CDM News

English Language For Digital Media: Meet Professor Aida Osian

Master of Digital Media students come from all over the world, 60-70% of our students are international.

read more

Vancouver’s Strong Universities Play a Key Role in Growing Tech Scene

Vancouver’s tech scene is changing. What was once an industry dominated by small start-up companies is now morphing into an industry with the big tech players.

read more

Remembering David Lin: September 6, 1985 - June 28, 2019

Centre for Digital Media is saddened to learn that MDM alumni David Lin passed away on June 28, 2019. David graduated from the Master of Digital Media program in 2014. Before the MDM program, he graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double concentration of Design and Media in Interactive Arts and Technology.

read more

Visiting Professors: Maria Bakardjieva On New Media Regulation & Ethics

This is a guest post from MDM student Emma Konrad.

read more

Visiting Professors: Meet Laure Casalini From Rubika

In addition to our Industry Partnerships, the Centre for Digital Media is proud of our numerous Academic Partnerships, both with our

read more

Games for Good: MDM Students Build Serious Games

This semester three MDM student projects are using games or gamified technology to teach healthy behavioral changes in response to three very different problems industry clients posed to them. The three teams: The Goal Diggers, Viva la Vida, and the Brain Bros—while given different problems and briefed by very different clients—all decided to solve their clients’ problems by building digital, gamified solutions.

read more

Demo Day Mixed Start-ups with Accelerators, Funders and Like-Minded Entrepreneurs

Last Tuesday, Centre for Digital Media held its first annual Alumni Startup Demo Day & Mixer, where alumni startup companies from the MDM program, along with startups from CDM’s partner schools - UBC, SFU and BCIT - presented their companies, met with investors and networked with entrepreneurs.

read more

Top Centre for Digital Media News Stories of 2018

2018 was a fun time at the Centre for Digital Media. MDM students worked on many interesting industry projects, we processed a record number of MDM applications, held an unprecedented number of IDEA-X’s (10!), hosted some fantastic events on campus (including a student panel discussion with BC Green Party's Andrew Weaver, and VIFF Immersed, an immersive experience to re-imagine storytelling through xR), and we welcomed our newest full-time faculty member, Laura Ballay, to our impressive team of faculty. As 2018 draws to a close, we wanted to highlight the most popular stories of 2018.

read more

Pages