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Mar 3, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Faculty member Larry Bafia has been appointed producer for the 2018 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) at SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques). With attendance in the tens of thousands, this important and globally significant computer...

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Feb 21, 2017 By Richard Smith

The board and shareholders of the Great Northern Way Trust (jointly owned by four universities UBC, SFU, Emily Carr, and BCIT and the “parents” of the MDM program) recently approved a new strategic plan for the Centre for Digital Media, the home for the MDM program. This strategic plan...

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Feb 6, 2017 By Chris Sroka

By Dennis Chenard. Should you get your Masters degree or pursue your start-up idea? Why not do both at the same time! For aspiring entrepreneurs and those who like a start-up culture that R&D/industry projects foster, the CDM has opportunities for students who want to form...

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Jan 23, 2017 By Chris Sroka

With an idea that started in their first term at the CDM (Fall 2015), Walkies Lab Inc develops a smart wearable toy for toddlers that is fun to play and enhances their motor and intellectual development. In the Spring of 2016, the group pitched Walkies as a project they wanted to...

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Jan 10, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The Pat Hibbitts Scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming female student into the Master of Digital Media program who is choosing to undergo a career change from a non digital media-related field into digital media. The scholarship is in honour of the late Pat Hibbitts, Simon...

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Dec 7, 2016 By Chris Sroka

To become a great programmer, it requires more than being an expert in object oriented principles, a love for math, a strong sense of logic, a deep knowledge of (preferred choice) coding language, etc. These are all skills that come with experience as a programmer and are necessary to...

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Nov 21, 2016 By Chris Sroka

My name is Chris Sroka and I am a student/alumni from the 10th Cohort of the Master of Digital Media program at the Centre for Digital Media. I am a digital media producer, video editor and content creator focusing in Marketing. I’d like to share my experience before I came to the...

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Nov 8, 2016 By Chris Sroka

In the third semester of the MDM program, students can decide to pitch an idea for their own project they would like to work on and spend 13 weeks bringing that idea to fruition. For many these students, it’s the first time they get the experience of working on their own to determine...

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Oct 25, 2016 By Chris Sroka

Professor, composer, Action Researcher and retired professional clown Patrick Pennefather identifies rapid prototyping as a key component to Interdisciplinary Improvisation in the Master of Digital Media program. The following guest-post dives into how improvisation is incorporated...

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Oct 11, 2016 By Chris Sroka

For the students of the Master of Digital Media program the first weekend of September is an intense experience. They are asked to create a digital prototype in 48 hours with a group of fellow students they have just met and they know little about. This year we asked them to create...

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