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Considering the UX of Developing in Multiple Realities

Nov 29, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This is a guest post from faculty member Dr. Patrick Pennefather. Note: This article is based on the author’s inadvertent and pervasive adventures within the international VR/AR/MR landscape over the past year and a half, presenting at and experiencing China Joy , chairing eight...

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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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Faculty Member Larry Bafia has been appointed Producer of the Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH 2018

Mar 3, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Faculty member Larry Bafia has been appointed producer for the 2018 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) at SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques). With attendance in the tens of thousands, this important and globally significant computer...

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The Role of Improvisation in Rapid Prototyping

Oct 25, 2016 By Chris Sroka

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. The following guest-post dives into how improvisation is incorporated...

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

Sep 7, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

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. To meet that need, we're launching a new program, Pre-MDM, this...

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

May 9, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

This is a guest post from MDM faculty Patrick Pennefather. Read more over on his blog . Often times, at the Centre for Digital Media's MDM Program, we challenge our learners to innovate. So what does innovation look like in the social media space? Is there any room for innovation or...

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

Jan 12, 2016 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media is excited to welcome Jason Elliott as the newest full-time faculty member. Jason brings his 20+ years of experience in digital media as a game designer, game artist and filmmaker to the CDM and will be teaching in the Master of Digital Media program as well as...

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Digital Media in Brazil

Nov 17, 2015 By Richard Smith

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. The Centre for Digital Media has had many amazing students from Brazil in the past few years. Last September, in...

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