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Person confirmed with COVID-19 was at DePaul-used facility Cinespace

Person confirmed with COVID-19 was at DePaul-used facility Cinespace

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

DePaul is suspending its students' involvement with Cinespace Chicago Film Studios after someone working on the premises tested positive for COVID-19.  Officials announced on Monday that a production member for the FOX show “NeXt” that films at one of Cinespace’s sets, tested positive for the...

CDM and the Music Box celebrate Golden Age Horror

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

“I don’t think you can hype this movie up enough,” said DePaul directing, theory and cinema production professor Andrew Stasiulis as he kicked off a post-screening discussion of the classic monster movie “The Invisible Man” with his students and few other patrons in the Music Box Lounge. Mich...

Women in film production at DePaul doubles

Despite an overall enrollment decline, the number of CDM students has surged in recent years.
(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018

In 2017, Film and Television was the most popular major for new DePaul freshmen, and 53 percent of the university’s total enrollment was female. Women accounted for about 28 percent of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s new freshmen and transfers. Chicago has long been a hub for film an...

DePaul has high hopes for new media space

The recording studios in the John T. Richardson Library are a part of the University's renovation efforts.  (Rachel Fernandez | The DePaulia)

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018

When Janice Scurio graduated from DePaul 10 years ago, the third and fourth floors of the John T. Richardson Library looked exactly as they do now.  When she came back 18 months ago as the Information Technology Librarian, the university had begun a renovation project and already completed the first flo...

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

Alireza Khatami accepts his Orizzonti award at Venice Film Festival in September.  
(Photo courtesy of Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

Matt Koske

October 16, 2017

In the Computing and Digital Media program, students and professors seek creative ways to make a name for themselves. There’s no one correct way to break into the industry, but simply producing content sure helps that process. Read More »...

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

Screenwriting professor Matt Quinn talks with DePaul alum Tom Dean. 
(Shelby Wheeler/The DePaulia)

Shelby Wheeler

October 2, 2017

On Saturday, DePaul’s screenwriting students and other CDM majors came out to attend the Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference held in DePaul’s Loop campus. Read More »...

DePaul game design programs rank near top

The CDM building (pictured above) houses DePaul’s undergrad and graduate game design programs. Both were ranked in Princeton Review’s Top 25 game design programs in their respective categories. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

Jessica Villagomez

April 5, 2015

DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) was recently ranked in the Princeton Review’s top 25 for its Computer Game Development program. Read More »...

DePaul’s School of Design created within CDM

In this file photo, game design students work in a CDM lab. The university is moving forward with plans to create a new School of Design in the College of Computing and Digital Media. (Photo courtesy of DePaul University)

Brenden Moore

January 11, 2015

Design majors and professors alike will have a new home in the future, as the university approved the creation of a new School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media. Read More »...

Game development crash course events Decon and GameJam come to DePaul CDM

Students socialize and look for teams for the game jam. (John Scovic / The DePaulia)

John Scovic

October 22, 2014

DePaul’s Computing and Digital Media was host to not one, but two exciting gaming events for DePaul students this past weekend. Formerly two separate events, this year’s event weekend contained a series featuring industry speakers, known as DeCon, and a crash course in team-based game developmen...

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