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TCNJ Ranked #3 in Animation Career Review

TCNJ Ranked #3 in Animation Career Review

TCNJ’s Interactive Multimedia department is always on the forefront of technology, teaching students about topics such as animation and game design. In 2018, all the hard work of the students and staff was publicly recognized by the Animation Career Review’s college rankings. TCNJ was ranked the #3 in both animation and game design in the state of New Jersey. It was also ranked #38 in animation among all public schools in the nation, and #21 in game design for schools on the East Coast. This outstanding achievement would not be possible without the wonderful professors here, and the magnificent work of our students. Below is a short reel to show some of the student animations created at TCNJ. The ranking can be found here: https://www.animationcareerreview.com/articles/top-5-animation-schools-and-colleges-new-jersey-2018-rankings.

A Visit to Fred Roger’s Original Neighborhood

A Visit to Fred Roger’s Original Neighborhood

Professors Buckleitner and Fishburn and a group of adventurous students from IMM 470 – The Methods of Fred Rogers – made a field trip to Fred Rogers’ childhood home in Latrobe, PA for a first-person look at the original Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. The visit was made with the cooperation with the Fred Rogers Center at… Continue Reading

Should modern parents be “Putting the Brakes” on Screen Time?

Should modern parents be “Putting the Brakes” on Screen Time?

What is too much screen time? Is our generation’s preoccupation with entertainment tech damaging today’s youths, or are there ways in which we can take advantage of what multimedia has to offer? In a paper published in the New York Times, the Department of IMM’s own Warren Buckleitner was asked to write a response to… Continue Reading

AIMM After Dark 2018

AIMM After Dark 2018

On Friday November 30, the Departments of IMM and Art & Art History jointly presented their annual AIMM After Dark event. With support from the School of the Arts & Communication, students presented projects produced in courses this semester.  Works on display included musical performances, drawings, paintings, sculpture, and mixed media pieces. Continue Reading

VR and AR: What’s Now, What’s Next?

VR and AR: What’s Now, What’s Next?

On Monday, November 5th 2018, TCNJ’s Department of IMM welcomed Jesse Schell to speak to students about VR and AR. Jesse is a Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University and the founder of Schell Games, an award-winning studio. He is the author of The Art of Game Design: A… Continue Reading

IMM Senior Showcase 2018

  Meet our soon-to-be graduates, and learn about their innovative work in diverse fields including video games, virtual reality, video and animation, digital fabrication and electronics, digital art, and more. Refreshments starting at 5pm, followed by: • A showcase of senior capstone projects from 6-8; • A panel discussion with creative technology professionals; • A… Continue Reading

IMM to participate in 2018 Global Game Jam

IMM to participate in 2018 Global Game Jam

TCNJ will be participating in the 2018 Global Game Jam on Friday, January 26 – Sunday, January 28 in the Art and Interactive Multimedia building. IMM Professor Josh Fishburn is organizing the TCNJ Jam Site, but participation is open to anyone 18 and older, at any skill level. All you need is an interest in… Continue Reading

IMM Senior Showcase 2017

IMM Senior Showcase 2017

Come meet the creative students and experience the electrifying ideas that spark the Department of Interactive Multimedia at The College of New Jersey at our annual Senior Thesis Showcase on Friday, April 28th, starting at 5:00 PM. The students presenting in this showcase make up one of the largest graduating classes in IMM’s history! Our… Continue Reading