Cogswell College’s Unique MediaWorks Program Produces AudioVisual Projects for Real-World Clients

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--()--Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, is marking the one-year anniversary of its highly successful MediaWorks, a program which produces short audiovisual pieces in collaboration with students for real-world businesses and organizations based in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Since its Summer 2013 launch, MediaWorks students have developed nine audiovisual pieces, including logo animations, branding pieces, promotional videos, PSAs, and other corporate communications media for a number of companies and organizations. These include the nonprofit group ALearn, the data collection company Argus Insights, and the technology companies Panasonic and Redux Labs. Please see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63-PF8_ATVE&list=PLhlhi9QR57AOj19spHyAW-cjpg8n51uvG

Julius Dobos, Distinguished Lecturer and Audio & Music Director for Cogswell MediaWorks, said: “We are very proud of our MediaWorks program, which provides a ‘real-life client’ working experience to a diverse group of students.” Adds Anthony Dias, Instructor of Digital Audio Technology and Visual Director for Cogswell MediaWorks, “The production quality that MediaWorks students have achieved is staggering. Students can integrate their skills from Storyboarding to Animation, Live Action, VFX, Compositing, and all other areas of CGI. On each of these projects, the MediaWorks students have delivered a final product in a professional manner, time and time again.”

Cogswell College is open to inquiries from corporations with a need for audiovisual media, and the desire to support education in mutually beneficial ways.

ABOUT THE COGSWELL COLLEGE MEDIAWORKS INITIATIVE:

The project-based, collaborative environment of MediaWorks offers its students the chance to produce audiovisual media for real-life clients. MediaWorks students complete a full production cycle, from concept to delivery, in a deadline-driven production environment, under the guidance of industry professionals. For more information, please visit: http://www.cogswell.edu/student-work/mediaworks.php.

ABOUT COGSWELL COLLEGE:

Designed as a “fiercely collaborative, living laboratory,” Cogswell College is located in the heart of the legendary Silicon Valley in Sunnyvale, California. The school is a WASC accredited, four-year institution of higher education with a specialized curriculum that fuses digital arts, audio technology, game design, engineering and entrepreneurship. Cogswell alumni have gone on to contribute to the hit films “Frozen,” “Life of Pi,” “Madagascar,” and “The Avengers.” For more information, please call 1-800-264-7955 or visit: http://www.cogswell.edu/.

Contacts

Contact for Cogswell College:
Rachael Sass, 408-498-5150
Creative Services Manager
rsass@cogswell.edu
or
Media Contact for Cogswell College:
The Asbury PR Agency
Dan Harary, 310-859-1831
dan@asburypr.com

Cogswell College's MediaWorks Initiative Celebrates its First Year Anniversary of Producing AudioVisual Media for Real World Clients (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Contacts

Contact for Cogswell College:
Rachael Sass, 408-498-5150
Creative Services Manager
rsass@cogswell.edu
or
Media Contact for Cogswell College:
The Asbury PR Agency
Dan Harary, 310-859-1831
dan@asburypr.com