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!!!
Come join Billy Carlson at 916 S Wabash, Rm 142 on November 7th at 10am. This wireframing workshop will introduce you to what wireframes are, what they are good at and why you should use them when designing digital products. We’ll then dive in and work on a few wireframing… Continue Reading UX Wireframing Event on Nov. 7th
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 Contest
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 Challenge
It is getting closer to the time of the year where 28,000 members of the gaming industry migrate to San Francisco, California for the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC). For five days the Moscone Center is transformed into a gaming and high tech playground for its attendees with 550 leading… Continue Reading Game Developers Conference 2019
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Alex Damarjian helped create a doctor and parent-approved video game entitled PDI Check. If played in moderation, PDI Check can help young kids improve their eye sight and develop in educational, social, and physical ways. Continue Reading Assistant Professor Alex Damarjian Featured on NBC
ONE WEEK UNTIL SHOW TIME! Columbia College’s Interactive Arts and Media Department is presenting: THE 32ND ANIMATION PROGRAM SCREENING Thursday December 13th, 2018 1104 S. Wabash 8th Floor The screening showcases Animated shorts from conceptualization through presentation of the final films. Eight (count ‘em!) films will be screened: BFA Solo and… Continue Reading Join us for the 32nd Animation Screening!
Would you like to attend the Game Developers Expo in San Francisco? The IAM department has 10 GDC Expo passes to give away to IAM students.Continue Reading Game Developers Conference Exposition Pass Contest
D&D Club A student organization for fans of narrative and character design! Dungeons and Dragons Club teaches new players and offers an outlet for old players to engage in the fantastic yet classic roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons. We run through one off adventures and campaigns devised by our group’s… Continue Reading Dungeons & Dragons
IAM Students at ChiTAG Columbia College Chicago proudly represented games created by students on November 17th & 18th at the annual Chicago Toys and Games Fair. The games presented were part of indie team, large team & game production. The experience gave a chance for the college to represent the… Continue Reading ChiTAG