EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ex’pression College for Digital Arts, one of the premier schools of its kind in the United States, celebrated the graduation of its 100th class. The commencement ceremony took place yesterday at Ex’pression College for Digital Arts in Emeryville. Class 100 is comprised of 24 Animation & Visual Effects and Sound Art students, all who are graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
“Yesterday was quite an accomplishment in the history of Ex’pression College for Digital Arts,” commented Daniel A. Levinson, chief executive officer of Ex’pression College for Digital Arts. “We’re extremely proud to have produced over 2,500 graduates from our college, providing industries like entertainment and music, with a creative and talented workforce, who are contributing to the innovation and development of so many products, games, and technology that is prevalent in today’s society.”
In addition to Animation & Visual Effect and Sound Arts, Ex’pression College has graduated students in Game Art & Design and Motion Graphic Design. The first Interactive Audio and Digital Filmmaking classes will graduate in the spring of 2014.
“We are extremely proud of all of our graduating classes and the students that have helped us reach this milestone and the future classes to come. As Dean of Students, I am honored by the work our alumni are producing – from Oscars to local Emmys, to owning recording studios and production companies, to working on projects at Skywalker Ranch, Pixar, and Dreamworks, our graduates represent and are living our motto – they are making their passion their profession,” stated Chris Coan.
About Ex’pression College for Digital Arts
Founded in 1999 by the late (2008) Dutch entrepreneur Eckart Wintzen and audio engineer and educator Gary Platt, Ex’pression College for Digital Arts (www.expression.edu) is an accredited digital arts college. Now in two Bay Area locations, Emeryville and San Jose, Ex’pression College teaches and grants Bachelor’s Degrees in six programs: Animation & Visual Effects, Digital Filmmaking, Game Art & Design, Motion Graphic Design, Interactive Audio, and Sound Arts. Ex’pression utilizes a professional, accelerated program, where students can earn their degree in just under three years. Class sizes are limited to ensure hands-on learning, instructor attention, and access to gear and equipment. Students learn and work with professional-grade equipment and studios. Ex’pression College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).