South Florida Science Center debuts DW's "Exploring Ancient Egypt"
The Digital Worlds Institute faculty collaborated on the creation of a new interactive experience for young museum visitors entitled "Exploring Ancient Egypt." Working across disciplines, including computer programming, 2D and 3D art and animation, music and sound design and interactive narrative, the DW faculty team created the original interactive experience to allow up to four simultaneous players to explore various scenarios based on themes inspired by ancient Egypt. It recently debuted at the South Florida Science Center in West Palm Beach.[read more]
LiveVibe TV Season 4 Premiere
Alex Avelino hosted the Season 4 premiere of LiveVibe TV, “Opening Minds: People Who Make Video Games,” on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. EST at the UF Digital Worlds Institute’s REVE in historic Norman Gym. Viewers worldwide could tune in live via the Internet at www.LiveVibeTV.com.[read more]
DW Presents at Annual TEA SATE Conference
Digital Worlds Director James Oliverio, faculty Diana Reichenbach and student Alex Pinchin attended the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience (SATE) conference in Sarasota, FL, on October 3, 2014. The SATE conference featured various keynote speakers who shared their knowledge on these four different aspects of themed entertainment. The Themed Entertainment Association hosts the annual SATE conference to celebrate creativity and further knowledge in the industry. Digital Worlds was invited to speak about its programs and the growing importance of digital media in education.[read more]