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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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Sep 28, 2016 By Chris Sroka

By Al Sinoy. A sprint is a component of agile methodology that is taught within the MDM program. It emphasizes quick iterations to be completed within 1-3 weeks time periods. Sprints allow teams to prioritize essential features, focus on short term goals and give a snapshot of the...

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Sep 7, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

The MDM program often rejects potentially great students that don’t meet the minimum requirements for English. Strong communication in English is a necessity to excel both in the MDM program and the digital media industry. To meet that need, we're launching a new program, Pre-MDM, this...

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Aug 4, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

VR technology is developing at a rapid pace and students at the Centre for Digital Media have been busy testing different technologies and exploring the possibilities of VR. A group of 23 students from Communication University of China came to the Centre for Digital Media for the month...

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Jul 19, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

How can video game designers engage older generations with new technologies? How do older adults interact with technologies like VR and online social games? These are the questions a group of MDM students are exploring in their industry project this semester. Working with David Kaufman...

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Jun 29, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

Written by Chris Sroka. On June 21st the Centre for Digital Media hosted its 10th annual Industry Showcase, to demonstrate MDM students’ body of work created over the duration of the school year. Decision makers from all over the digital media industry were invited to listen to student...

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