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Pratt Institute's extensive slate of SIGGRAPH 99 participation

Key members of Pratt Institute's Department of Computer Graphics & Interactive Media (CGIM) faculty and student body will be participating at SIGGRAPH 99 as follows:

Prof. Michael O'Rourke has been invited to conduct a full-day 3d computer animation workshop at SIGGRAPH 99.

Two of Prof. Don Ritter's interactive installations have been accepted into the Millennium Motel program at SIGGRAPH 99. The installations are "Intersection" and "TV Guides," described at:

www.users.interport.net/~ritter/intersection.html

www.users.interport.net/~ritter/tvguides.html

CGIM MFA candidate, Stephen Gressak's animation, "4" has been selected to screen at Conduit.3 Digital Film Festival, the 1999 New York Animation Festival and the SIGGRAPH 99 Electronic Screening Room.

CGIM MFA candidate, Claudia Chow's piece, "Minotaur: a Tactile Archaeology Game for Kids," has been accepted as a Playground exhibit for SIGGRAPH 99.

Other recent awards, selections and screenings for CGIM students and alumni include:

CGIM MFA candidate, Robert Slawinski's thesis animation, "The Last Cigarette," has been selected to screen at the 1999 New York Animation Festival.

CGIM MFA 98 Alumnus Miran Shim has been awarded First Place in the College Television Awards (aka The Student Emmys) for her thesis project "The Cut Above."

CGIM MFA 98 Alumnus Miran Shim's thesis project "The Cut Above has also been been been selected to screen at the 1999 New York Animation Festival.

CGIM BFA 98 Alumnus, Yelena Ilkanye's work, "Composition 8" has been selected for exhibition in Long Beach Arts' "DIGITAL ART in a TRADITIONAL WORLD."

CGIM MFA 97 Alumnus, Steve Moros' work, "A Hunger Artist" has been selected for inclusion in the 1999 New York Animation Festival.

CGIM Students Stephen Gressak, Laura Barbera, Robert Slawinski, Mark Hatlan, Matt Reslier and Ron Fatato were all honored to have their work selectd for screening in the 2nd Annual New York Regional Student Showase for 3d Animation.

Complete contact information for Pratt Institute can be found in AWN's Animation School Database.

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