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The ETC at SIGGRAPH 2019

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Back in LA this year, the ETC will have many students and alumni in participation of this year’s conference. We will also have a booth #959, please stop by to find out about how to become and ETC student, hire an ETC student or alumni, or if you would like information on how to sponsor… Read more »

Prism wins best student game

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At yesterday’s Games for Change Awards, ETC student project won the Best Student Game category. The team of Ridma Ramesh, Xueyang (Lena) Wang, Dan Wolpow, Yutian Zheng and Yidi Zhu created an app that helped 3rd and 4th graders empathize with their peers on the autism spectrum. Congratulations to the team! To play the game,… Read more »

ETC Class of 2019

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On May 19, 2019 the ETC honored 75 students as we held the 2019 Diploma Ceremony at Heinz Field.  Following dinner, with fellow classmates, family, ETC faculty and staff the latest group of alumni received their Master of Entertainment Technology degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s ETC Alumni Award winners Soo Jeong Bae (09)… Read more »

Vituccio, Cho To Screen Their VR Documentary at Tribeca Film Festival

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This article is from CMU’s new site: https://www.cmu.edu/piper/news/archives/2019/april/vr-documentary.html By Bruce Gerson Email Dive under the chilly, majestic sea off the rocky coast of South Korea, hold your breath and fish with your hands with the Haenyeo, about a dozen women keeping the ancient native tradition alive. You can experience this amazing National Geographic-like underwater adventure in… Read more »

ETC Open House

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The Entertainment Technology Center will hold an open house on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 3pm – 7pm. If you are in the Pittsburgh area and have not had a chance to visit, join us for the open house. We will have the student projects from the spring 2019 semester on display for guest to… Read more »

The ETC at GDC 2019

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The ETC will have a presence again at this year’s Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) held March 18 – 22, 2019. With approximately 50 students attending plus several faculty and staff members, here are some of the ways you can see the alumni, students, and faculty of the program. ETC Booth GDC Expo, 2720 North Hall… Read more »

ETC Students Help Bring Magic to Castle of Miracles

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This post originally appeared on CMU’s news page December 17, 2018 By Julie Mattera Email Media Inquiries An aging court jester is performing new tricks for kids who need a laugh, thanks to students at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. At Give Kids the World, a nonprofit Florida resort for children with life-threatening illnesses,… Read more »

TheatAR Project Brings Childhood Classic to Life with AR

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This story originally ran on CMU’s news site By Laura Kelly Email Media Inquiries All it takes is faith, trust, a little pixie dust and augmented reality to bring Tinker Bell to stage like never before. TheatAR, a semester-long student initiated project in the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), combines stage actors and animation to create… Read more »

Fall Festival 2018

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Each year, the first Monday in December marks the ETC Fall Festival where friends, family and guests have the opportunity to see the amazing work done by our students throughout the semester.  ETC first-year students show their work from the Building Virtual Worlds (BVW) class, a tradition started by ETC Co-founder Randy Pausch many years… Read more »

BVW Round 4 Final – Fall, 2018

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This week marked final presentations of the Building Virtual Worlds (BVW) Class  ‘Round 4’ for the Fall, 2018 semester.  If you are not familiar with this class, students are challenged to build five virtual worlds throughout the semester.  They must work quickly, creatively, and collaboratively as they have two weeks or less to create each… Read more »

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