2017 DMAE News



FifoCon Day of Discovery news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

FifoCon Day of Discovery

LSU's DMAE is featured in Country Roads Magazine . The Digital Media Arts & Engineering program will take part to connect with potential students and the greater Baton Rouge community. Come join us and many others to find out what exciting times we are in store for in our field of study and…
Brew Student Prices news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Brew Student Prices

This year's Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week (BREW) features a variety of professional development sessions related to communication, so we have worked with our friends at BREW to secure a discounted rate for your students. By using the code "brewstudent", they can access $15 tickets for the…
Virtual Reality Day - Nov 18th news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Virtual Reality Day - Nov 18th

Washington State University, Norther Arizona University, and The University of Hong Kong are just a few participants in a self-declared Virtual Reality Day on November 18th. The goal is general outreach and education about the potential of VR. If anyone is interested in holding it at LSU please…
Ideas United launches Infinite Deviation news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Ideas United launches Infinite Deviation

Ideas United has teamed up with Google Play to launch Infinite Deviation : Games. This "is a unique program for emerging mobile game designers from all backgrounds. Pitch and develop an inclusive story, publish and promote it with Google Play, and add your voice to the gaming industry." Submit…
LSU Home of Future news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU Home of Future

LSU's Center for Computation and Technology & the Digital Media Arts & Engineering program were demonstrating what the state of Louisiana is doing in Virtual Reality. We joined Cox Communications " Smart Home " on Birdsong Drive in Baton Rouge. We took over a room and turned it into a room…
Leah Haight Wins Pitch Night news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Leah Haight Wins Pitch Night

Leah Haight has been working on a mobile app for building custom dolls that promote a positive body image and embraces customization. Since she started in the DMAE program this has been her focus of development. Building a business from scratch is a difficult venture and she has fearlessly embraced…
Swaybox New Orleans is Hiring news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Swaybox New Orleans is Hiring

Swaybox Studios has developed groundbreaking new puppet technology for film and TV. The studio was founded three years ago by Arthur Mintz, Theresa Andersson, Noah Scruggs and Chris Armand. The four owners met during the production of Mintz and Andersson’s interactive theatre show, “Fantastic Mr…
Silicon Valley Tour of Companies news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Silicon Valley Tour of Companies

Last year we had a tour of New Orlean companies in digital media. This year there is a more ambitious trip being planned into the heart of the industry. Encounter Engineering in Silicon Valley is a program designed for those majoring in engineering, computer science or construction management…
Digital Media Jobs for Students & Grads in the Region news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Digital Media Jobs for Students & Grads in the Region

Please contact me if you are interested in any of the above positions, and I will put you in touch with the right individuals!
Redstick Video Game Symposium 2017 Schedule Announced news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium 2017 Schedule Announced

The Redstick 2017 Video Game Symposium has our special guests appearing twice both on Thursday and Friday if you want to find out the latest in the video game field. 10:00 - 11:30 am, LSU Art Building, Room 330 Tad Leckman - Finding Your Place in Digital Production: Games, Animation, VFX Studios…
TurboSquid 2017 Spring Scholarship news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

TurboSquid 2017 Spring Scholarship

TurboSquid has established a scholarship program to help identify and nurture future talent in the 3D industry. The topic for our initial scholarship is “The Importance of Diversity for the 3D Industry.” We want to hear from the future artists (or fans) of our industry. Let us know why you think it…
LSU College of Engineering Hosts Red Stick Video Game Sympsium news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU College of Engineering Hosts Red Stick Video Game Sympsium

LSU College of Engineering Hosts Red Stick Festival’s Video Game Symposium The intersection of creativity and technology was on display recently as gaming and software industry leaders from around the country converged on the LSU campus to discuss the future of digital arts at the Red Stick Digital…
Impact of the Video Game Industry State by State - up for a Webby Award news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Impact of the Video Game Industry State by State - up for a Webby Award

Electronic Software Association (ESA) site The United States of Video Games is up for a Webby ESA’s new microsite, The United States of Video Games, is in a close race for first place at the 2017 Webby Awards. Let the world know how important the video game industry is to the State of Louisiana…
Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Robin Leboe and Rick Beaton news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Robin Leboe and Rick Beaton

LSU is very excited to host a Vancouver based start-up that is trying to modernize the recording industry. You will get the rare chance to meet a team that is in the Alpha phase working towards a Beta release. This demonstration gives us insight into how a company builds a web application from…
Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Chris Taylor news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Chris Taylor

LSU is very excited to host the inimitable Chris Taylor in Baton Rouge. Chris is a driving force in the industry and has a strong point of view on the direction it is moving in. "Chris is a video game designer and entrepreneur most famous for developing Total Annihilation and the Dungeon Siege…
Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes The Rogue Initiative news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes The Rogue Initiative

