2016 Events Archive



IGDA Meet Up Baton Rouge 

Monthly meetings consist of a wide variety of topics ranging from relative news in the industry to presentations from guest speakers. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month around 7pm at the address below. Due to the venue having other events booked please check both back rooms as we may have…

Nola Game Developers Meetup 

The team at Launchpad has been gracious enough to offer us their space on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Come hang out with other game developers in NOLA.

Beers and general mingling to start at 6:00 at Capedeville. We'll move to Launchpad around 7:00 for game demos or presentations. New topics…

LaCuba Animation Exchange Screening 

LaCuba Animation Exchange Screening

The LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering program in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Americas Media Initiative and Film Baton Rouge is thrilled to be presenting the LÁCuba Animation Exchange screening on November 10! This exchange will…

Cuban Animator's Workshop 

Cuban Animator’s Workshop

The Cuban Animation Exchange and will feature two internationally recognized, award-winning Cuban animation teams: Oniroma, a small start-up animation cooperative based in the city of Santa Clara, about a four-hour drive from Havana. Oniroma was created by Harold (Muke…

GDA Meet Up Baton Rouge 

IGDA Baton Rouge meetup is next week! This month our speaker will be Claire Fontenot of High Voltage Software (HVS out of New Orleans and Chicago)! Claire will be talking about what HVS is up to these days and also demoing their newest VR game Dragon Front. It's super fun, and this will be your…

Nola Game Developers Meetup 

The team at Launchpad has been gracious enough to offer us their space on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Come hang out with other game developers in NOLA.

Beers and general mingling to start at 6:00 at Capedeville. We'll move to Launchpad around 7:00 for game demos or presentations. New topics…

Blade Runner (the Director's Cut) 

Blade Runner (the Director's Cut)

Join us on Wednesday, October 19th at LSU a FREE showing of Blade Runner (the Director's Cut), one of the visually defining films in establishing the modern science fiction genre. Doors open at 6:30 pm at the Digital Media Center on the LSU campus. For those who…

IGDA Meet Up Baton Rouge 

Monthly meetings consist of a wide variety of topics ranging from relative news in the industry to presentations from guest speakers. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month around 7pm at the address below. Due to the venue having other events booked please check both back rooms as we may have…

WICS Game Jam 

48 HOURS
The Women in Computer Science Game Jam is an event that takes place from Friday, September 23rd at 5PM to Sunday, September 25th at 6PM. You have 48 hours to create a video game, and like most game jams, this means staying overnight (or as late as you can!) to finish your game. Game jams…

Indie Game: Life After 

Indie Game: Life After

Join us on Wednesday, September 14th at LSU a FREE showing of Indie Game: Life After, a continuation of the original film on the independent video game development revolution. Doors open at 6:30 pm at the Digital Media Center on the LSU campus. For those who attend there will…

The Art of Animmation in Gaming & Film 

Join us as guest presenters from the gaming and film industries shed light on modern forms of animation.

Ken Wesley, an LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering (DMAE) instructor, will kick off the evening with an overview of the visual effects and computer animation fields being explored by the DMAE…

LSU Video Game Symposium 

Get your tickets at http://bit.ly/1TwMtgn. The 2016 LSU Video Game Symposium is a series of panels, group discussions and presentations with media leaders considering the future skill requirements that will be needed in the game industry. Speakers from around the country will be joining us from…

Daniel Dociu 

Daniel Dociu (Guild Wars) will discuss his careers and look at student work.

Run Lola Run 

Kick off LSU’s Video Game Symposium with a FREE screening on April 19th, at 7pm of Run Lola Run. Very few movies capture the frantic energy and immersion of a good video game, but Tom Tykwer’s film comes very close.

"Cleverly juggling the elements and encounters of a simple thriller scenario by…

Spirited Away 

Please join us for a FREE movie nigh on Wednesday Feb 24th at at the Digital Media Center at LSU. We will be featuring award winning anime Spirited Away.

Our guest speaker tonight will be LSU's own Jason Buch.

"After writing and directing the 1997 animated epic Princess Mononoke, Japanese…

LSU Global Game Jam 

About the Global Game Jam

Innovation - Experimentation - Collaboration: The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world's largest game jam event (game creation). This is LSU’s third year as a participant in this exciting development festival. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. It is…

Atari Game Over 

To kick off global game jam at LSU we are featuring a peak into one of the most turbulent times in the video game industry. Revenues in 1983 went from around $3.2 billion to $100 million in 1985, a drop of almost 97 percent. Many thought that video games were a fad and that the industry would fade…