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

Sep 19, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media is pleased to welcome Laura Ballay as the newest full-time faculty to the Master of Digital Media program. Laura has worked at the intersection of human-centered design and technology for the past 20 years and is an expert in leading creative teams and defining...

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What Makes an MDM Student Cohort Successful?

Aug 29, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

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 first three terms of the MDM program. In the MDM program our students learn many processes along the...

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

Jun 6, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media’s founding director, Dr. Gerri Sinclair, was awarded the Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award at the BC Tech Association’s 2018 Technology Impact Awards on Friday night. The Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates someone who has served as a...

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

May 9, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

MDM students showed off their work last Thursday evening to a sold out Industry Showcase. Over 200 guests came out to network and see what MDM students have been working on since September. Centre for Digital Media’s Annual Industry Showcase is a chance for industry guests to meet this...

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MDM Program Launching an xR Prototyping Lab

Apr 18, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This summer the MDM Program will launch an xR Prototyping lab. The initiative, led by Dr Patrick Pennefather is intended to support projects and partnerships with developers categorizing themselves within the xR umbrella. "We are well-positioned to support the development of xR...

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

Jan 10, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

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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Top Centre for Digital Media News Stories of 2017

Dec 13, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This past year was an exciting time at Centre for Digital Media. September marked the 10th anniversary of the Master of Digital Media program and we celebrated with a homecoming party for over 400 alumni, faculty and industry partners. In addition, Centre for Digital Media’s Great...

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10th Anniversary Homecoming Event Recap

Oct 16, 2017 By Chris Sroka

September 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Master of Digital Media program and the opening of the Centre for Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus. To celebrate this unique collaboration between UBC, SFU, ECUAD, and BCIT, we hosted a homecoming for our...

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