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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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Digital Media Comes of Age in British Columbia with Two Milestone Anniversaries

Sep 12, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The Centre for Digital Media Turns 10 as its Catalyst Partner DigiBC Turns 20 in Joint Celebration of BC’s Global Digital Achievements When it comes to digital media, twenty years is an eternity. And when British Columbia’s digital media sector first came together as an industry group...

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Tom Calvert Receives Canadian Digital Media Pioneer Award

May 31, 2017 By Richard Smith

From our colleagues at the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology (FCAT) comes the news of the Canadian Digital Media Pioneer Award being bestowed on Tom Calvert of the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at SFU. Tom has been actively involved in the MDM program since its...

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The Centre for Digital Media & Great Northern Way Trust Appoint New President

Apr 27, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The Centre for Digital Media’s Great Northern Way Trust has appointed veteran digital media entrepreneur and executive Catherine Warren to take on the role of president. Warren will guide the strategic growth of a vibrant campus community of creators, innovators and educators,...

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Lunchtime Speaker Series in Preparation for 10th Anniversary Homecoming Event

Apr 12, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The CDM is very fortunate to have close connections with both its alumni and digital media industry leaders. Almost every week guest speakers representing the diverse areas in various industries visit the CDM to share their knowledge and experience with the Masters of Digital Media...

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A New Strategic Plan at the Centre for Digital Media

Feb 21, 2017 By Richard Smith

The board and shareholders of the Great Northern Way Trust (jointly owned by four universities UBC, SFU, Emily Carr, and BCIT and the “parents” of the MDM program) recently approved a new strategic plan for the Centre for Digital Media, the home for the MDM program. This strategic plan...

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