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MDM Grads Help Create World's Largest Piece of Moving Public Art

Jul 29, 2010 By webdev

Masters of Digital Media (MDM) graduates and local businessmen Yangos Hadjiyannis and Sheng Yu Yang are the creative force behind InTransit BC’s (ITBC) recent web-based fundraising campaign, The Pixel Train . Using online ‘crowdsourcing,’ the campaign is helping raise money for local...

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Pixar Studio Opens in Vancouver

Apr 20, 2010 By Anonymous

Centre for Digital Media Director of Industry Relations, Dennis Chenard is interviewed by Marsha Lederman in a Globe and Mail article about the digital-animation and visual-effects boom hitting Canada's West Coast. Read The Globe and Mail article.

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Is Avatar's social impact virtual, too?

Feb 8, 2010 By Anonymous

MDM faculty, Patrick Pennefather , weighs in on the film Avatar in this editorial piece published on February 6 in the Vancouver Sun. Read article here.

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Best in Show in B.C. Tech

Dec 3, 2009 By kristen_pilling

Gerri Sinclair, along with two other industry experts were invited by B.C. Business Magazine to take part in a round table discussion on what it takes to foster a healthy high-tech sector. Read full article.

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Digital students say they're not worried about future - Many have a wide variety of skills and a willingness to relocate

Feb 18, 2009 By Anonymous

By Marke Andrews, Vancouver Sun February 17, 2009 With graduation only a week away, and the economic crisis forcing layoffs in his chosen field of video games, Sean Williams has narrowed his career search. "The [economic slump] has changed my outlook a little bit. I'm gearing myself to...

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Provincial parties seek to win hearts, clicks. The battle for votes is already being waged online using array of tools

Nov 24, 2008 By Anonymous

The provincial election may still be six months away, but in cyberspace, the B.C. "e-lection" is already under way. This week, B.C. New Democrats will unveil a new website -- www.bcndp.ca -- complete with tools to get people involved in its fledgling campaign. On Friday, Premier Gordon...

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Globe & Mail - Time to embrace your avatar

Jun 2, 2008 By Anonymous

The Globe & Mail's Report on Business section featured an interview with the Masters of Digital Media Program's own Executive Director Dr. Gerri Sinclair on June 2. The interview covered Gerri's thoughts on avatars, ubiquitous computing and the road from academia to business to...

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Digitial Media Included in Ming Pao's List of Hot Industries

May 1, 2008 By Anonymous

In this year's Ming Pao Education and Career Supplement, digital media was identified along with health services, environmental and earth science, business and engineering as the hottest industries in Canada. The digital media section featured the Masters of Digital Media Program as...

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