The Executive Yuan has planned that the emerging industries that Taiwan should actively promote in the future are: tourism, biotechnology, green energy, medical care, fine agriculture, and cultural creativity; six emerging industries; and selected digital life as one of Taiwan’s future emerging industries. It is expected to drive emerging technologies such as online multimedia and digital content.
According to the information published by the National Information and Communication Development Promotion Group of the Executive Yuan, Taiwan’s digital content industry includes eight sub-fields, including five core industries and three related industries. The core industries are digital games, computer animation, digital audio and video, digital publishing and collection, Digital learning and related industries are mobile application services, network services and content software.
In addition to the six emerging industries, the Executive Yuan also plans to be one of the ten key service industries, and the digital content industry is one of its key industries. By 2013, the overall output value of Taiwan's digital content industry was about 858.2 billion yuan, an increase of about 17.49% compared with that in 2012. In terms of the five major core industries, the scale of the output value of the major industries is 319.4 billion yuan, an increase of 29.15% over the previous year, accounting for about 37.22% of the overall industry.
Therefore, in 101, our school established the Multimedia and Game Design Department under the School of Design and Information, hoping to become the cradle of talents with digital media design combining film and television animation and interactive games, and cooperate with the country to develop the digital content industry, nurturing students to become Design talents with humanistic aesthetics, digital technology application ability, film and television animation, interactive game, also have liberal arts humanistic qualities and good professional attitude, can fulfill social responsibilities, conform to social values, and also have digital media integration and visual design Basic professional knowledge, multimedia integration design talents who can integrate across fields and can use professional software capabilities.