Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
14 Mar 2023
Emerging Media Arts senior earns Maxis Studios internship
Lincoln, Neb.--Alijah Mallula, a senior emerging media arts and English major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has earned a three-month internship from Maxis Studios, in Redwood City, California.
There were 619 applicants for the internship, and Mallula was the single candidate offered the internship. She will start May 22 and continue for 12 weeks.
05 Dec 2022
Carson Open Studios event is Dec. 9
Lincoln, Neb.—Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will host an Open Studios event on Friday, Dec. 9. All of the events listed are free and open to the public.
The schedule includes:
• 5-7 p.m. Emerging Media Arts Open Studios at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, 13th and Q sts. The event showcases work in progress by Bachelor of Fine Arts in emerging media arts students.
18 Nov 2022
Carson Center students network in Los Angeles
Lincoln, Neb.--Twenty-one students and three faculty and staff in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, along with Johnny Carson Endowed Director in Emerging Media Arts Megan Elliott, and Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Dean Andy Belser, attended the Infinity Festival-Hollywood Nov. 2-5.
27 Oct 2022
Johnny Carson Foundation gives $2.5M to create endowed directorship for Carson CenterThe University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced a $2.5 million gift from the Johnny Carson Foundation to create an endowed directorship for the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.
14 Oct 2022 By Kathe C. Andersen
Hazell, Ganzel return for Carson Lecture Series program Oct. 30
Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s Carson Lecture Series returns Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3:30 p.m. in the Swanson Auditorium of the Nebraska Union at 14th and R sts. on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.
12 Oct 2022
2 faculty from UNL are fellows at MIT Worlding incubator
Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Ash Eliza Smith and Associate Professor of English Kwakiutl Dreher were fellows at the inaugural WORLDLING, a first-of-its kind research and development initiative that explores climate futures at the intersection of documentary, land-use planning, speculative modeling and game-engine technologies.
It is a partnership between Unity Software/the Unity Charitable Fund and the Co-Creation Studio at MIT Open Documentary Lab.
10 Oct 2022
Interdisciplinary artist Vanouse in residence in the Carson Center
Lincoln, Neb.--Interdisciplinary artist Paul Vanouse will be in residence in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and will present at IGNITE on Friday, Oct. 21 at 12:30 p.m.
The IGNITE colloquium involves guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. IGNITE is free and open to the public.
07 Oct 2022
Endacott screenplay earns film festival honors
Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Film Richard Endacott has earned film festival success for his screenplay “Turn Over.”
The script has won Best Dramatic Short Script at the Cowpokes International Film Festival in Harrah, Oklahoma; Writer’s Block Award (Best Short Script) at the Snake Alley Festival of Film in Burlington, Iowa; and Best Short Script in the Copa Shorts Film Festival in Maricopa, Arizona.
28 Sep 2022 By Kathe C. Andersen
EMA students work at VR experience at Tribeca Film Festival
Lincoln, Neb.--Eight emerging media arts students traveled to New York City to work at the premiere of Marshmallow Laser Feast’s “Evolver” at the Tribeca Film Festival’s immersive festival in June.
“Evolver” is a collective virtual reality experience that drops audiences deep inside the landscape of a body, following the flow of oxygen through our branching ecosystem, to a single “breathing” cell. It becomes clear that breath not only sparks life, but also connects us to the natural world through the cycle of respiration.
28 Sep 2022 By Kathe C. Andersen
Twomey presents Three Stage Drawing Transfer research at SIGGRAPH
Lincoln, Neb.--Robert Twomey, assistant professor of emerging media arts in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, presented his research project, “Three Stage Drawing Transfer” at SIGGRAPH in August.
SIGGRAPH is the premier conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques worldwide. The conference showcases new technologies and applications.
In addition to presenting and publishing his research, Twomey also showed Three Stage Drawing Transfer in the art gallery program at the conference.