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Dr. Richard Smith Re-Appointed For Another 3 Years As Director at the Centre for Digital Media

May 21, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Dr. Richard Smith has just been re-appointed for another 3-year term as Director of the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program. Smith was appointed as Director back in June 2011, having previously been a professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Communication for over 15 years...

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Dr. Kimberly Voll on Gaming and Higher Education

Apr 17, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Last week, CDM faculty Kimberly Voll presented at Western Washington University on The Confluence of Gaming and Higher Education. In her talk, Voll addresses why games matter and how game dynamics can, and should, be used in the classroom. Voll argues that games are one of the most...

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Visiting professor to host machinma workshops this fall

Oct 2, 2012 By webdev

The Centre for Digital Media is pleased to welcome Isabelle Arvers as an MDM Visiting Professor. This appointment was made possible through the help of the Consulat général de France in Vancouver, and Raynald Belay, Cultural attaché. Arvers will be hosting lectures and masterclasses at...

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Patrick Pennefather Nominated for Jessie

May 25, 2012 By webdev

Centre for Digital Media faculty member Patrick Pennefather has been nominated for the Outstanding Sound Design or Original Composition for Large Theatre award by the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society . The awards, known as the Jessies, recognize significant achievement in lower...

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Jon Festinger’s 'Video Game Law, 2nd Edition' Available Now

Apr 16, 2012 By webdev

Centre for Digital Media adjunct faculty instructor Jon Festinger has a new edition of his book Video Game Law out now. The book, which was co-authored with Chris Metcalfe and Roch Ripley, is currently in its second edition and “addresses the overlapping and emerging issues relating to...

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Patrick Pennefather lives at the intersection of art, inspiration, and digital media

Jan 30, 2012 By Anonymous

Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2012 – Original Centre for Digital Media faculty member Patrick Pennefather has discovered that teacher, clown and composer can co-exist in symbiotic harmony. Pennefather, who began his professional career at seventeen composing music for a low budget film...

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SFU Professor announced as incoming Director for the Masters of Digital Media program

Jun 8, 2011 By webdev

Vancouver, B.C. – The Board of Directors at Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC) recently announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Smith as the new program Director for the Masters of Digital Media (MDM) program. Smith’s appointment comes at a time of expansion for the now four-year-old...

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MDM faculty member named one of top 10 pioneers of Vancouver’s film industry

Apr 5, 2011 By webdev

MDM instructor George Johnson among those trailblazers who helped shape Vancouver's film industry, according to a recent Georgia Straight article.

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