Category Archives: EMC Studio

Julia Swift

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 This Summer, Julia Swift joined the Emergent Media Center (EMC) as a faculty consultant to work with a team of students on a brand new 360 degree VR film experience. She created a prototype with the student staff that was debuted on the first night of the South End Art Hop.  […]

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Art Hop 2018

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Silent Connections is a 360 video experience using virtual reality technology (VR) to allow the user to see what it’s like to live life in someone else’s shoes. The user takes on the role of Alex, a student, friend, child, nature enthusiast, and a deaf person. The experience was created by […]

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What’s New at the EMC?

By: Alexis Dunn ’19   Summer at the Emergent Media Center is an expansive and exciting time. New projects are created, old ones are finished up, and sometimes existing programs are reimagined and reworked to make something new. Flight, is a full body, interactive flying experience created by the sandbox team around two years ago. […]

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‘Eden’ – An Olfactory Virtual Reality Experience Coming to South End Art Hop

(Above) The EMC Eden development team: Students (L>R) Duncan Carroll, Yvonne Lee, Dana Steinhoff, Sean Kennedy, Tyler Bolster, and Steven Margolin (front). Far right, Faculty Advisor Terry Sehr. Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center (EMC) will showcase the combination of virtual reality (VR)  that blends what you are seeing with environmental smells at the 25th Annual South End Art Hop on […]

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Best Way to Learn

By Kes Speelman   As the last post mentioned, there are three big concepts that the new students believe the EMC encompasses: collaboration, openness and experiential learning. The EMC hires students to explore new technologies and work on real life projects. Especially when it comes to trying to promote social change. One of our latest […]

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Spacebox’s Debut at Game Developers Conference 2017

SpaceBox was designed and constructed by an Emergent Media Center (EMC) team of Champlain students mentored by Professor Ken Howell and Terry Sehr, MFA alumni and Faculty Advisor. SpaceBox is meant to bring childhood wonder to life, a magical time when we make believe, taking ourselves on any adventure we imagine. Using an ordinary cardboard […]

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