The CCM Division is pleased to co-sponsor a public talk by David Sengeh as part of Burlington Generator’s Big Maker Series. Sengeh’s bio-mechanical designs have resulted in more comfortable prosthetics for patients with missing limbs. The talk is Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Champlain Room of the Center for Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College. […]
Broadcast Media Production Faculty, Keith Oppenheim, and students from the Streaming Media Senior Project class visited WPTZ in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, February 17. “We went to the station in part because I had been invited by the anchor George Mallet who wanted to make a connection with Champlain College,” said Oppenheim. During the first part of the visit, […]
Greg LoPiccolo, project director at Boston-based Harmonix Music Systems, will discuss game design, interaction design, and music on Monday, February 15, at 3:30 pm in the Champlain Room in the Center for Communication and Creative Media.
Harmonix Music Systems has been advancing the state of music games for the last 20 years. LoPiccolo joined Harmonix in 1998 after working at Looking Glass studios–which ceased operation in 2000–where he was creative director for Thief: The Dark Project. He has also been the creative director for Frequency, Amplitude, Guitar Hero, and Rock Band and is currently the creative director for Rock Band VR.
In this first VPR commentary of 2016, CCM faculty Keith Oppenheim reflects on Trump’s visit to Vermont and his feelings on how political events are staged. “On the night of Trump’s Vermont speech, I was on a plane returning from Florida. At the start of the flight, Delta Airlines proudly announced this was a Wi-Fi […]
The Champlain College Publishing Initiative (CCPI) hosted NaNoNowWhat?, a follow up to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which took place nationwide November 1-30. NaNoNowWhat, held on December 8 in CCM’s Collaborative Media Hub, featured a panel discussion with Champlain faculty and students addressing questions relating to publishing, marketing, manuscript preparation, working with editors, and other writing-related topics. Panelists included (from right to left) Kim MacQueen, […]
Game Studio Seniors are developing nine games, representing a variety of genres, that are selected to be showcased at the Senior Game Show on April 29, 2016, in the Alumni Auditorium. The show is one of the College’s signature events. Game industry recruiters from all over the U.S. and Montreal attend to scout emerging talent. […]
CCM students in Video Storytelling and Streaming Media Production classes recently took trips to news stations and media houses, observing what it’s like to work in those fields Some students enrolled in a Video Storytelling class visited WCAX, Channel 3 in Burlington, to watch a live newscast. Students took a tour of the station and met up […]
Champlain College Alumni Michael Ackerman and Craig Winslow present Projecting West, a unique fifteen-day cross-country art exhibition. Ackerman and Winslow created site-specific light installations at various locations throughout their fifteen-day journey, combining Ackerman’s animations with Winslow’s programming skills and using projection mapping techniques. This multi-media installation “documents their journey and creates a breathtaking visual narrative.” The exhibition […]
Larry Connolly, adjunct faculty in the Professional Writing program at Champlain College, joins John Killacky, executive director of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, for a discussion of Queer Disability Anthology, a “new anthology celebrating the queer disability experience.” QDA, featuring fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and comics by writers from across the world, is a “penetrating and unforgettable […]
In partnership with Burlington Generator, the CCM Division is hosting a public talk on November 12 by Jae Rhim Lee and Mike Ma, founders of Coeio, a start up that seeks to reinvent the burial industry and disrupt orthodox ideas about our bodies after death. Lee and Ma have created an unorthodox and environmentally friendly alternative to […]