School of Film, Media & Theatre and CMII Teach Actors Motion Capture Performance Skills
Published October 22, 2018 in Georgia State News Hub
At the inaugural Motion Capture Performance Workshop, participants gained the invaluable knowledge and cutting-edge acting skills necessary to perform...
Georgia State Hosts Varsity Esports Teams At PantherLAN Tournament
Published October 8, 2018 in Georgia State News Hub
Georgia State University’s varsity esports team will host and compete against multiple college and university teams during the PantherLAN Esports Tournament, with live, in-arena finals on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Georgia State Sports Arena, 125 Decatur St., S.E., in Atlanta.
Brennen Dicker Hired As Executive Director Of Georgia State's CMII
Published June 4, 2018 in Georgia State News Hub
Brennen Dicker, a film and video professional with 20 years of experience, has been named executive director of Georgia State University’s Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII).
Georgia State University Names Inaugural Varsity Esports Team Rosters
Published January 30, 2018 in Georgia State News Hub
Georgia State University has named the rosters of its inaugural varsity esports teams, part of the expanding field of competitive gaming at the collegiate level.
Georgia State's Creative Media Industries Institute Officially Opens
Published October 23, 2017 in Georgia State News Hub
ATLANTA—Georgia State University opened the Creative Media Industries Institute on Thursday, Oct. 19, unveiling an ultramodern facility dedicated to digital media, film and other innovative programs.
Dr. Gordon Vernick Discusses the Importance of Training Jazz Entrepreneurs in Downbeat Magazine
Published October 9, 2017 in Georgia State News Hub
ATLANTA-In the November issue of Downbeat magazine, School of Music faculty member Dr. Gordon Vernick (Professor of Music and Coordinator of Jazz Studies) discusses jazz entrepreneurship in the monthly “Jazz on Campus” column. The article also factors in the interdisciplinary role of technology and the new Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII).
Georgia State University Introduces eSports Programs For Fall Semester
Published August 16, 2017 in Georgia State News Hub
ATLANTA–Georgia State has introduced programs for students interested in eSports, organized multiplayer video game competitions that are often broadcast, and which have spurred the development of collegiate teams at institutions across the United States.
Eye of the Sharknado
Published August 3, 2017 in Georgia State News Hub
They are the television movies that’ll never win an Emmy, but we watch voraciously anyway. Those made-for-cable B-movies viewed for pure camp, humor and entertainment. Perhaps the most over-the-top of these is the “Sharknado” series, which has gained a cult following for its outrageous storyline about waterspouts that lift blood-thirsty sharks out of the ocean and drop them over Los Angeles.