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I Got My Dream Job After Completing the Master of Digital Media Program

Aug 31, 2021 By Elyse Economides

Written by Eugenia Orozco Getting rejected from every single job you apply to is not an ideal situation. But in a life full of inopportune moments, I believe one of the most important skills is to acknowledge your current position and then move forward. In January 2019, I found myself...

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Master of Digital Media Mentorship Program Connects Students and Alumni for Career Guidance

Jul 6, 2021 By Elyse Economides

In the fall of 2019, Centre for Digital Media’s Facilities & Operations Coordinator, Kristen Pilling , with support from Dennis Chenard , CDM’s Director of Industry Relations, launched the Master of Digital Media Mentorship Program to offer support and guidance to both current MDM...

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How the Master of Digital Media Program Shaped My Career Path

Jun 3, 2021 By Elyse Economides

I’m Angela Hamilton , and I’m the CEO and cofounder of Quupe , a sharing-economy platform that was founded at Centre for Digital Media in 2016. Back when we got started, our professors and mentors at the Master of Digital Media program suggested connections and helped us set up...

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Reflections on the Master of Digital Media Program from its First Indigenous Graduate

Apr 21, 2021 By Elyse Economides

Centre for Digital Media graduate John Pantherbone hopes to see more Indigenous students in the cutting-edge Master of Digital Media program in Vancouver. My name is John Pantherbone and I'm Blackfoot from Blood Tribe in southern Alberta. I graduated from the Master of Digital Media (...

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MDM Alumni & Student Artwork Featured in Vancouver Mural Fest Winter Arts Event

Mar 24, 2021 By Elyse Economides

For the last half of February, public space across Vancouver’s core was transformed into an interactive, open-air gallery featuring Augmented Reality (AR) art by local and international artists. VMF Winter Arts combined the spirit of the annual Vancouver Mural Festival with innovative...

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An Open Letter to Centre for Digital Media Alumni: Thank You for Your Continued Support

Dec 8, 2020 By Elyse Economides

This is both a note of appreciation and an IOU to our amazing alumni network. Disclaimer: this letter covers only some of what our amazing alumni group has done over the past few months, and I apologise in advance to those who I may miss in this acknowledgement. Act One: The Challenge...

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MDM Alumni Win Two Prestigious Awards

Jul 23, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

The Centre for Digital Media is pleased to announce that MDM alumni have recently won two prestigious awards—a Bronze Pencil from The One Show 2020 Awards and an Award of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology from the CNIE 2020 Awards. It’s always thrilling to see...

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MDM Students & Alumni Build a World-Class VR Experience, Again!

Dec 5, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

For the past few years, a team of MDM students and alumni have collaborated to build the VR Theater at SIGGRAPH. The VR Theater has become one of the main pillars of SIGGRAPH (one of the premier technology conferences in the world on computer graphics and interactive techniques) and is a chance for attendees to experience some of the world’s top narrative-driven VR films within a unique group setting.

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