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Installation Art Show 2014 
Installation Art Show 2014
Art and digital media enthusiasts came out to the Centre for Digital Media’s Installation Art Show last Thursday night. Students from the Master of Digital Media program, Emily Carr University of Art and Design and SFU’s School of Interactive Arts + Technology (...
Tips for finding the right graduate program for you 
7 Steps to Choosing the Right Grad School
Deciding on a graduate program is a tough decision. Going back to school is a huge commitment and you want to ensure that you choose the right program for you—one that aligns with both your career goals and your personal goals.
False Creek Flats Vancouver 
MDM Student Team Building a Community for False Creek Flats
How do you build an active, engaged community of business owners in a developing area? Are there digital tools that can help bring a community together?
Image: Flickr/blieusong CC BY-SA 2.0 
Elephant Trails: How Old Technologies & Business Practices Continue to Influence Us
There is a saying in business that when developing a new product or service you should seek to "pave the elephant trails." This refers to the actual pathways through the forest left by elephants, and—by extension—the pathways through our lives that many people have...
Vancouver's Game Industry is Thriving 
Vancouver’s Video Game Industry Is Thriving
Vancouver’s video game and digital media industries are thriving. The tech and games industry is booming with big companies—such as Facebook and Amazon—opening up offices in Vancouver and smaller studios—such as East Side Games, Black Tusk Studios and Roadhouse...
Bettsina Walkinson 2014 OUTtv Scholarship Winner 
2014 OUTtv Scholarship Winner Inspired by Sochi & Vancouver’s LGBT Community
This year’s OUTtv scholarship winner is Bettsina Walkinson, who won for her transmedia project proposal that was inspired by the events in Sochi and Vancouver's LGBT community.
RunGo is an iPhone app that provides turn-by-turn directions for runners 
MDM Alumni Launches GPS App to Give Runners a Sense of Direction
MDM alumni Craig Slagel and his company Leaping Coyote just launched RunGo, an iPhone app that provides turn-by-turn directions along popular running routes. RunGo is for runners who want to find different routes in their cities, travelers, and runners who are training...
Patrick Pennefather Disrupting the Classroom 
Disrupting the Classroom: MDM Faculty Patrick Pennefather On His New Interactive eBook and SXSW Session
Improvisation is a key component to the Master of Digital Media program, teaching self-awareness, time management, teamwork and listening skills to students before they enter the digital media industry. MDM faculty and improvisation instructor, Patrick Pennefather,...