I had started out as an Art/Painting major at another school.  During my freshman year I got a job in graphic design, and I knew that's what I wanted to do...
Melissa Mykal Batalin '06
EMAC gave me a breadth of study which became invaluable to me in my current job at DreamWorks Animation...
Eli Bocek-Rivele '06
The EMAC program taught me some of the necessary software to succeed in the field, along with many new ways of visualizing things and creating new ideas...
Christina Ciani '10
Certain courses taught me to look at everything from different perspectives, and that ... a situation may call for a non-traditional approach...
Kirk Duwel '03
I had the opportunity to work with feature animation right through graduation...
Adam Gaige '07
EMAC gave me an understanding of concepts and theories that I use every day in my career...
Josh Goldenberg '10
The diversity of classes I took while attending RPI as an EMAC student allowed me to discover my ideal career path...
Chris LaPointe '10
The EMAC program definitely prepared me for graduate school because it gave me an excellent foundation for a graphic design career...
Steve Lucin '08
It is unique that we receive a B.S. rather than a B.A. I think this opens a lot more opportunities...
Kimberly Gomboz '09
Being an EMAC major gave me the communication background needed for my job...
Emelie Hegarty '09

Rensselaer's writing and speaking center, the Center for Communication Practices (CCP), is open for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Multi Media Studio

EMAC students have access to industry grade studios for both class assignments and individual projects.  These spaces allow students to explore their creativity without being limited by technology.  Our studios include audio, video, animation, game programming and design spaces.  Students have 24x7 access to most of these facilities during the academic year.  We also have a fully stocked equipment room that lends portable equipment to students.

EMAC students also have access to Rensselaer's extensive computing network, including public access laboratories and wired student residence halls. Our innovative student laptop program provides computer-based learning in many classrooms. The 500,000-volume Folsom Library also provides electronic access to thousands of publications.

Multi Media Studio

West Hall -118

The Multi Media studio is ready to support a variety of multi channel sound field projects and courses. This studio is a black "space" environment. A pipe grid allows for the rigging of sound speakers, projection systems, lighting and other audio video equipment.  This studio includes high speed network connectivity with multiple network connections. An LCD Projection system is installed and ready for use from either a laptop or the room's main desktop computer.

Hardware:
•    Mac G5 workstation with dual monitor display.
•    Mackie 8 bus analog audio mixing console.
•    Tannoy 8 channel sound monitor system.
•    Sanyo high performance LCD Projection system and screen.
•    Ceiling pipe grid with can style lighting fixtures

•    Multiple hard wired network ports.

Software:
•    OSX 10.6
•    Pro Tools

•    MAX 5. For the latest instruction set visit: www.cycling74.com/docs/max5/vignettes/intro/docintro.html

Current room status
OPEN: Card access required. The reserve time in this space please use the scheduling link below and select "schedule room" fill in the date and starting time. Please limit your session to 4 hours on each day. To report a problem or if you have a question about this space please e-mail us hasshelp@rpi.edu