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!
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
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
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
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
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
GETTING A JOB 101 Presented by Becca Hallstedt (Class of 2017) Freelance Concept and Texture Artist In partnership with </hackerjacks>, Becca Hallstedt, formerly of World of Warcraft at Blizzard as well as Injustice 2 at Netherrealm, led a presentation and discussion about techniques around job applications and interviews in the games… Continue Reading Getting A Job 101 (with Alumni Becca Hallstedt)
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