Cogswell College Department Director for Digital Art and Animation Monica Cappiello, will be the SIGGRAPH 2020 VR Theater Director in Washington DC July 19-23, 2020.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 — (PRNewswire) —
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cogswell College Department Director for Digital Art and Animation Monica Cappiello, will be the SIGGRAPH 2020 VR Theater Director in Washington DC July 19-23, 2020.
Monica Cappiello is not only the Department Director for Digital Art and Animation, but she is also an Associate Professor. Monica has taught classes in modeling, texturing, lighting and other courses at Cogswell Polytechnical College. Monica brings over 8 years of experience to the table, having worked in multiple studios such as Red Giant, Mendez Foundation, Pixellex Studios, and PBS. Several works have been awarded at film festivals and she continues to create and release new projects every year right alongside students. These projects are created through the Cogswell College Real World Project Studios. You can some of the past projects here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9DCF83E90D3F20A7
This summer, SIGGRAPH 2020 will be taking place in Washington D.C., where Monica will be directing The VR Theater. The VR Theater is a sought-after showcase featuring innovative and inspiring virtual reality stories within a state-of-the-art theater environment. The experience is a one-hour compilation of the best of the best in short-form immersive narratives. The theater is a luxurious, state-of-the-art environment in a high-end, seated, panoramic, multi-viewer immersive space shown in single viewer kiosks. The kiosks provide flexibility in the type of hardware and content that the VR Theater can accept. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zG-FGsc4at0
About Cogswell Polytechnical College
Founded in 1887, Cogswell Polytechnical College (Cogswell) has taken a hands-on, interdisciplinary approach that has been producing industrial-strength results for over 130 years. Cogswell prepares students for success in the creative-technology industries by providing an extraordinary, real-world education inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of our Silicon Valley location. Cogswell's project-based programs are designed to engage the students' imagination and develop their skills in real-world settings alongside industry professionals. Cogswell is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and has an average 79% first-year retention rate. Visit http://www.cogswell.edu, Cogswell's Instagram, or call 1-855-COGSWELL to learn more about our award-winning programs. For important regulatory information, please see visit our website at http://www.cogswell.edu/disclosures.
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