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Amalgamedia Combines Exhibition, Presentations and Original Video Games
The breadth of New Media studies are on display at Amalgamedia, the end-of-semester showcase for senior University of Lethbridge New Media students. This free, family-friendly exhibition opens Friday, April 8 at 7 pm at the Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 S. 5th St. The exhibition, which runs from April 8 – 13, is open from 1 to 5 pm on the weekend and 1 – 4:30 pm weekdays.
On Saturday April 9 and Sunday April 10 the public is invited to view a wide range of student presentations, time-based artwork, original games and motion-capture animations.
Saturday April 9 Presentations
Allyson Cikor- Project IKIRYO, narrative with VR controllers, using Oculus Rift, Mixing High Fantasy and Cyber
Court Davies - Rocket Knight Recreation, sidescroller recreating the beginning level of old game with original contributions; “Rocket Knight Adventures” standalone
Tory Christensen - Project Citadel, environment of futuristic 3d castle with furniture/assets
Stefie Simms - TACC TV, MMOG game [artwork, marketing]
Ian Wong - NovaWolfPrimePlays, gameplay channel youTube
Jesze Kaszas - Project Cheeseboy, “Snowman Sidescroller” [game] standalone
Ayden Broadhead - Amalgamedia, poster series utilizing historical methods of composition
Alex Gimson - Veilia, Story-driven exploration/adventure game using the UnReal engine
Phil Rockerbie - Daybreak, architectural projection mapping
Sunday April 10 Presentations & Festival
Motion Capture Festival - 8 mocap animations, and 4 time-based standalones
Scott, Emerson - Balalaika, short film homage to 1960s movies using Miniatures
Ehrler, Eric - This Grand Life, animation 5-10 min, mixing media
Bird, Dion - Find Your Passion, 8.5-min motion graphics experiment using moving text
Dapilos, Alinar - Grind Now/Cry Never, 15-min music video
“Visitors have the opportunity to see what our students have been doing and play video games created this semester by New Media students, who will there to answer questions,” says New Media professor Dr. Will Smith.
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