On Thursday, March 23rd, the Japanese Anime and Magna (J.A.M.) student organization hosted the first annual C3 Expo in the Columbia College Chicago Student Center. A day-long celebration of anime, magna, and Japanese culture, the Expo was open to both the Columbia and wider Chicago communities and featured cosplay, student-run… Continue Reading C3 Expo
Columbia College’s Animation Program will be hosting an Animation Production Studio 20-Year Retrospective on Thursday, March 16th, in Film Row Center, 1104 S. Wabash, 8th floor. The lobby opens at 6:30pm, screening to start in the theater at 7:00pm. The retrospective will review and celebrate 14 student films created for… Continue Reading Animation Production Studio 20-Year Retrospective, 3/16
IAM is presenting Animation’s 40th Animation Program Screening on Thursday, December 15th, at CCC’s Film Row Center (8th floor, 1104 S Wabash). Lobby art at 6:30pm followed by a presentation of student animated films in the theater at 7:00pm. Come celebrate the incredible work of our Animation students, including concept… Continue Reading 40th Animation Program Screening to Be Held 12/15!
Zoey Reyes, a Masters of Interaction Design student, just announced the publication of her first academic paper. My first academic paper has been officially published! I’ve shared it here below. Thanks to my supportive friends and family, especially my co-author Joshua A. Fisher. I’m thrilled with the final product, but… Continue Reading IAM Grad Student Zoey Reyes Publishes First Academic Paper
We are throwing our first ever IAM Faculty and Staff Showcase on April 12th in the lobby of 916. The event is open to everyone and there will be IAM demos, talks, and more. We have a wide range of work being presented from animation reels and podcasts to VR demos and original… Continue Reading IAM Faculty and Staff Showcase on April 12th
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