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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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Remembering David Lin: September 6, 1985 - June 28, 2019

Jul 11, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media is saddened to learn that MDM alumni David Lin passed away on June 28, 2019. David graduated from the Master of Digital Media program in 2014. Before the MDM program, he graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double concentration of Design and Media in Interactive Arts and Technology.

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Gerri Sinclair Award Winners on Building a Mixed Reality Concert Experience

Apr 24, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media’s Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media is awarded every year to recognize a student or group of students in the MDM Program who created a digital media product or innovation that has great potential either as a commercial digital media product...

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Demo Day Mixed Start-ups with Accelerators, Funders and Like-Minded Entrepreneurs

Mar 6, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Last Tuesday, Centre for Digital Media held its first annual Alumni Startup Demo Day & Mixer, where alumni startup companies from the MDM program, along with startups from CDM’s partner schools - UBC, SFU and BCIT - presented their companies, met with investors and networked with entrepreneurs.

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From Audio Engineering To Game Design: Meet Quinn Brander

Feb 27, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Many students who enroll in the Master of Digital Media program have interesting backgrounds that ultimately shape their career paths after the program. Take Quinn Brander, for example, a CDM alumni that came to the program in 2016 with an undergraduate degree in audio engineering.

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