Dan Greenfield working in Unreal Engine

Be a Student for Life with Unreal

One of the most exciting aspects of being a creative in the video game industry is all the wonderful toys. By toys, I actually mean cutting-edge software. State-of-the-art software often makes our jobs far more productive and allows us to break boundaries that we may not have been able to use software from years past.

Wonder Woman: MPC’s Visual Effects

Wonder what VFX made the comic book superhero Wonder Woman film so wonderful? Let us at the DAVE School count the $103,000,000 ways. That was the weekend haul domestic box office opening for the first female-fronted superhero movie in over a decade. Directed by Patty Jenkins, this film promises to become a smash hit franchise.

Profit-Sharing Opportunities – Are They Worth It For Students?

On the one hand, I can’t help but share in their excitement at the prospect of starting a new project, one which is likely their first career opportunity.  On the other hand, I want to sit them down and have a long heart-to-heart talk about the value of talent and time.

Global Game Jam

The DAVE School takes part in 2017’s Global Game Jam

This weekend, game developers from around Orlando are invited to gather at The DAVE School to participate in Global Game Jam.  This annual event encourages programmers, artists, and designers to build a video game from scratch in a compressed, forty-eight-hour format.