MAGD EXPO 2023
May 3, 4-8 PM
The Expo is an annual juried event, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater’s Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) program, which features interactive entertainment, 3D, 2D, aural, virtual, and animated creative work.
Our annual event is being held in the Hamilton Rom at the University Center. Projects will also be hosted online after the event, starting May 15.
We hope you’ll spend some time experiencing, playing, and viewing our students’ projects from this year and also participate in choosing our people’s choice award.
In-person Expo in The Hamilton Room of the University Center, at UW-Whitewater.
4-7 PM Expo
7 PM Keynote with John R. Simon, Jr, visual media artist
MAY 15 – JUNE 15
Online expo continues, showing projects from the Expo and additional livestream events.
BECOME A SPONSOR FOR 2023
Our event helps students gain experience by sharing their work with the public in a professional setting and receiving feedback from industry experts.
Sponsorship money goes directly to student awards.
We hold multiple game jams a year where students across the program collaborate in 48 hour sessions to complete mini projects.
Students earn credit with our Game Jams course held multiple times a semester.
Students design their own senior projects. Kalei shows her UI/UX design to Dean Hayes.
Our students can gain experience making games in virtual reality.
Our students also gain experience creating games for alternative controls. Luke and Nicole are showing off their mid-air haptic feedback rhythm game.
Motion capture can bring your VR, AR, Motion Graphic to life. We have a new suit- and marker-based system.
Our annual summer camp brings in future students from 8th grade to seniors in high school to campus for a week of game development.
Nathan creates sound and audio for games. Courses in electronic music help make that happen.
Students can bring their own drawing tablets or check out equipment for their use.