Author Archives: Kiera Hufford

CCM 2016 Graduate is a Finalist in The Rookies

Game Art and Animation graduate Angelo Person was selected as a finalist in The Rookies for Next-Gen Gaming, Rookie of the Year. The Rookies is an international awards competition for young designers and artists. Person’s work stands among 21 finalists for the category. He entered his Senior Demo Reel from Champlain, displaying a few of the environments he worked […]

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Study Abroad: Gaming Students in Montreal

This past semester, the study abroad program housed 29 gaming students in Montreal. During their time there, the students visited nine game companies in the city and participated in playtests. Coordinator Hannah Cartmel also invited people from the industry to come and speak to the students. Most notably, a group of women from Pixelles spoke as […]

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Filmmaking Faculty Receives Top Award

Julia Swift’s feature-length script, “Falling For Sandy Claus,” was a Gold Remi Winner at The 49th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival held April 8 -17, 2016. The festival contacted Julia before the awards to let her know that she was a finalist, but it wasn’t until she was called up on stage at […]

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CCM Students Conduct Research on Religious Studies

Public Relations major Ben Demars, Creative Media major Desiree Carpenter, and Graphic Design major Daniel Johansen were accepted to present their CORE class “The Secular and The Sacred” research projects at the University of Lethbridge Research in Religious Studies Conference.  Demars’ project, “The Secularization of the Buddha: How American Counterculture Co-Opted Zen Ideology,” focuses on Buddhist principles found in today’s […]

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Oppenheim on the Democratic Divide

CCM faculty Keith Oppenheim spoke with Vermont Public Radio about the recent Democratic primary in New York and what that could mean for the candidacies of Clinton and Sanders. “Bernie’s captured the left. If all that I see in the media, including my Facebook page, is any indication, these voters are not [in] a mood […]

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First Juried Student Exhibition

Champlain College hosts first-ever campus-wide juried student art exhibition and selects an Audience Choice award, a President’s Choice award, and a Dean’s Choice award. There were 30 Jury selections from 330 submissions by 97 artists, all majors from the CCM Division. Artwork submitted included: videos, 3D models, digital painting, photography, illustration, painting, and prints. The CCM Division would like to congratulate […]

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Broadcast Students Visit VPBS, VPR, and WCAX-TV

Students in three sections of the Video Storytelling class visited Vermont Public Television (VPBS), Vermont Public Radio (VPR), and WCAX-TV.  The trip was organized by Broadcast Media Production faculty, Keith Oppenheim. At VPBS, students were treated to a full tour of the facilities and given access to working with studio cameras, including a jib cam (a boom device with […]

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Announcing 2016-2017 CCM Senators

The 2016-2017 CCM Senators were officially announced in a newsletter sent to Champlain faculty, staff, and students on April 13. David Fiddler ’17, Kendall Dinsmore ’18, and Charlie Carucci ’18 with be representing the CCM Division in the SGA for the upcoming academic year! The CCM Division would like to congratulate Fiddler, Dinsmore, and Carucci on […]

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CCM Students Launch Indie Game Company

About two years ago, Game Design senior Ryan Huggins, Creative Media senior James Shasha, and Game Design junior Matt Rohr launched Sundae Month, an indie game company, and have been acting as independent developers. Huggins, Shasha, and Rohr have used Sundae Month as a way to create games they want to see in the world. “We […]

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BIG Maker Speaker: Morehshin Allahyari

On April 28, Iranian-born artist and activist Moreshin Allahyari will speak about her artistic response to the cultural terrorism that is destroying precious ancient Iranian artifacts.  This is event is part of Generator’s Big Maker Series, with the support of the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College When a video depicting ISIS fighters destroying Muslim artifacts in the Mosul […]

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