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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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Jan 24, 2018 By Anonymous

This is a guest post from Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh . The beauty of digital media is that it attracts every type of person. From the toddler who started swiping a magazine because she thought it was an iPad to a starving painter who found work as a 2D artist for...

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Jan 10, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This year’s winner is Charity Principe. Charity was working at TELUS before she started the program but after a rare cancer diagnosis left her with a new perspective on life, she decided to complete a bucket list item and complete the MDM program. We sat down to talk to Charity about how motherhood, a career in marketing and a theatre degree helped her in the program and where the real magic happens in the MDM (hint: it’s outside the classroom).

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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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