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Aug 8, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Building an Augmented Dance Application with Small Stage This semester, a team of MDM students have formed an xR prototyping lab. Rather than being paired up with an industry client for the semester, they are being matched with 5 different clients on a series of 2-3 week rapid xR...

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Jul 12, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This semester, a team of MDM students have formed an xR prototyping lab. Rather than being paired up with an industry client for the semester, they are being matched with 5 different clients on a series of 2-3 week rapid xR prototyping sprints. The idea is to adapt existing rapid...

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Jun 20, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Photo: Graeme Hodson-Walker, Chief Business Development Officer at ROMEX Canada (West) using the Mesh app at the Sunstainable Brands Conference. Last semester, a team of MDM students worked on a project with Elevator Strategy, a Vancouver-based marketing company, and Sustainable Brands...

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Jun 6, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media’s founding director, Dr. Gerri Sinclair, was awarded the Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award at the BC Tech Association’s 2018 Technology Impact Awards on Friday night. The Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates someone who has served as a...

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May 9, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

MDM students showed off their work last Thursday evening to a sold out Industry Showcase. Over 200 guests came out to network and see what MDM students have been working on since September. Centre for Digital Media’s Annual Industry Showcase is a chance for industry guests to meet this...

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Apr 18, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This summer the MDM Program will launch an xR Prototyping lab. The initiative, led by Dr Patrick Pennefather is intended to support projects and partnerships with developers categorizing themselves within the xR umbrella. "We are well-positioned to support the development of xR...

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Apr 4, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

In the second semester of the Master of Digital Media program, MDM students work in teams on Industry Projects where they are assigned a client and problem they have to help their client solve. Throughout the term, students develop prototypes or applications from concept to deliverable...

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Mar 21, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Centre for Digital Media alumna Michelle Fan is doing her Doctoral studies at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Art and Technology (SIAT) . While a significant accomplishment in and of itself, the story of how she got here is just as remarkable. Many people will tell you...

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Feb 28, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Wenyi Gong initially planned to apply to the Master of Digital Media program but when she missed the application deadline she found out about IDEA-X, a one-month intensive digital media program for international undergraduate students. After IDEA-X Wenyi joined UBC's Educational...

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Feb 15, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

The is a guest post by Vidhi Shah, MDM student and co-founder of Candor Interactive. The Global Game Jam (GGJ) celebrated its 10th year in January. Every year thousands of game developers decide to come together all over the world and share a room for 48 hours and work on a new game...

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