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Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media (IFDM)

IFDM is designed to offer students a degree that can be customized to meet a variety of interests and needs. Whether interested in gaming, engineering, film, animation, visual effects, music, art, design, photography, screenwriting, journalism, multimedia, or business, the IFDM curriculum is structured to serve your needs.

Students must apply to the program and may pursue their interests in one of four of IFDM’s partnering colleges: Anderson School of Management, School of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and College of Fine Arts.

Explore Careers

The combination of IFDM and Business promotes an assortment of career opportunities within the film, art, and design industries.

CareerGrowthMedian Salary*
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians9%-13%$29,630
Broadcast Technicians2%$33,160
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture2%-4%$40,680
Graphic Designers1%$38,300
Multimedia Artists and Animators5%-8%$52,940

Average median salary should not be expected for an entry level position.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data and 2014-2024 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024).

Continue to explore other career options and salary information by visiting O*Net Online, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and PayScale.

Connect to Internship Opportunities

Local and National Employers of IFDM Graduates from Anderson

Professional Organizations/Student Organizations



Connect with Anderson Alumni

IFDM Faculty Advisor

Nick Flor

Chrislyn Lawrence
IFDM Academic Advisor
2414 Central Ave SE - Room 220
(505) 277-0581
IFDM Web Site