Faculty News

The Role of Improvisation in Rapid Prototyping

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.

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

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.

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Reinventing the Audience Experience at Salon Series #3: A Streamed Dance Event

This is a guest post from MDM faculty Patrick Pennefather. Read more over on

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

Centre for Digital Media is excited to welcome Jason Elliott as the newest full-time faculty member.

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Digital Media in Brazil

Centre for Digital Media’s director Richard Smith travelled to Brazil early this semester to connect with Brazil’s digital media industry. This is his account of the trip.

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Bringing Interactivity to Museums: An Interview with MDM Faculty Larry Bafia, Part 2

Larry Bafia has had an incredible career—from the claymation days of Will Vinton Studios, to being the Commerical Animation Director at PDI/Dreamworks, to now being a full-time faculty member at the Centre for Digital Media.

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From Claymation to Digital Media: An Interview with MDM Faculty Larry Bafia, Part 1

Not everyone can say they started their accomplished careers molding characters out of clay.

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Back to the Future: How I manipulated past events to become faculty at the Centre for Digital Media

Warning! This blog contains references to the 1985 movie Back to the Future. If you don’t know it your parents will…do you want them knowing more than you?

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