A starry-eyed tribal boy becomes the key to saving his village from alien conquistadors when he inadvertently discovers long forgotten technology hidden and abandoned by his ancestors a 1000 years ago and will learn of his true significance in the galaxy along the way. In our first experience, The…
Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Mike Swanson news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium Welcomes Mike Swanson

Mike currently works at Nvidia as a Sr. Producer on top tier game titles, helping high profile developers make their games the highest of quality. Mike has also worked at Electronic Arts Canada, Lucasarts Entertainment, Take 2, Gas Powered Games, Relic Entertainment and Bigpoint. Mike has worked on…
Submit your Work to the Rookies news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Submit your Work to the Rookies

Sponsored by Autodesk, The Rookies has announced the call for entries to their global competition for young designers, creators, innovators, and artists. The final submission deadline is May 29th, 2017. The Rookies celebrates the year’s most talented student designers, illustrators, film makers…
Redstick Video Game Symposium welcomes Henry LeBounta news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium welcomes Henry LeBounta

Academy Award nominee Henry LaBounta has over 25 years of entertainment experience in games, film visual effects, feature animation and television. Most recently at Zynga he held the position of Chief Visual Officer. Prior to Zynga Henry was a Partner/Senior Art Director at Microsoft Studios working…
LSU High Voltage news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU High Voltage

Jason Freeman will headline the concert. Jason Freeman is an Associate Professor of Music at Georgia Tech. His artistic practice and scholarly research focus on using technology to engage diverse audiences in collaborative, experimental, and accessible musical experiences. His music has been…
Redstick Video Game Symposium welcomes Jeff news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium welcomes Jeff

Jeff has a wide breadth of experience in both direct game development and central technologies. Over the past 21+ years as a software engineer Jeff has shipped games on numerous hardware platforms, with EA and before. Jeff’s game contribution credits include many years on each of the NBA Live and…
LSU Student Business Incubator news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU Student Business Incubator

The Venture Challenge is looking to support new, independent student ventures in the early growth stage. The startup venture must be a current member of the LSU Student Incubator as of April 7, 2017. All LSU students are encouraged to become a member of the LSU Student Incubator. Any startup venture…
Fanalysis App Focus Group news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Fanalysis App Focus Group

Fanalysis is looking for students to participate in a focus group demonstrating a prototype model of the Fanalysis app. Fanalysis is a smartphone application designed to enhance the college football fan experience. The application is currently in development and is intended to launch for the 201…
A Modo, Mari and Nuke Project Part II news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

A Modo, Mari and Nuke Project Part II

The Foundry is hosting a webinar on March 9th, 2017 at 11:00 am Central Time. Save your seat and join Martin Mayer, a Creative Specialist at The Foundry, now! Missed Part I, no problem. Visit A Modo, Mari and Nuke Project for Beginners Part I. Got questions about preparing and creating digital…
Stellar group @ CCT's Google Summer of Code news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Apply for summer work with a student stipend of up to $5000

Stellar group @ CCT's Google Summer of Code

The STE||AR Group is honored to have been selected as one of the 2017 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentor organizations! This program, which pays students over the summer to work on open source projects, has been a wonderful experience for the past three years that and the STE||AR Group is thrilled…
Redstick Video Game Symposium Presents Amoeba news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Video Game Symposium Presents Amoeba

Specialising in non-traditional utilisation of games-engine-based VR, Scott will be including examples and stories of recent VR installations in art galleries, VR theatre tours, and the new mixed media project from the amoeba studio: a VR/TV/AR crossover project The Illuminatus! Trilogy , based…
Redstick Game Symposium Call for Entries news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Redstick Game Symposium Call for Entries

No project is too big or too small . This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with the movers and shakers in the video game and virtual reality industries. To apply to show on the morning of April 28th, 2017 go to: Student Application or Professional Applications if you are a…
The Foundry Online Editing in Nuke news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

The Foundry Online Editing in Nuke

Got questions about online editing in Nuke Studio? I’ll be answering anything you need to know in a live Q & A session, following the upcoming rebroadcast of my popular webinar: Online editing in Nuke Studio —tips, tricks and best practices. Join me for the webinar, and I’ll show you how to get the…
LSU Global Game Jam 2017, a Huge Success news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU Global Game Jam 2017, a Huge Success

The 2017 Game Jam broke all records with over 36,000 particpants, 95 countries and over 7,000 games made. I want to thank all of the folks at the Center for Computation and Technology who made this possible as well as Electronic Arts, High Voltage Software and Gameloft. We appriciated all of the…
LSU Global Game Jam 2017 Tomorrow! news author
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  • Marc Aubanel
  • maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
  • Director, LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering

LSU Global Game Jam 2017 Tomorrow!

We also have been kindly donated a tobii eyex eye tracker. For those interested in using it, you can download the SDK before the jam, check out further information on the Global Game Jam website . We have one eye tracker and it can be shared by the teams who want to use it. We have four talks…