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Letter from the Chair August

This month we look at the leading role that digital entertainment is increasingly playing around the world, and how this opportunity is ours for the taking here in Utah!  

Plus more on UDEN 16 and a look at this month's upcoming events.

 

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Letter from the Chair July

Halfway through 2017, we reflect on one of our best UDEN meetings yet, UDEN #15 last month, and look forward to our BIGGEST event yet, UDEN #16!  Also a soapbox from me about why game companies leave Utah, plus a look at upcoming events.

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Are The Game Makers Leaving Utah?

You might think so, with the very sad news that CastAR is closing its Salt Lake City game studio, less than a year after opening it. This, on the heels of EA and Disney leaving. But each of these closures happened for a different reason. While some game companies may be leaving, the game makers are not - but we do need to change the way we work if we want to stop this cycle.

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UDEN #15 - AR/VR Deep Dive: Work In Progress

A recap of UDEN #15, our first hands-on meeting showcasing work in progress for AR and VR in Utah.

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Letter from the Chair June

June already?  This month we preview the upcoming UDEN #15 meeting at which you can see work in progress on AR and VR projects locally, plus networking.  Plus UDEN's future plans, an update on our social media, membership and donations as well as highlights of this month's upcoming events.

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Letter from the Chair May

On the heels of EA shutting its Salt Lake studio we ask what does Montreal have that Utah doesn't?  We help connect the dots with a vibrant creative community and critical mass. We also look at this month's upcoming events.

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UDEN #14 - Post Production

A recap of UDEN #14, an expert panel discussing post-production in Utah.

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Utah VR/AR : digital Hollywood?

The case for our community to focus on AR and VR technologies for economic success.

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Letter from the Chair April 2017

This month we reflect on why we don't have a sustainable eco-system for the entertainment industry in Utah - is it cultural?  Also, who does UDEN represent, can you help sponsor us plus a preview of this month's upcoming events.

 

 

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UDEN #13 - VR or Bust?

In order to generate economic growth and a sustainable digital entertainment sector, perhaps we should all focus on VR and become world-leading experts at it? That was the excellent panel discussion at UDEN #13.

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