Category: Multimedia

LUNAFEST looks to support women film directors of Michiana

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer @brendan_preface It’s not exactly breaking news that the film industry isn’t the most welcoming place for women.  With the #MeToo movement finally starting to slow down, roughly a year and a half after its start in October 2017, people are beginning to wonder what’s next in the fight for equality

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BFA Exhibition features daring pieces

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Web Editor/Staff Writer The BFA students, along with the Integrated New Media students, showcased their best work and senior pieces at the BFA Exhibition on Thursday, March 28. Faculty, family, friends and community supporters were in attendance as the seniors explained their inspiration behind their work. The 11 artists also spoke on

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Workers’ rights major theme at GDC 2019

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer @brendan_preface One of the more interesting developments to come out of Game Developers Conference 2019  (GDC) was a March 19 panel on the state of worker’s cooperatives and unionization in the games industry. The games industry, as a whole, is particularly notorious for having rather lax views on the state

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Performing Media Festival brings art and technology together

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer Art, music and technology combine together to create a technicolor wonderland for the Performing Media Festival. The Performing Media Festival kicked off in the campus Art Gallery this past Thursday night. The weekend-long festival celebrated New Media artists from around the world and within the community and showcased Integrated New

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Two Raclin School of the Arts students featured on Grammy winning album

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief EditorPreface@gmail.com According to a press release from IU South Bend, Juan-Carlos Alarcon and Salvador Perez Lopez “contributed spoken word pieces and played instruments on the studio album ‘American Dreamers: Voices of Hope Music of Freedom,’ by the John Daversa Big Band.” The album was nominated for three categories at the Grammy

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If “Monster Hunter” is bad, I will eat this article in sadness

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Fun fact about me: I love video games. I’ve been playing games for as long as I can remember, and the medium has always been a vital part of my life. So naturally when I heard on Friday that my favorite series “Monster Hunter” was receiving a film adaptation set

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Review: “The Quiet Man” promises a bang, gives a dull echo

By: JOHN LARSON larsonjd@iu.edu Most large video game publishers do their best to stick to titles with a lot of public visibility or from famous development studios. When Square-Enix, publishers of series like “Final Fantasy” and “Dragon’s Quest,” announced earlier this year that they would be publishing a brand-new IP, from a small studio promising

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“Screaming Queens” documentary

By: BRENDAN MCDANIAL On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Civil Rights Heritage Center at IU South Bend had a showing of the film “Screaming Queens” to celebrate 2018 Transgender Awareness Month. It had been part of an ongoing series at the Center, in which films relating to current hot-button civil rights issues were shown, followed by

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