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Speed Schwartz earns first-place award for experimental film Fri, May 26th, 2017

Jeremy Speed Schwartz, right, receives his award for first place from Animator Robert LyonsSpeed Schwartz’s winning film, “Iterations,” is described as an “abstract iterative loop with changing timeframes,” in which shapes and lines overlap and affect each other across three different loops.


Alfred State professor, students showcase project at Sundance Film Festival Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

Alfred State professor and students at the Sundance Film FestivalThree Alfred State students were cast in a big supporting role recently when they assisted their professor and his art collective on a project for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.


Digital Media and Animation students study abroad in Tokyo Wed, Feb 24th, 2016

students pictured by the Gundam Statue in Odaiba, JapanIn Studio Tokyo, which ran from Jan. 9-24, the students were able to explore Japanese art, cinema, animation, and digital animation.


New four-year graphic and media design program available Wed, Nov 4th, 2015

This program will focus on developing the contemporary problem-solving and design skills needed to enter the workforce and to apply the elements and principles of design, drawing, and visual communication. An awareness of design history is combined with the latest topics in graphic and media design to provide an informed student aimed at innovation in the field.


Digital Media and Animation Showcase slated for May 9 Thu, Apr 30th, 2015

Come take a journey through the world of imagination and witness some amazing student projects Saturday, May 9, when Alfred State hosts the free Digital Media and Animation Showcase.


Student-crafted marionettes on display, up for auction Fri, Apr 10th, 2015

Nicole Barber, a digital media and animation major from Rochester, dances with one of the marionettesA silent auction of all the marionettes is held daily in the gallery from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Proceeds from the auction will go toward purchasing equipment for digital media and animation students.


Students construct, paint giant Santa Claus decoration for Wellsville community Wed, Dec 10th, 2014

The decoration, made of exterior plywood, is currently in front of the Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce building, 114 N. Main St. in Wellsville. Students in the college’s building construction program built the Santa Claus and students in the digital media and animation program painted it.


Professor Schwartz to Give TEDx Talk in Buffalo Today Tue, Oct 15th, 2013

Jeremy Speed Schwartz, assistant professor of Digital Media & Animation, will be delivering a talk as part of TEDxBuffalo, an independently organized TED event, on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 11:24 a.m. at Canisius College’s Montante Cultural Center. Professor Speed Schwartz will be discussing experiments and collaborations in science and art. Alfred State will also be broadcasting the event live on its own campus in the Student Leadership Center’s small event space.