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Art in the Digital Age

The Digital Media Center for the Arts at Yale provides a friendly, learning-based environment where students at Yale can access the tools to create digital art and acquire the skills to apply them efficiently, effectively, and creatively.

The DMCA is open to all Yale College students and all students in Yale’s arts professional schools. Faculty and staff members in Yale’s arts professional schools, programs, departments, and museums may use the DMCA for University projects. To begin, register your DMCA access online.

The Center’s resources include audio, video, and graphics labs, as well as studio space for recording and photography. Software for audio and video editing as well as graphics, modeling, text, and other tasks is available and updated frequently.

Equipment available for use includes: digital video cameras, digital still cameras, microphones and stands, field lighting kits, field audio (DAT) kits, location audio kits, and CD recording kits.

The DMCA also offers free workshops where students can learn software such as Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver, as well as skills like video or still photography, lighting, and preparing images for the web.