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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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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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