New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) McGhee Division’s Digital Communications + Media (DCoM) presents CrossRoads: “GAMES + ANIMATION,” Monday, September 25, 2006, from 6-8pm., NYU Kimmel Center for Student Life, room 905, 60 Washington Square South. CrossRoads, a panel series, examines topics in digital arts, ndustry, and theory.

In “GAMES + ANNIMATION,” two panelists from a high-end commercial and broadcast animation house and the largest New York City game studio will present one of their projects in a step-by-step walk-through to compare concept development and production workflow. This is an excellent opportunity to understand large-scale media productions and to get an inside view of two NYC studios. An open Q&A will follow the panel; refreshments will be served.

The event is free & open to the public. Picture ID is required. For reservations the public may call 212.992.7277.

WHAT: “GAMES + ANNIMATION:” - Behind the Scenes of Non-linear + Broadcast Production WHEN: Monday, September 25, 6-8pm WHERE: NYU Kimmel Center, room 905, 60 Washington Square South, NYC [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)] WHO: Scott Sindorf, Principal Co-Founder, UVPHACTORY, NYC; Catherine Herdlick, Director of Game Production, Gamelab; NYC Moderator: Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher, DCoM, NYU

Produced by Mechthild Schmidt for DCoM. DCoM is a Bachelor of Science degree offered at the McGhee Division of SCPS at NYU. Degree information can be obtained by visiting or calling 212.998.7200 for more information.

Co-sponsored by Center for Advanced Digital Applications (CADA) at NYU and NYC ACM SIGGRAPH. This series is made possible through the support of NYU/SCPS and Dr. William Coury, Acting Associate Dean, McGhee and Director of SCPS, McGhee Division.

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