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Alumni Speaker Series – Maria A. Montenegro M.E.T.’15

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This year, in honor of our 20th Anniversary, the ETC is excited to launch our annual Alumni Speaker Series.  We are excited to welcome back distinguished alumni who are making a significant impact throughout the entertainment technology industry. Our first speaker will be Maria A. Montenegro, M.E.T. ’15.  Maria will speak to current students, local… Read more »

Adventure Module – 2019

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Each Fall, ETC students embark on a thrilling event known as the Adventure Module.  While this experience has taken on a variety of experiences throughout the years (cruises, museum visits, theme park visits, etc.), it has remained an important part of the ETC Fundamentals course and has become an important yearly ETC tradition. A core… Read more »

Alunmi Update Tyler Emptage – 2012

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We recently heard from Tyler Emptage, 2012 about his recent accomplishment with his work as a Walt Disney Imagineer: ” I had a recent career milestone at Walt Disney Imagineering of, for the first time, being part of an opening attraction project team for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run as part of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s… Read more »

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 »

Museum Lab opens at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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This article was originally released on the WESA website. https://www.wesa.fm/post/new-museum-lab-childrens-museum-provides-space-budding-technologists-play The Museum Lab at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, April 27.KATHLEEN J. DAVIS / 90.5 WESA The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh held a grand opening this past weekend for its new Museum Lab, a space that allows kids 10 and… 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 »

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