Events

Each year the Chicago Toy and Game Group, Inc. promotes and hosts initiatives designed to bring awareness to the power of play and invention in social, educational, and professional environments. Chicago Toy and Game Group initiatives include the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (ChiTAG), the Toy and Game Innovation Awards… Continue Reading Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2019Read More →

Animated character - a blue dragon-like creature

Animation Screening: December 12, 2019 The 34th Biannual Animation Screening (Interactive Arts and Media at Columbia College Chicago) showcases animated shorts  – from conceptualization through final films. Animation Solo Projects and Animation Production Studio films at various stages of production will also be screened. Thursday, 12/12, , Film Row Center… Continue Reading 34th Biannual Animation ScreeningRead More →

Our wonderful Alumni have been achieving amazing strides in their work, and in recognition of all they’ve accomplished so far we are highlighting 4 of our Alumni and their recent placement in the creative industry. Ally Bentson will be at Nickelodeon Studios. Liam Coballes is at Bang Zoom. Jennifer Kozlowski is now… Continue Reading Congrats to our Alumni on their recent success!!!Read More →

IAM (Interactive Arts and Media) graphic treatment

Congratulations to Animation majors Del Sego and Sung Min Byun for winning 1st and 3rd place, respectively, in the 2019 Paula F. Pfeffer & Cheryl Johnson-Odim Political Cartoon Contest! Animation majors have participated in the contest for over 10 years, but this is the first time two animation students have placed… Continue Reading Award-Winning Students: Political Cartoon ContestRead More →

2018 Manifest Game Jam Winner - student game "Together Alone" screenshot

Each year the IAM department hosts a game jam that culminates on Manifest. Students form small teams (max 5 people) to build a game collaboratively. This year students will have an expanded timeline so that they can participate in Industry Night without losing time to work on their Game Jam… Continue Reading 2019 IAM Manifest Game Jam ChallengeRead More →