About Us

The mission of The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) is to educate, inform, and inspire innovative thinking and experimentation in the area of arts and technology through collaborative academic and research experiences for graduate students and faculty.

ACCAD is an important resource within the Division of the Arts and Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and to the broader University, contributing to the development of new knowledge and the training of future artists and scientists in new media.

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Director of UCLA Game Lab | Public Lecture Nov. 16

Eddo Stern, Director of the UCLA game lab will give a free lecture Wednesday, 11/16/16; 6:15pm in 100 Mendenhall Lab. Sponsored by the Department of Art and ACCAD, this lecture is open to the general public.

WOSU TV Program "Broad & High" Features ACCAD

WOSU-TV's "Broad & High" featured ACCAD's 2 week summer program for young women. See their excellent program which assembled an engaging overview of the 2 week digital animation learning experience.

Collaboration for Humane Technologies

A $130,000 grant award from the Humanities and Arts Discovery themes initiative will bring together artists, humanists and scientists to explore what it might be like to work, to play, to share and to think in more dynamic technological mediums that access our full multisensory human capacities.

Nationwide Children's Hospital / ACCAD Collaboration

Nationwide Children's Hospital released video documentation of their new video game treatment protocol for pediatric patients. ACCAD students have interned on this project for over 2 years.

Mark Osborne: Adapting a Classic: "The Little Prince" Movie

Wednesday, October 12, 5:00 PM, Academy-award nominated Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne gave a free talk about his adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 classic novella "The Little Prince". His new film brings to life this enchanting story through stop-motion and computer-animation.

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