Media Arts and Technology

The Media Arts and Technology (MEA) Department provides a dynamic education in the fast growing field of digital design and communication technology. From computer graphics to web design, and from programming for games and animation to storytelling in HD video, the department offers a variety of courses and concentrations focused on the exciting future of media in the post digital age.

Media Arts and Technology combines extensive hands-on experience with theoretical coursework in a comprehensive academic program. Students work in a state-of-the-art digital environment in BMCC’s media labs, television studios, audio studio, and post-production laboratories.

Students choose a course of study from three majors:

  • Animation and Motion Graphics
  • Multimedia Programming and Design
  • Video Arts and Technology

The Multimedia Programming and Design major allows students to choose from one of three discipline sequences: Web Design, Multimedia Programming or Digital Design.

All Media Arts and Technology students complete an internship, for which they will receive academic credit, or pass a career planning course. Students earn an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and may transfer to a four-year college.

Digital Arts Club

The BMCC Digital Arts College Club explores the latest advances in technology, software, and hardware related to digital art. Club members have the opportunity to work on creative projects while learning from industry professionals who specialize in virtual reality, 3D animation, game development, graphic design and more. The club offer workshops and seminars as well as one-on-one tutoring sessions and group outings to industry events. Students are also encouraged to participate in competitions and showcase their work at  various open house events.

Email Jessica Ramirez at for more information.

Cinema Arts Club

The BMCC Cinema Arts Club is dedicated to celebrating and exploring the art of film through weekly meetings, special screenings and events, and other activities. Club members come from diverse backgrounds and have varied interests in the film industry. Student work together to learn more about film production, writing, directing, acting, cinematography, editing, sound design, visual effects and more.

Email Anatassios Riggopoulos at for more information.

Media Arts and Technology Department

199 Chambers Street, Room S-622
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 346-8525

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-8 p.m.
11 a.m.-7 p.m.