fbpx CDM News | The Centre for Digital Media
  • CDM News

CDM News

The Role of Improvisation in Rapid Prototyping

Oct 25, 2016 By Chris Sroka

Professor, composer, Action Researcher and retired professional clown Patrick Pennefather identifies rapid prototyping as a key component to Interdisciplinary Improvisation in the Master of Digital Media program. The following guest-post dives into how improvisation is incorporated...

Read More

Learning English for Digital Media: Interview with CDM’s Newest Faculty Ray Rahimi

Sep 7, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

The MDM program often rejects potentially great students that don’t meet the minimum requirements for English. Strong communication in English is a necessity to excel both in the MDM program and the digital media industry. To meet that need, we're launching a new program, Pre-MDM, this...

Read More

Why Take The Pre-Master of Digital Media Program? A New Course For ESL Students Interested In the MDM Program

Apr 5, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

The Pre-Master of Digital Media Program (Pre-MDM) is a new program for ESL students interested in taking the Master of Digital Media program but who don’t meet the English requirements. The Pre-MDM is a qualifying program—once students complete the program and meet the requirements (an...

Read More

Digital Media Summer Camp For Teens: The Relaunch of Tomorrow’s Master of Digital Media Program

Mar 22, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

The Centre for Digital Media had a number of major milestones in 2015, but none as meaningful as re-launching our digital media summer camp for teens, Tomorrow's Master of Digital Media (TMDM) program. In 2008 the CDM, in partnership with EA, ran a very successful intensive month long...

Read More

CDM’s Newest Faculty Brings 20 Years Experience in Digital Media, Gaming & Film

Jan 12, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media is excited to welcome Jason Elliott as the newest full-time faculty member. Jason brings his 20+ years of experience in digital media as a game designer, game artist and filmmaker to the CDM and will be teaching in the Master of Digital Media program as well as...

Read More

Merry Christmas

Dec 16, 2015 By Crissy Campbell

Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at the Centre for Digital Media. The campus will be closed December 24 - January 3. See you in 2016! If you’ve got some time on your hands: Some reading for over the holidays: Canada’s New Typeface Unifies the Country’...

Read More

Top Centre for Digital Media News Stories of 2015

Dec 8, 2015 By Crissy Campbell

2015 was a great year at the Centre for Digital Media. Dave Fracchia, our new full-time faculty member, was hired in the Spring. Construction on the new Emily Carr University campus started next door (and we’re excited for its opening in 2017!). We also had lots of terrific industry...

Read More

New $20,000 Pat Hibbitts Scholarship Honours SFU’s Former Vice President of Finance and Administration

Oct 6, 2015 By Crissy Campbell

A new $20,000 scholarship has been set up for Master of Digital Media students in honour of the late Pat Hibbitts, Simon Fraser University’s former Vice President of Finance and Administration and founding Board member of the Great Northern Way Trust. Pat Hibbitts passed away...

Read More

Pages