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Dec 13, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This past year was an exciting time at Centre for Digital Media. September marked the 10th anniversary of the Master of Digital Media program and we celebrated with a homecoming party for over 400 alumni, faculty and industry partners. In addition, Centre for Digital Media’s Great...

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Nov 29, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This is a guest post from faculty member Dr. Patrick Pennefather. Note: This article is based on the author’s inadvertent and pervasive adventures within the international VR/AR/MR landscape over the past year and a half, presenting at and experiencing China Joy , chairing eight...

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Nov 14, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Team Candor began as a student pitched project in the summer semester of the Master of Digital Media Program. Vidhi Shah , Rafael Hocevar , Conrad Sly and Carina Kern pitched the idea of a casual game that had narrative elements, something they believed was missing from this market...

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Oct 16, 2017 By Chris Sroka

September 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Master of Digital Media program and the opening of the Centre for Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus. To celebrate this unique collaboration between UBC, SFU, ECUAD, and BCIT, we hosted a homecoming for our...

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Sep 26, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Teaching Digital Media is a new elective offered at the CDM when taking the Master of Digital Media program. The goal of the course is to provide fundamentals for using curriculum to teach digital media while helping the students develop a framwork for understanding themselves as a...

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Sep 12, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The Centre for Digital Media Turns 10 as its Catalyst Partner DigiBC Turns 20 in Joint Celebration of BC’s Global Digital Achievements When it comes to digital media, twenty years is an eternity. And when British Columbia’s digital media sector first came together as an industry group...

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Aug 31, 2017 By Richard Smith

What lies ahead for how people interact with technology? I think we will see a lot more “augmentation” ahead for humans. The industrial revolution provided an extended example of the replacement and augmentation of human physical power (water and wind mills, steam engine, electrical...

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Aug 15, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Games, games, games. The games industry is a wide and varied world, filled to the brim with all types of professions: from engineers to game designers, artists to marketing folks, the list goes on and on. In Wooga 's Roles In Games series, they talk with people at Wooga about some of...

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Jul 5, 2017 By Chris Sroka

On May 6th, 2017 the Centre of Digital Media presented several developer workshops at the Consumer Virtual Reality show at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC in partnership with Archiact . CVR is a world-class immersive VR and AR three-day event dedicated to both consumer...

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Jun 13, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Al Sinoy is a master of agile methodology, a key component of the MDM program that he graduated from in 2010. Previously, he discussed with us the value of sprints from the perspective of a scrum master within the Berlin-based game company, Wooga . Now Al is back home at the CDM as a...

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