The Academy for Digital Entertainment proudly presents the NHTV Short Film Festival 2016 on 24 June. Join this open event and end the year with a bang. Watch inspring short films, meet the new generation of film making and network with directors, writers & actors.
Last weekend the Academy for Digital Entertainment organised a Virtual Reality (VR) jam. They did this in collaboration with Samsung Nederland. More than 100 students participated.
From 24 to 26 May 2016, Robbie Grigg from the Academy for Digital Entertainment and Rik Beyen, Master in Game Technology alumnus, visited the Smart Lighting Conference 2016 in Milan, Italy. Rik Beyen presented his first publication at the conference. He wrote a report about their adventures.
On 3 June 2016, a new group of students of the Executive Master in Media Innovation graduated in Hilversum. During the ceremony they received their degree certificates, and are now to be called ‘Masters of Arts’. The course started in March 2015 with 26 professionals, of which 13 succeeded in graduating within one year.
Four International Media and Entertainment Management student teams took part in the Ad Venture competition as part of Production House marketing year 2. The students were asked to create a campaign to raise awareness of the consequences of the use of ad blocking technology.
International game website ‘Unreal Engine’ generated a lot of media buzz for NHTV after writing an impressive article about the International Game Architecture and Design programme.
On 7 July, from 13:00 to17:00 hrs, the IGAD showcase day will take place at the N-building. This is an annual event where the International Game Architecture and Design programme shows off its best work.
Researchers from the Academy for Urban Development, Logistics and Mobility, in cooperation with Atlantis Games B.V., have extended the prototype of the virtual reality bike simulator with a control function. This feature allows the researchers to pave the way for practical problems and applications, such as virtual reality cycle exams.
Professor Mata Haggis has been collaborating with local alumni company ‘Sassybot’ to create the video game ‘Fragments of Him’. It was released on PC via Steam on 3 May 2016, and is due for release soon on Xbox One and on PlayStation 4 later in the year.
Seven third-year IMEM students pitched their digital concept called Nibbles to the professional SpinAwards’ jury. Nibbles is designed to beneficially influence the eating and exercising habits of elementary school children through positive stimulation and gamification.