Saturday, September 23, 2006

Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy

Ron Weaver is an instructor in Video Game Design at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, a graduate video game design school offering an accredited master's degree in interactive entertainment. Areas of study include game design, development, art, programming and production Weaver focuses on game design and game programming, with an emphasis on theatricality. His experience with interactive entertainment includes the MMO Toontown Online from the VR Studio (of Walt Disney Imagineering, R&D), n-Space game studio, numerous R&D projects within Walt Disney World, and teaching the Interactive Entertainment and Game Engines courses at the University of Central Florida. After graduating with bachelor degrees in computer science and religion (and a dance minor) from Emory University, Ron earned his masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.

Mentioned in this episode:
Ron Weaver
Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy
--Ron's Page
Massively Multiplayer Online Game
--Wikipedia Definition
--Toon Town Online
--World of Warcraft
--Ultima Online
--Second Life
Pal Mickey
--Article from
--Article from
Kim Possible
--First-hand accounts and photos
--Video clip

1 comment:

Brian Feldman said...

"Yeah shut up, Mickey."