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Multimedia News and Events

​Multimedia Department Bear Hunt...

We are collecting teddy bear donations on behalf of MSJC Nursing students. They are creating a float entitled "Warm Hugs" for  the Temecula Parade of Lights.
Bring in your bears - deadline is 12/3/15!

C.T.E. Cares!

Kass Munoz handcrafted this lovely bear as her donation!

Animation Instructor Donates Enormous Bear!

Don Smith brought the animated touch to our bear collection with this very large teddy.
Digital Media Department -
Video Production Crew Films Dance Performance

Video Production crew member Jon Thor, on camera 1.
Photo credit: Niki Love

MSJC Menifee Valley Campus Fall Dance Concert

Nov. 19, 20 & 21, 7:30 pm
Nov. 22, 2:00 pm
Menifee Valley Campus Lab Theatre, Rm. 207
28237 La Piedra Rd., Menifee, 92584

Students perform original choreography by both faculty and student choreographers, and are involved in the creation and production of a dance concert from inception through fruition, learning all the elements of theatrical production including staging, scenic design, special effects, costuming, lighting and properties.

General Admission $10
Students and Seniors $9
Faculty and Staff Free

Reservations are a must: Call 951-639-5790 to reserve seats

For more information contact Paula Naggi at 951-639-5792 or

Happy Halloween from the Digital Media Department                                                                 30 October, 2015
We made a creeeepy graveyard background animation with Maya and After Effects (thanks, Jon Thor!) which featured a soundtrack created by Multimedia/Digital Media students, tutor team and staff members. And we 'spooked up' the audiobooth! So much fun!

Photo Credit: Anthony Vincent

Announcing... Halloween Foley Week!                                                                                        20 October, 2015

     With our audio booth now ready for business, the Multimedia/Digital Media Department declares October 20 - 23 to be 'Halloween Foley Week'. Multimedia students can come into the Multimedia Lab (Room 929, Menifee campus) and record audio clips for inclusion in our Halloween scary soundtrack.

     Don’t worry if you’ve never recorded audio before, there are tutors standing by to help you! 

  • Check here for Multimedia Lab hours:
  • Come in and have fun - in our brand new audio booth!

Photo credit: Anthony Vincent


​Send Silence Packing                                                                                       14 October 15
Send Silence Packing event MSJC
Each backpack is a heartbreaking story. Share yours...
Let us 'Send Silence Packing'.
Photo credit: Niki Love

RED Digital Cinema Forum                                                                                                                         13 October 15
Nick Hayes from Red demonstrates this amazing camera - and we all want one!
The presentation was well attended and MSJC students and instructors all found it interesting and instructive.
Photo credit: Anthony Vincent
​ ​ ​ ​                                                                                                                                      9/30/15
Multimedia Tutor Lab Observes International Podcast Day
     On 9/30/15 the world celebrated International Podcast Day  and we knew that we wanted to join in!
Each member of the Multimedia tutor team created their portion in Adobe Audition and the results were compiled, edited and rendered by Alex.
Take a listen...

Multimedia Department Welcomes New Faculty    Fall 2015

Jay Sandoval joins the Multimedia Department at MSJC!

Jay Sandoval has been a graphic designer since 2002 and instructor since 2009 and has developed collateral material, flyer, brochures, logos, websites and multimedia solutions for clients in Southern California. He specializes in teaching graphic design, photography and multimedia applications with software from Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft, etc.

Jay has taught High School, Adult Education, ROP and CTE courses. He has also taught online to overseas students in China.

MSJC  Employee Recognition - 15 Years!

Bob Vilums, Multimedia/ITS
Photo credit: Kimberley Brais

Don Smith, Multimedia/Animation Instructor
Photo credit: Kimberley Brais


The Multimedia Department welcomes new faculty for Spring 2015

William (Bill) Wright-Producer/Director


Bill Wright owns a highly successful video production company that has created and produced television, movies, documentaries, corporate, commercial and event projects.


Instructor of Video and Production Management Mount San Jacinto College 2015-present

Currently teaching Multimedia 123 an entry level video production course and Multimedia 133 a more advanced course in production planning.  


Wright Productions established 1996

Wright Productions was established by Bill Wright to meet the video production and digital communications needs of Fortune 500 style companies in Southern California.  In addition, Bill has written, produced and directed projects for Speed Channel Television, Style TV, KLCS, E Entertainment, and Versus Television.  Wright Productions currently produces a television show titled “Another Shade of Blue” hosted by world famous photojournalist Ty Sawyer.  Wright Productions is currently in negotiations with several companies to produce a wine and food based television program to begin production in 2015.   

Director of Teleproduction Services, USC School of Cinema Television 1987-1996

At the university, Bill developed a revenue center in order to take advantage of under-utilized production talent, facilities and resources at the USC School of Cinema Television.  There he proposed, negotiated, developed, budgeted and produced several commercial, industrial and educational video projects per year. Bill was responsible for on time completion of each project within each client’s budget. Every year he supervised over 100 crew members involved in various academic projects as well.

Instructor of Television and Film, USC School of Cinema Television 1982-1996

While at the university. Bill taught several courses including film production, multi-camera television production, electronic editing and effects, high definition production, and situation comedy producing.

NHK/Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, Century City, CA. 1990-1996

Supervising Producer HDTV Broadcast projects in Japan.  Responsible for selection and staffing of four high definition television projects and managed production teams from story development to delivery.

Matrans Productions, Montreal, Canada 1995

Post Production Supervisor HDTV Feature Project.  Bill was responsible for computation of all effects, mattes, composites and speed changes. He created editorial and finishing schedules to maximize completed production with a minimum of facility rental charges.


 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

School of Cinema-Television Bachelor of Arts, Cinema-Television, 1977

School of Cinema-Television MFA Studies 1984-1988

Graduate School of Business Post-baccalaureate studies in Management, 1990-1995



 1994 CINE EAGLE, “Dark Horizon” High Definition Project

1991 DIAMOND AWARD, Special Achievement Award, “Walk on the Safe Side"

1991 Hometown USA Video Festival Best Educational, “Walk on the Safe Side"

1990 ACE Award Best Informational Demonstrational, “Be Safe on Your Bike"

1990 Diamond Award, Best Educational, “Be Safe on Your Bike"

1989 Hometown USA Video Festival Best Educational, “Be Safe on Your Bike"

Multimedia Department Welcomes New Faculty    Fall 2014
Kevin J. O’Hara MUL123, MUL223

Producer / Director / Editor

 Kevin has over 22 years of experience in the Southern California video production industry.  He has produced, directed, shot and edited video news releases, television commercials, documentaries as well as narrative shorts.  Additionally, Kevin has orchestrated multi-camera live events and prepared video for later use in Blu-ray, DVD, CD and web delivery.

As a two-time Emmy® Award winning Producer and Editor, Kevin has created over a hundred corporate projects from start to finish. His broadcast editing credits include national programs for PBS, ESPN, SPEED, Outdoor Life Network and The History Channel.

Kevin holds an Associate in Arts Degree and a Certificate of Achievement in Radio and Television from Palomar College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual and Performing Arts from California State University San Marcos.

 The Multimedia Department Presents:
Third Thursdays
October 17, 2013     Topic: How Animation is Made 'Behind the Scenes'
Professional animators answer questions from the public, including eager MSJC students.
(from left) Ginny Sherwood, Duane Diggins, Duane Loose, Tony Moramarco with MSJC Animation instructor and Department Chair, Don Smith.
Click here for Bios.