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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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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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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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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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Message To Our Community About COVID-19

Mar 9, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

UPDATE April 2: The Centre for Digital Media will continue operations throughout the summer term, while respecting the advice and instructions from governments, health authorities and our partner schools concerning health and safety. All instruction will be offered through remote...

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Top Entrepreneur Tips From Alumni Who’ve Been There

Feb 24, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

The Master of Digital Media program has opportunities for students who want to explore entrepreneurship. Taking a different route from other students, in the 3rd semester students can choose to pitch an idea for their own project and spend the semester working on bringing their idea to...

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In Memory of the Victims of the Flight 752 Tragedy

Jan 13, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

A message from MDM Program Director Richard Smith in the wake of the plane crash in Iran. We at the Centre for Digital Media wish to express our condolences to all who were affected by the crash of Ukraine Airlines 752. We have all been affected by this tragedy. We were deeply saddened...

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