In the Interactive Arts and Media Department, our students work with new and emerging technologies to create the immersive experiences of the future. We’re at the forefront of creative tech—from video games and animation to virtual reality (VR) and app development. Our multimedia storytellers of user experience designers, animators, game… Continue Reading Presenting the IAM 2021 Manifest Showcase!
Congratulations to IAM faculty member Julian Grant whose film CORIANDER & A PENNY’S WORTH OF LONESOME won the Gold Award in Animation from the International Independent Film Awards! Per their website, the International Independent Film Awards is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the many talented independent filmmakers and artists from… Continue Reading Congratulations Professor Julian Grant!
If you are planning on taking Application Design in Spring 2021, we recommend you take the Code Sprint series in the fall. They have been created to prepare students to get the most of Application Design, and the three 1-credit classes together can be a substitute for Data Design!Continue Reading Sign up for Code Sprint!
Digital Animation Techniques: Ink, Paint & Composite focuses on identifying and understanding cinematography choices in hand-drawn animation. Typically the course is taught in person; students learn how to clean-up, paint and render their own animation with effects and techniques studied in films watched and discussed as part of the course.… Continue Reading An Inside Look: Teaching Digital Animation Techniques Online
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 2019
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 Screening
We had a great turnout at the IAM Fall Open House, where our amazing students took the lead, showing off their talent and creativity. Talented students were on hand to talk about their experiences at Columbia with visitors, including the many opportunities on campus to engage and collaborate with… Continue Reading IAM Fall 2019 Open House
Come join Loading Law founder and IGDA Chair Ross A. Hersemann at 916 S Wabash, Rm 150 on November 8th at 5pm. He’ll be giving a talk on Game Law and how to avoid getting sued, based on his years of experience in the video game industry. This talk is… Continue Reading Game Law event on November 8th
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