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Student Team Designing First Digital Show for Vancouver’s Space Centre

Jul 9, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

A team of MDM student filmmakers have been challenged with designing Vancouver Space Centre’s first digital planetarium show. Last month, Vancouver’s H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, announced that they are retiring their 45-year old star projector and replacing it with a new high...

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Knowledge Kids Launches MDM Student Web Project

Jun 26, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

MDM students teamed up with Knowledge Kids last semester to create an online brand extension of Knowledge Kids’ popular mascots—Luna, Chip and Inkie. The students were asked to create a web project that engaged and entertained users of the Knowledge Kids website, specifically BC...

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Student Project Creates Awareness About Illegal Logging Through Interactive Website

Jun 24, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Last semester, MDM students teamed up with journalism students at UBC's Graduate School of Journalism to create awareness of the effects of illegal logging around the world. Using the research, and reporting materials created by journalism students at UBC, MDM students Yvonne Hu ,...

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Interview: MDM Alumni Releases Touch-Free Mobile Education App

May 6, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

After 3 years of research and development, MDM graduate Erez T Yanuy Barzilay and his team launched their mobile education app last month. Aimed at children facing extreme learning, developmental or physical challenges, such as severe autism, A BuZoo Story for Android helps to enhance...

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Facebook and Other Social Media as Culture

Feb 8, 2012 By webdev

To understand the impact and potential of platforms like Facebook, we need to understand some of the building blocks that underpin today’s web-connected communities. We are in the midst of a global conversation that is underway across the world via the World Wide Web and, in the case...

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Man Up Canada website project team awarded 2011 Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation

Aug 26, 2011 By webdev

Following a faculty review of project work by the 2011 graduating class, the Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media was awarded to the ManKind team for its development of a social media marketing campaign for the Men’s Health Initiative of BC (MHIBC). The campaign offers...

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CMF to fund new social app developed by alumni startup

May 26, 2011 By webdev

MDM alumni-founded 8 Leaf Digital Productions was recently awarded a significant investment from the Canada Media Fund (CMF) to develop a new social media application designed for outdoor playgrounds. The Biba Mobile Application , which uses advanced mobile technology to enhance kids’...

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Digital Media Grads Create Touchless Ad Campaign for Jugo Juice

Aug 11, 2010 By webdev

D-sign Interactive, a start-up digital marketing company formed by graduate students at Vancouver’s Centre for Digital Media in 2009, is rolling out its first ad campaign for national retailer Jugo Juice next week. The “Jugo Juice Interactive Smoothie Blender” is an innovative,...

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