By promoting the use of emerging technologies in students’ scholarly and creative works, the Brown Foundation Digital Media Center prepares life-long learners to confidently master new technologies and to disseminate works that effectively communicate their ideas. The DMC is open to all full-time students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering.
The DMC is comprised of several full- and part-time professional staff, as well as trained student staff. In addition to the director there are digital audio, digital imaging, and digital video specialists, and a technical support specialist. Many levels of instruction are available for the students, from basic book/CD-based tutorials to staff-run demonstrations and workshops. Guest artists are invited to display their work, offer seminars and master classes.
The DMC includes a lab area and digital music suite. The lab features high-end dual boot Apple computers, scanners and tablets. Lab software enables digital video editing, creation of transitions/effects, vector graphics, web site creation, animation, photo and image manipulation, 3-D modeling.