DigiFest South is an annual digital arts festival, tech exposé and career fair that celebrates how digital technology has combined with artistic creativity to shape our modern society. The events includes a digital art exhibition by student and independent artists and a career fair featuring the most cutting edge companies and educational institutions in the region.
One of the main messages expressed with this event is that art education is more than a school elective; it is a powerful vocational element and key to a well rounded education that translates to lucrative career opportunities. DigiFest will demonstrate how art combined with technology leads to the innovations that shape our modern way of life and the direct contribution to strong economic development and cultural transformations.
TEDx Red River is leading a series of talks showcasing artistic creation utilizing technology and the economic and social impact it has on us past, present, and future. Participants will include world class companies and experts who specialize in digital media and state of the art technology. These include Academy Award Winner Moonbot Studios, Twin Engine Labs, Blade Studios, Worldwide FX, the Cyber Innovation Center, Venyu, and many more.
The event exhibits digital art genres made possible by the latest technologies that include, but are not limited to:
- · 3D design and animation
- · Digital Sculpture (robotics)
- · Graphic design and motion graphics
- · Digital photography
- · Digital video and film
- · CG Animation
- · Mechanical and architectural design
- · Digital sound and music
The three day event is scheduled for 7-9 September 2012 at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City, Louisiana.