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New MAC Department Video!

Hello everyone! We have some exciting new to share! We've launched our new video about the Media Arts & Culture program! Check it out on our homepage: http://oxy.edu/media-arts-culture. Huge thanks to Ryan Rambach, Cullen Parr, and Evan Salce (all from class of 2014) for putting it together, and to all the alumni who participated!

Greetings Occidental Media Arts & Culture Alumni!

My name is Amanda Devine and I am currently a senior and this year's Student Production Coordinator for the MAC Department. As I write this I'm sitting in the under-appreciated equipment cage. Without a doubt, the cage remains one of the coolest yet least well known parts of Oxy, in my opinion. (more…)

ArtM260 Exploring Virtual Reality event Thursday, Nov. 20

  Professor de Fren's class used projection mapping software to transform the AGC Patio and Gilman fountain. Projection mapping, sometimes called spatial augmented reality, is a technique that turns objects and buildings into display surfaces for video projection.

Catching the Waves: A Look at Bridging the 19th Century Salon with 21st Century Media By Spring 2012

On the night Occidental college celebrated its 125th birthday, a group of eight students, coming from a diverse set of majors and background, exhibited a series of student-produced documentaries that raised questions and started conversations about the cultivation of community in greater Los Angeles. (more…)

Media Arts & Culture Seniors Present Their Comprehensive Projects

During the week of April 8-12, Occidental College’s program of Media Arts and Culture celebrated the hard work of the seniors from the class of 2013. Senior Media Arts and Culture majors had the opportunity to complete a senior comprehensive project in one of the following four areas: production, critical studies, screenwriting, and installation. Keep reading to learn more about the events from Comps Week. (more…)

Alumni Notes

  • Alexander Candia ’04 Alexander Candia

    Since February 2012, I’ve graduated from USC’s Marshall School of Business with an MBA and moved away from Advertising and […]

  • Erik Fast ’07 Erik Fast

    I am the multimedia producer for the number one poker magazine in the world, CardPlayer. I produce, shoot and edit […]

  • Cara Pardo ’11 Pardo_Cara

    In 2014 Cara was hired on to the publicity team at Lucasfilm ltd., where she directly assists the Vice President […]

  • Jason Preston ’07 jason

    Jason Preston is the co-founder of Dent, an annual retreat in Sun Valley, ID that explores the magic and science […]

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