animation

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 →

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 →

Student work from the 32nd Animation Screening

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!Read More →

IAM Game Capstone senior students game project WATR concept art

Water Aloft the Ridge (WAtR) is an evocative adventure game from the Interactive Arts and Media capstone class at Columbia College Chicago. Three damaged souls climb the mysterious Ridge seeking solace, comfort and forgiveness from one they have lost forever. A disturbingly elegant 3D puzzle/adventure game, the player ascends the… Continue Reading Water Aloft the RidgeRead More →

photograph of IAM's welcome table at Open House

Our amazing students took the lead, showing off their talent and explaining their creative process at our Fall Open House. Talented students demonstrated their leadership skills; as teams of creative developers they build interactive experiences, and inspire others to do the same. Interactive work (games, web sites, and other applications) were… Continue Reading Fall Open House 2018Read More →

Photograph of K-J Mathieson (IAM Faculty)

IAM faculty member K-J Mathieson speaking at Animation Block Party 2017 Animation Block Party is the largest animation festival on the East Coast, dedicated to exhibiting the world’s best independent, professional and student animation. What: Panel Discussion at Animation Block Party 2017 When: Sunday July 30, 10.30am Where: Brooklyn Downtown… Continue Reading K-J Mathieson Panel DiscussionRead More →