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!
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
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
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
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
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!
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 Ridge
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 2018