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In memory of Tom Calvert, founding Master of Digital Media faculty member

Oct 12, 2021 By Elyse Economides

Centre for Digital Media is saddened to learn that Tom Calvert , professor emeritus of Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts & Technology and one of the founding faculty members of the Master of Digital Media program, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Tom...

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

Aug 27, 2021 By Elyse Economides

What CDM is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. 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 to...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Centre for Digital Media's Response

Aug 25, 2021 By Elyse Economides

How we’re keeping Centre for Digital Media’s community safe 2021 August 25: Masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout B.C. July 1: BC moves into Step 3 of the four-step plan; transition from a safety plan to a communicable disease plan . May 25 : BC's government...

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Centre for Digital Media, First Fund and Mitacs Announce Joint Funding Collaboration for Canadian Startups

Jul 28, 2021 By Elyse Economides

Supporting research-based innovation while continuing to provide value to partners. First Fund, Canada’s largest pre-seed fund for technology startups, and Centre for Digital Media (CDM), which offers the internationally recognized, research informed and industry relevant professional...

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Centre for Digital Media’s Statement of Solidarity Against Racism

Mar 22, 2021 By Elyse Economides

A message from MDM Program Director Larry Bafia. The events over the past year, 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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Centre for Digital Media's Top News Stories from 2020

Dec 15, 2020 By Elyse Economides

2020 was a decidedly unique year at Centre for Digital Media, marked by some big changes and many firsts. In May, we bid farewell to MDM Program Director, Dr. Richard Smith, after nine years, and welcomed one of our full-time faculty members, Larry Bafia, to the role. Much of 2020...

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An Open Letter to Centre for Digital Media Alumni: Thank You for Your Continued Support

Dec 8, 2020 By Elyse Economides

This is both a note of appreciation and an IOU to our amazing alumni network. Disclaimer: this letter covers only some of what our amazing alumni group has done over the past few months, and I apologise in advance to those who I may miss in this acknowledgement. Act One: The Challenge...

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The Pre-MDM Program Goes Remote! How We’re Navigating Online Learning for Digital Media Education

Oct 20, 2020 By Elyse Economides

The current pandemic is wreaking havoc with our day-to-day life. Now more than ever, we need to bring into play our originality and resourcefulness, and find a rhythm to settle in, communicate in new ways, Zoom-teach, Zoom-react, and Zoom-manage our projects. Here’s how we’re tackling...

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