April 22, 2015

The 2015 Character Animation Premiere and Digital Media Showcase will invade the Soundstage at the UCF Center for Emerging Media in downtown Orlando on Monday, April 27 starting at 5:30 p.m.

Two short animated films will be shown, both under the direction of UCF Professor JoAnne Adams. Screenings are at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Enchanted Ink is the story of May, a young Persian girl learning the magic of writing for the first time. Along the way she discovers that a simple mistake can make the magic go awry.

Snacktime is an adventurous comedy about a mischievous spirit’s hunger for gold, a pompous conquistador who has come to steal it, and an angry guardian determined to protect her treasure.

Celebrate creativity as you experience work produced this semester by Digital Media students studying Game Design, Web Design, Emerging Media Management, see how the process of designing and producing games and interactive simulations unfolds, and meet dynamic creative young professionals. Discuss emerging media with interns working in dynamic simulation research labs using digital media tools.

The UCF Center for Emerging Media is located at 500 West Livingston Street in down town Orlando. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.