At the intersection of interactive storytelling and innovation is FilmGate Interactive Media Festival, the first conference of its kind in the U.S. to focus solely on interactive media and immersive content.
Taylor Gandolfi graduated from the University of Miami in 2016 with a Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media and an impressive portfolio. As part of the program’s capstone project, Gandolfi built her own robotic hand.
After graduating from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design in 2014, Gandolfi decided that University of Miami School of Communication was the right fit for her.
The Interactive Canes Team, composed of students from the Interactive Media M.F.A. program at the University of Miami School of Communication, won first place in the AeroTech-Concursive Sea Level Rise Challenge.
Unsavory, the mobile game developed by NERDLab at the University of Miami’s School of Communication in collaboration with Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United, won a gold honor in the Games for Good category at the 2015 International Serious Play Awards competition.
The competition recognizes outstanding examples of titles that deliver a high quality of engagement and learning opportunities for students, employees, or other education or training situations.
Almost 90 percent of restaurant workers in the United States do not have access to paid sick days.
Unsavory, a new mobile game available for iOS and Android devices, lets players take the role of these workers preparing food to see if they can survive a month on the job while sick.