Alumni work on Beauty and the Beast

Alumni work on Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s 2016 live action feature film Beauty and the Beast features the work of Drexel Alumnus: Ari Teger (Class of 2007)— Previs/Postvis Artist: Digital Domain...
Showcase: Anyland – Create Your Own Multiplayer VR World

Showcase: Anyland – Create Your Own Multiplayer VR World

Showcase: Anyland – Create Your Own Multiplayer VR World Thursday March 9, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Join us and take a look at Anyland – a multiplayer VR world building tool. We’ll cover how to build your own VR character and how...
Men In Black Screening

Men In Black Screening

Men In Black II Screening Friday, March 3 at 7PM in URBN 349 Screening Room Five years after the 1997 hit, Men in Black, Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, The Worm Guys and The Scum of the Universe returned for the sequel: MiB2. Assistant Professor John Berton, who...
Live Q & A With Girish Balakrishnan

Live Q & A With Girish Balakrishnan

Live Q & A With Girish Balakrishnan Thursday March 2, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 239 (Screening Room) Join us for a live Q & A session with notable Drexel alumni Girish Balakrishnan. Girish is recognized for his master’s thesis work in virtual...
Alumni work on Oscar Winniners

Alumni work on Oscar Winniners

  Congratulations Alumni! Congratulations to Drexel alumni for their work on Oscar winning feature films Zootopia and Jungle Book. Zootopia won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and Jungle Book won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects. These films...
How to Build Disc Golf VR – Interactive Lesson

How to Build Disc Golf VR – Interactive Lesson

How to Build Disc Golf VR – Interactive Lesson Thursday Feb 23, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Join us and learn how to build a VR disc throwing game in Unity for HTC Vive. This lesson will cover how collisions and grabbable objects work in Unity...
Fred Seibert Visit & Talk

Fred Seibert Visit & Talk

Fred Seibert Visit & Talk Tuesday, February 21 2pm-3:30pm ANNEX Screening Room On his 5th or 6th life, Seibert started off producing jazz music, helped create MTV (when the M stood for Music), relaunched Nickelodeon with his Fred/Alan agency, presided over...
VR Screening: Dear Angelica

VR Screening: Dear Angelica

VR Screening: Dear Angelica Thursday Feb 16, 8:30 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Join us to get your own viewing of the most critically acclaimed VR film yet, ‘Dear Angelica.’ Created in VR for VR by Oculus’ Story Studio, this film is a...
How to Track a Physical Object (Chair) in VR w/ HTC Vive

How to Track a Physical Object (Chair) in VR w/ HTC Vive

How to Track a Physical Object (Chair) in VR w/ HTC Vive Thursday Feb 9, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) We’ll go over how to export a 3D model from Maya and have it track to a physical object in VR....
How To Create a HTC Vive/Oculus Rift App

How To Create a HTC Vive/Oculus Rift App

How to Create a HTC Vive/ Oculus Rift App Thursday Feb 2, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Join us for a quick jumpstart to creating VR apps in Unity for beginners. We’ll import a student made 3D environment into Unity and add basic VR interaction...
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Screening

Who Framed Roger Rabbit Screening

Who Framed Roger Rabbit Screening Thurs. Jan 26 at 8pm in the URBN239 Screening Room. Who Framed Roger Rabbit  directed by Robert Zemeckis, still stands today as one of the most innovative and creative movies ever made. Founded on hilarious cartoon antics and a bold...
VR Demo: SUPERHOT

VR Demo: SUPERHOT

Vr Demo: SUPERHOT Thursday Jan 19, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) SUPERHOT is the FPS in which time moves only when you move – think Matrix style bullet dodging. Come try it and feel like an action hero We’ll also be demoing Mike...
VR Club: First Winter Term Meeting

VR Club: First Winter Term Meeting

VR Club: First Winter Term Meeting Thursday Jan 12, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Welcome back! Join us for our first winter term meeting. We’ll be discussing opportunities to get involved with the club and also play with Oculus’ fantastic...
Winter Showcase Discussion

Winter Showcase Discussion

Winter Showcase Discussion Thursday Dec 08, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Come by to try the VIve and meet with groups who are working on VR projects. We will be discussing the upcoming Winter...
Senior Project Playtest: Shadow Circuit

Senior Project Playtest: Shadow Circuit

Try & Critique – Hololens/Vive Thursday Dec 01, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) Senior Project team Shadow Circuit will be showcasing an early build of their HTC Vive game. Come check it out and let them know what you think. See you...
360° Studio Camera Rig

360° Studio Camera Rig

For over a decade, Drexel’s Digital Media Department has been involved in the study, development and teaching of immersive media technologies, such as fulldome, CAVE projection and today’s latest virtual reality, augmented reality systems. With the recent...
360°… Now in Stereo

360°… Now in Stereo

The iZugar lenses are working very well and we’ve moved forward with expanding to 8 Black Magic Studio 4k cameras to move into stereo shooting. So far so good. The initial test rig is setup in a typical star/spoke pattern. The first test shoot is just a quick...
Books for Animation& Visual Effects Students

Books for Animation& Visual Effects Students

Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for the animation & visual effects student in your life, or simply need a way to unplug and get away from in front of an LCD screen, books are a great solution. The books listed here are fantastic resources for...
Alumni Work on Disney’s Moana

Alumni Work on Disney’s Moana

Disney Animation Studio’s 2016 feature film Moana features the work of Drexel Alumn: Justin Dobies (2008) — Lighting Artist Joyce Le Tong (2010) — Visual Effects Artist...
Storyboarding for VR

Storyboarding for VR

Storyboarding for VR Thursday Nov 17, 9 pm URBN Center – Room 246 (MoCap Lab) This week we will be discussing storyboarding for VR and AR apps. We will also try out the new Google Earth VR App on the...