Month: June 2023

Guest Speaker – Sean Stewart

Yesterday we had guest speaker Sean Stewart spend an hour talking to the students about his journey through the interactive storytelling industry. He […]

The Basics of Animation

Our Head Team Advisor, Emily Mistica, led the students through the general terminology, concepts, and styles of animation. The students learned some basic […]

Narrative Design

In this activity the students learned about narrative design: the way we create stories using characters, dialogue, and storytelling structure. The Team Advisors […]

48-Second Film

For this activity, students were split up into 9 small groups, spread out across campus, and were given 2 hours to plan and […]

Code-Switching

Leadership Facilitator Chris Molina gave his signature talk on Code-Switching to the students. Molina discussed how we feel the need to change the […]

Challenge Course

Our Film Intensive students ventured to one of the UCLA recreation centers to challenge themselves on a facilitated obstacle course. Each Team Advisor […]

Found Object Activity

Yesterday, our Game Design students broke off into small groups within their Team Advisor groups and worked together to create an original game […]

Opening Ceremony

Yesterday evening we had our opening ceremony for the Film Intensive and Game Design programs. Our whole team introduced themselves and briefed the […]

Arrival

Welcome to NSLC at UCLA! This morning was registration day for the Game Design and Film Intensive programs. Students safely arrived between 10:00 […]

Meet The Staff

Meet our wonderful Staff and Administration for the NSLC at UCLA! This summer, we are hosting the NSLC Game Design (GAME) and Film […]