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Phase Shift screen

If you missed out on the live festivities last week, never fear! IAM’s Manifest showcase will be open through July: https://manifest.colum.edu/interactive-arts-and-media Browse galleries of Game Art renderings, check out reels of Animation and CVFX projects, and play games from Indie Team, Large Team, and Serious Games classes!Read More →

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 2019Read More →

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 →

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 Alumni Becca Hallstedt talk 'Getting a Job' for programming club Hackerjacks

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)Read 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 →