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How We’re Keeping Centre for Digital Media’s Community Safe This Fall

Aug 19, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

What CDM is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. The Centre for Digital Media and Great Northern Way Campus are committed to the responsible resumption of on-campus activities, based on the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer, WorkSafe BC, SFU FCAT and CDM’s ability...

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Centre for Digital Media’s Statement of Solidarity Against Racism

Aug 11, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

A message from MDM Program Director Larry Bafia. The events over the past few months, including the anti-Black violence in the United States and the injustices in Canada as Black and Indigenous people continue to be killed in situations involving the police and the rise of anti-Asian...

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MDM Alumni Win Two Prestigious Awards

Jul 23, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

The Centre for Digital Media is pleased to announce that MDM alumni have recently won two prestigious awards—a Bronze Pencil from The One Show 2020 Awards and an Award of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology from the CNIE 2020 Awards. It’s always thrilling to see...

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Pre-MDM: A Digital Media English Language Program Where Students Learn Technical English, Pitching Ideas & Software Skills

Jun 3, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

The Pre-MDM program graduated its fourth cohort in April. In just four years, Pre-MDM has become an integral program to the Centre for Digital Media. As a qualifying program to the Master of Digital Media program, Pre-MDM goes hand in hand with the MDM and with the digital media...

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Thinking and Reflecting on Nine Years As MDM Director

May 5, 2020 By Richard Smith

After nine years as MDM director at the Centre for Digital Media, Richard Smith is moving on to a new phase in his career. Below are his thoughts on the last nine years. So, looking back, what do I see? The first thing I see is that the MDM has been a learning experience. I have...

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CDM Bids Farewell to Director Richard Smith, Welcomes New Director Larry Bafia

May 5, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

After nine years as MDM Program Director, Dr. Richard Smith is moving on to a new phase in his career. Smith came into the program back in June 2011, just as construction began on the current Centre for Digital Media building. As the MDM program’s longest serving Director, he...

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Zoom End Of Term Presentations During COVID

Apr 22, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last month MDM students quickly pivoted from working physically together on campus and meeting clients face to face to working remotely and using online communication channels. As students continued to work and prepare their deliverables for their clients, one question remained—how would they present their final deliverables to the faculty and their class?

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An MDM Project To Inspire Women To Become Funders and Founders of Tech Companies

Mar 19, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

70% of venture capital firms that fund tech start ups don’t have a single female partner. Only 12% of all partners in Canadian venture capital firms that finance young tech firms are women. Female tech entrepreneurs receive only 4% of all capital. Back in the Spring of 2018, Gerri...

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