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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.

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CDM Welcomes New Faculty Member, Laura Ballay, With 20 years Experience in Interaction Design

Centre for Digital Media is pleased to welcome Laura Ballay as the newest full-time faculty to the Master of Digital Media program.

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What Makes an MDM Student Cohort Successful?

This is a farewell speech from Master of Digital Media Program Director, Richard Smith. The speech was spoken at the MDM ungrad on August 17th, a celebration of the completion of the

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CDM’s Founding Director Dr. Gerri Sinclair Awarded Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award

Centre for Digital Media’s founding director, Dr.

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Got Talent? We do. Annual Showcase Was a One Stop Shop for Programmers, Artists, Designers and Producers

MDM students showed off their work last Thursday evening to a sold out Industry Showcase.

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MDM Program Launching an xR Prototyping Lab

This summer the MDM Program will launch an xR Prototyping lab. The initiative, led by

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Meet This Year’s Pat Hibbits Scholarship Winner: Charity Grace Principe

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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