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MDM Instructor’s MMOG Takes Top Award

Mar 16, 2009 By Anonymous

Kudos to Masters of Digital Media Program (MDM) instructor Jeremy Gibson. Skyrates , a massive multiplayer online game (MMOG) he co-developed, won the Jayisgames Award for Best Simulation Game of 2008 in both the Staff and Audience Award categories. In Skyrates (sky + pirates) players...

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Gerri Sinclair in Dialogue

Oct 29, 2008 By Anonymous

Executive Director Gerri Sinclair sits down with Dialogue, the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) quarterly newsletter. Gerri discusses her academic background, the evolution and opportunities of our digital future, and the vision of the Masters Program at the...

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Will Wright Joins Advisory Board of MDM Program

Oct 21, 2008 By webdev

Game designer Will Wright has joined the advisory board of the Masters of Digital Media (MDM) program at the Centre for Digital Media, Great Northern Way Campus in Canada, school officials announced recently. Additionally, author and artist Art Spiegelman, best known for the genre-...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Comics Artist Art Spiegelman Joins MDM Advisory Board

Oct 6, 2008 By Anonymous

MDM Graduate Program Benefits From Addition of Industry Luminaries Art Spiegelman and Will Wright Vancouver, BC, October 7, 2008 - Art Spiegelman, comics artist and Pulitzer Prize winner and Will Wright, video games giant and creator of The Sims, have joined the advisory board of the...

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Academy Award Winner and Industry Veteran Glenn Entis Joins Faculty at MDM Program

Aug 27, 2008 By Anonymous

Vancouver, BC – August 27, 2008 – The Masters of Digital Media (MDM) Program today announces the appointment of Academy Award-winning animation pioneer and games industry veteran Glenn Entis to its faculty. As Adjunct Professor, Entis provides guidance and leadership for the continuing...

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Digital Renaissance Man Jeffrey Ventrella Joins Faculty Team at Masters of Digital Media Program

Aug 27, 2008 By Anonymous

Virtual Worlds Pioneer to Develop and Mentor Digital Media Leaders of Tomorrow Vancouver, BC – August 27, 2008 – Jeffrey Ventrella joins the faculty of the Masters of Digital Media, Dr. Gerri Sinclair, executive director of the MDM program announced today. Ventrella is the new...

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MDM Executive Director Profiled in Canadian Business

Aug 18, 2008 By Anonymous

Canadian Business , a leading Canadian business publication, featured an exclusive "Live & Learn" profile of MDM executive director, Dr. Gerri Sinclair. Gerri opened up about her life as a CEO, the Vic 20 (with 8K of RAM) epiphany, the ‘no quarter’ approach to negotiating with...

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Dr. Gerri Sinclair Appointed to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Aug 7, 2008 By Anonymous

OTTAWA, ONTARIO-(Marketwire - Aug. 7, 2008) - The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) , today appointed Dr. Gerri Sinclair, Dr. Priscilla Renouf and Mr. Fred Morley to the...

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