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Consumer VR Developer Workshops Presented with Archiact

Jul 5, 2017 By Chris Sroka

On May 6th, 2017 the Centre of Digital Media presented several developer workshops at the Consumer Virtual Reality show at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC in partnership with Archiact . CVR is a world-class immersive VR and AR three-day event dedicated to both consumer...

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The Importance of Agile Methodologies Within Student-led Industry Projects

Jun 13, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Al Sinoy is a master of agile methodology, a key component of the MDM program that he graduated from in 2010. Previously, he discussed with us the value of sprints from the perspective of a scrum master within the Berlin-based game company, Wooga . Now Al is back home at the CDM as a...

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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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MDM Students Work With Finning Digital to Reduce Company's Carbon Footprint

May 16, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Students of the Master of Digital Media program have the fortunate opportunity to work on problems real industry clients are facing. The student project teams form a sort of research and development department for the clients to discover how digital media can solve a particular problem...

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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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MBA or MDM? What's the Best Graduate Program for You?

Mar 21, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Today's students have plenty of options when chosing graduate level education but it's important that they find the right program that fits their needs. One of the main perceived competitors to the MDM degree program are Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. MBA’s have been...

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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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