October 22, 2017

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Summer of Cyber Security Events

Cyber Security Degree at UAT

It’s summer at UAT and not only do we keep campus cool with fun club events and activities at the UAT Founder’s Hall dorms, students enrolled in various Network Security and Cyber Security majors have hot some opportunities to shine. Black Hat Briefings The Black Hat Briefings is a security conference giving corporate businesses, government agencies, military, the private sector and independent security experts access to panels, industry experts, companies and technology in the security world. This year, Black Hat will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, from July 22- 27. UAT Network Security students and…

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New DV Work: Moving Day – short comedy film

Short comedy film created by students Jorge Varela and Gabe Vigil for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Link to this post!Related PostsUAT Robotics Demos at CactusCon UAT Students Form Teams for Extra Life Game Day Fundraiser Professor Hue Henry Guest Lecturing on Game Programming at West-MEC “Dog Robot” Pays a Visit to STEAM Night at Power Ranch Elementary Founder’s Game Jam

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New DV Work: Jake Turocy: Photography – short documentary film

A short documentary about student Jake Turocy and his passion for photography. Created by students James Carrillo and Carlie Kratz for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Link to this post!Related PostsGame Studies Team Provides VR Support for USA TODAY’s Project “The Wall” Cactus Con 2017 Summer Internship at iD Tech Camps Programming Jam at UAT Chief Science Officer Institute Returns to UAT

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New DV Work: The Inbetweeners – Title Sequence Recreation

A recreation of the title sequence to the UK TV series The Inbetweeners, created by student Emma Welch-Murphy for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related PostsUAT Business Technology Professor Offers Lean Startup Advice Phone Charging Hack for Emergencies Principles for Research AntiMatter Security Talk: Black Hat New DV Work: Loyalty Lies with the Dead – Walking Dead Fan Film

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Game Design Student Ranked Top 8 in VR Tournament – Finals This Weekend!

The Unspoken VR

Game Programming student and avid gamer Jesse Rogers put his skills to the test in The Unspoken VR game tournament against other local gamers taking first in the local and regional competitions. These consecutive wins secured Jesse a spot in the Top 8 to complete in the Finals this weekend in New York City. The Unspoken VR, played on Oculus Rift, is holding a nationwide tournament hosted by Insomniac games, Microsoft and Oculus. The game is a 1v1 magic throwing player vs player game and the winner takes the best of three rounds. Jesse had never played this game before, but…

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Southwest Video Game Showcase Winners

Southwest Video Game Showcase at Phoenix Comicon

UAT Game studios students and alumni featured indie games for four days at Phoenix Comicon at the 4th annual Southwest Video Games Showcase (SWVGS), presented by Game CoLab. “Game CoLab proudly presented its 4th annual video games showcase, highlighting awesome games from Arizona and beyond.” -UAT Professor Ben Reichert The Southwest Video Games Showcase was an opportunity for the public to meet the game developers, play their games, and sit in on industry panels, vote on awards and more. SWVGS was held May 25-28, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center during Phoenix Comicon in the Hall of Heroes, among celebrities and other…

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New DV Work: Happy Hands – short drama film (NSFW)

Short dramatic film about the consequences of a desperate young man’s decisions. Created by students Emma Welch-Murphy, Carlie Kratz, and Madison LaCross for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. NSFW: Contains strong language. Link to this post!Related PostsUAT Partners with East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) To Offer 2-Year Cyber Security Program Professor DeNigris produces VFX tutorials Computer Science Student Ups His Personal Security With YubiKey KalqueLord, Created in UAT Game Studios DV students hit El Rey Network with “Up Route”

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New DV Work: Gold Prospecting in Arizona – short documentary film

A short documentary about amateur gold prospectors in Arizona, produced by students Charlotte Foley and Harmony Summer Jones for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Link to this post!Related PostsUAT to Host College Prep “G33K” Summer Camp for Young Adults with Autism UPDATE: UAT Student Competed in Unspoken VR Game Tournament Cyber Security Alumni to Hold 2-Day Training at Black Hat Under New Startup Antimatter Security, LLC Cyberpunk Casanova New DV Work: The Man With the Golden Arm – Title Sequence Re-Creation

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New DV Work: Typography – Gilmore Girls

Typographic animation of a scene from the TV series Gilmore Girls, created by student Carlie Kratz for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related PostsNew DV Work: STRANGER THINGS – Title Sequence Re-Creation UAT Game Studios Host Summer Greenlight Celebration Summer Game Jam at UAT UAT Seniors Present Their Student Innovation Projects at the SIP Fair See UAT’s Booth at DEF CON 25

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Custom Whiskered Away Xbox Controllers Made By Local Startup

Whiskered-Away indie game

The Phoenix Global Game Jam returned to UAT for the second consecutive year in January, bringing game developers from all over the Valley to our campus. UAT Game Studios students came out in full force forming small teams and collaborating their skills to make a playable game in just 48 hours. The result was over 20 completed indie games revolving around the theme of waves, which gave team “Whiskered Away” a fun idea for a 2D party game. See the most recent trailer here. Picture a beach with cute, colorful cats collecting shiny coins, but this treasure belongs to Poseidon….

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