take on applied portfolio projects and develop professional thinking

Recognised Digital Credentials

Industry- and university-ready

Build your Portfolio with a coveted Digital Media Academy Digital Credential​

Our Digital Credentials provide recognized, unforgeable evidence of your completion and attainment at Digital Media Academy. They are public-facing, supporting instantaneous posting to LinkedIn, Github and other professional sites, and stackable, allowing you to demonstrate your life-long journey through education and employment. Other early adopters of micro-credentialing include UNESCO, MIT, the University of California, Upper Canada College, Havergal College, and the Government of Ontario (investing $60million over three years from 2020), among many others.

Students Portfolio Examples

Oil Spi11 – Jude Vadebogert

Sob – Troy

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Applications Programming & Web Development with Python & HTML/CSS

Learn to problem-solve like a computer scientist and code like a software engineer using Python, the world’s most in-demand programming language. Develop an understanding of challenging concepts such as programming best practices, conditionals, Object-oriented programming (OOP) and Integrated Development Environments (IDE).

This is Part 1 of a 2-part course. You will be offered the option to take both Part 1 & 2 concurrently during checkout. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

This is Part 2 of a 2-part course. You must have registered or completed Part 1 in order to take Part 2. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

Digital Drawing & Design with Adobe Photoshop

Take your drawing and illustration skills from paper to digital, understanding the principles of life-drawing (utilizing clothed digital poses and anatomy), perspective (1, 2 and 3-point) and composition. Understand how to design backgrounds and characters that work well when animated. Develop the art of storytelling by thinking sequentially to create storyboards. Apply industry-standard techniques in Adobe Photoshop, including layering, adjusting and masking, using a drawing tablet throughout. Gain an insight into the job opportunities in the animation industry and develop your critical thinking. The essential first step for any budding animator or illustrator.

This is Part 1 of a 2-part course. You will be offered the option to take both Part 1 & 2 concurrently during checkout. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

This is Part 2 of a 2-part course. You must have registered or completed Part 1 in order to take Part 2. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Your journey to becoming one of tomorrow’s great business leaders launches here. Define your vision, generate business ideas and embody the characteristics of an entrepreneur. Understand business plans and the business model canvas, including revenue, value proposition and lean design thinking. Cement your name, logo and brand before launching and analyzing a marketing strategy and pitching your business to potential backers.

This is Part 1 of a 2-part course. You will be offered the option to take both Part 1 & 2 concurrently (Tue + Wed) during checkout. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

3D Modeling with Maya

In this introductory course you’ll develop an artistic style using Autodesk Maya and CGI to master the basics of modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering and animation for 3D film production. Create 3D models, sculpt characters, and build environments as you explore complex modeling techniques that focus on proper model topology. Learn professional workflows as you work with Autodesk Maya. Become a well-rounded 3D artist capable of using modeling software in games, film, and tv with this course. 3D design and modeling open doors into all kinds of modern creative careers. Learn, discover, create and enjoy learning with other passionate creators.

This is Part 1 of a 2-part course. You will be offered the option to take both Part 1 & 2 concurrently (Tue + Wed) during checkout. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

MIDI & Beatmaking with Ableton Live

Join us for the essential first step for any budding music producer and create your first beats on Ableton Live. Hone your MIDI skills through copying, pasting, duplicating, looping, recording, editing and quantizing. Experiment with MIDI controllers, drum machines and the mixer. Harness the power of structure and rhythm for programming drums. Finally, analyze the stylistic features of various genres to make your productions more authentic and/or commercially viable.

This is Part 1 of a 2-part course. You will be offered the option to take both Part 1 & 2 concurrently (Tue + Wed) during checkout. Use coupon code “stratford5off” for a 5% discount on part 2.

The Tech Accelerator journey​

Level 1+

Build your Future-key Portfolio, adding university- and employer-ready evidence at every Level

Level 3+

Take on Briefs from real clients, pitch your ideas and meet their very real-world expectations

Level 5+

Get placed with your very own Pro Mentor. Over several ‘virtual coffee sessions’, discuss professional life and get invaluable 1:1 feedback.

Level 7+

Meet and present your portfolio to Digital Media Academy’s extensive network of universities and employers.

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