BVW Round 2 Final – Fall, 2019

Last week, ETC students made their final presentations for Round 2 of the Building Virtual Worlds (BVW) Class for the Fall, 2019 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... Read more »

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Alumni Speaker Series – Lisa Brown M.E.T. ’09

We are delighted to welcome Lisa Brown, M.E.T. ’09 as part of our Alumni Speaker Series. Lisa will speak to current students, local alumni, faculty, staff and friends on Thursday, October 10 at 3:30 PM. A small reception will follow, giving visitors the opportunity to chat with Lisa one-on-one. During her visit, Lisa will also... Read more »

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Quarter Reviews

The ETC Project Course is one of the core elements of our curriculum and is a course that drives many students to our program.  ETC Students have completed hundreds of projects over the years, and a key component to the success of these projects is feedback.  Professor Randy Pausch, co-founder of the ETC liked to... Read more »

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ETC 20th Anniversary

Happy Anniversary ETC!  This academic year marks the 20th anniversary of the ETC, and we are planning events throughout the year to celebrate.  Our biggest event will be the Fall Festival which will take place on Friday, December 6, 2019 followed by an Alumni Brunch on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  We will also celebrate 20... Read more »

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

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 »

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Adventure Module – 2019

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 »

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Alunmi Update Tyler Emptage – 2012

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 »

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The ETC at SIGGRAPH 2019

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 »

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Prism wins best student game

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 »

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ETC Class of 2019

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 »

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