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!!!
We’re looking for student work to display around the halls of the IAM department and during events throughout the year. Have something to share? We want to hear from you! Send us your animation stills, game screenshots, website/app designs, 3D renders, pictures of your source code, etc. Deadline: November 1st,… Continue Reading Call for Student Work: Cover the Halls
M.M.O. VR IAM Senior Capstone Game 2018-2019 (Course: Indie Team) Players must rise through the ranks in this gritty sci-fi combat game to earn their place as a top arena combatant. The game’s setting and mechanics convey a world of hardship and futuristic turmoil, and the varying types of enemies require… Continue Reading M.M.O. VR: Indie Team Capstone 2019
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
Inspired by the famed westerns of Sergio Leone, Undertakers is a third-person LAN shooter that pits you against three of your friends in a frantic battle to seize gold. Continue Reading Undertakers
Over sixty freshman Animators debuted their work in the new Animation Foundations class.Continue Reading Animation Foundations Inaugural Class
Hooked is a VR puzzle game that challenges the way you think. Don’t be fooled by the first level… you are in for a surprise. Ishan, an artist on the team, says, “Inspired by other 2-D games, we were motivated to make something familiar in 3-D. We are using the… Continue Reading Hooked
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!