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Brenda Bakker Harger at the VIEW Conference

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This week Associate Teaching Professor Brenda Bakker Harger will be in Turin, Italy at the VIEW Conference.   Her workshop is titled: Improvisational Acting: The special sauce paradigm. The improvisational acting paradigm is useful far beyond the stage: building teams that trust one another, problem solving in real time, becoming aware of and interpreting behavior, and… Read more »

ETC at IndieCade

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At this year’s IndieCade, International Festival of Independent Games, the ETC will be represented by student games, faculty and alum.  ETC Director Drew Davidson is a Well-Played Curator for the games being played at this year’s festival and ETC alum Jeremy Gibson (07) is a Co-Chair of IndieXchange.  Jeremy will be giving a talk on… Read more »

Open faculty position

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Faculty Position in 3D Art in Games (and Film) Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) at Carnegie Mellon University invites 3D artist professionals to apply for a full-time, teaching track position at the ETC. While preferred, an advanced degree is not required for candidates with extensive professional experience in 3D… Read more »

Pittsburgh, Women, Games and Creative Community

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With the recent disheartening online discourse around women in games, which only underscores the historical issue this has been for the game industry as well as creative industries in general, Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center continues our strong commitment to environments where everyone who makes, enjoys and critiques games, and other creative media, deserves an… Read more »

Drew Davidson at Purdue University

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ETC Director Drew Davidson was invited to Purdue University by their Graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition to give a talk as part of their bi-annual David Hutton Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.  Drew was invited  to honor the work he has done to advance the field of game studies through ETC Press and Well Played. His… Read more »

The ETC at Meaningful Play

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ETC students Kiran George, Xiao Li, Yuxi Zhang along with ETC alum Albert Shish (14), Yue Zhu (14) and Yimang Lin (14) and the game they made for the fall 2013 project Epiphany has been accepted for presentation at Meaningful Play 2014. ETC Distinguished Professor of the Practice, Jesse Schell will also be giving a… Read more »

ETC at the White House Educational Game Jam

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Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) was a big part of the White House Educational Game Jam this past weekend. The Jam was sponsored by the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Education, and kicked off early in the morning on September 6, 2014 in the creative offices of Learning… Read more »

Pillow Castle mentioned as one to watch

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In an article originally published on Business News Daily, ETC student pitch project, Pillow Castle is mentioned as one of the six up-and-coming video game startups to watch for. Pillow Castle is a five-person team developing a first-person puzzle video game titled the Museum of Simulation Technology.  The game has already been named a finalist… Read more »

More kudos for Shipbreakers

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Shipbreakers, directed by ETC faculty member Ralph Vituccio, Tom Clancey and the late Carnegie Mellon University Professor Paul Goodman has just won the Best Feature Award in the Documentary Category in The World International Film Festival (TWIFF) in San Francisco.   TWIFF is an advocate of social change, and they aim to educate, inspire, and empower… Read more »

Going to SIGGRAPH?

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If you are going to SIGGRAPH2014 in Vancouver, there should be plenty of ETC folks to see.  If you are in the EXPO stop by booth #540 –  to see Rebecca and Susan. Also, there will be some student alumni and faculty representation there too. SIGGRAPH Student Volunteers Rachina Ahuja Roma Dave Sai Shashank Kiramkonda… Read more »

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