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MDM Cohort 6 Graduation

May 2, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Last Friday, we held Cohort 6’s completion ceremony here at the Centre for Digital Media. 27 students graduated — which means that there will now be 161 graduates of the Master of Digital Media program! Friends, family, members of the academic community and industry guests all came out...

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Think Global. Hack Local: A Community-Focused Hackathon

Mar 22, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

This past weekend, 35 people came out to UBC to participate in Think Global. Hack Local. a community-based hackathon that connects non-profit organizations with student developers. Non-profit organizations that needed software solutions to various problems pitched their projects to...

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Hacking Health: Finding Solutions to Advance Digital Health

Feb 28, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

This past weekend, over 150 people came out to the Centre for Digital Media to participate in Hacking Health Vancouver @ Sanotron, an event to connect developers and designers with healthcare professionals. Hacking Health is a national organization that’s dedicated to fostering...

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MDM Students Rock it at Global Game Jam 2013

Jan 29, 2013 By webdev

VANCOUVER – January 29, 2013 – More than 20 Masters of Digital Media students and alumni participated in this weekend’s Global Game Jam in Vancouver . Students rapidly iterated on this year’s theme, heartbeat, and developed incredible games throughout the 2-day development sprint,...

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Summer Showcase a Success

Jul 13, 2012 By webdev

Taking place on July 11 th in the Hangar at the Centre for Digital Media, the night kicked off with a presentation by MDM student Craig Childe, who showed off his Thereminator, an interactive waveform modulation hack that makes use of a modified Xbox Kinect and a ’67 Fender Black Face...

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MDM Summer Industry Showcase

Jul 10, 2012 By webdev

Students, staff and faculty at the Centre for Digital Media are all looking forward to welcoming our industry friends to the Summer Industry Showcase on Wednesday, July 11 th . Industry Showcases give industry representatives and students an intimate opportunity to connect with one...

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EA Labels' Jon Lutz Speaks with Students at the Centre for Digital Media

May 28, 2012 By webdev

Jon Lutz, VP, CFO of EA Labels, was at the Centre for Digital Media today for a discussion with Masters of Digital Media students about the future of games distribution models and how EA is approaching gaming in a rapidly changing marketplace. Lutz touched on free-to-play models, new...

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GDC: A Student’s Perspective

Mar 19, 2012 By webdev

[Students and staff from the Centre for Digital Media were recently in San Francisco for the 2012 Game Developers Conference (GDC). In this blog post, MDM student Steve Pastro reflects on his GDC experiences] To a student, a trip down to San Francisco for the Game Developers Conference...

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