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The Networks

It's a new kind of social network: for like-minded professionals! Get experience,help and expertise plus build lifelong connections with students and instructors.

Create an e-portfolio and start your own powerful network of colleagues and friends – in just five minutes!

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A 'Study with the Masters' mentorship provides you with the unique opportunity to study with some of the world's finest and most successful working digital artists from around the world. With personal guidance from your mentor and your learning community, you will discover unprecedented professional and artistic growth.

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Whether you are a professional who needs to stay current with new skills/technology or a beginner looking for introductory classes, our workshops are for you.

We constantly update our offerings so you get the most advanced, relevant education possible from our highly experienced instructors.

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The Institute's professional diploma programs provide the best online training in digital media. Programs of study include Multimedia, Animation,Digital Filmmaking and Film Post-Production, Digital Photography and Web Design. With our education, support and services, you'll be ready for success in the explosive world of digital media.

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Why join the Institute for Digital Media Arts?

Be part of something special!

At IDMA you will be inspired and empowered to pursue your creative passions while you develop the tools and skills for an exciting career in the digital media arts. Taught exclusively online, IDMA will give you the most up-to-date training in the industry, taught by some of the best educators and professionals in the world.

Whether you are an experienced professional needing to upgrade your skills and expand your network, or you are ready to transition to a new and exciting career, we'll help you get ready for your future. [ MORE ]

“As Good as Being There”

Through our partnership with MHz Networks, student work is eligible for worldwide broadcast!

Centered on the philosophy that learning is more effective in a collaborative, community environment, we use the most advanced and student-friendly online learning tools available including live presentations and interaction, video support, 24-7 access to learning materials, technical support, as well as today's latest social networking tools keeping you in touch with your fellow classmates and instructors. In IDMA's virtual campus you learn, work, and study with students and teachers from around the world. We promise you an experience as good as being there…

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Spotlight on: The Red One

Study for 6 months with David Brillhart on his 6 month Red Digital Cinema Camera mentorship.