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How We Managed an xR Prototyping Lab This Summer, Part 2

Aug 8, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Building an Augmented Dance Application with Small Stage This semester, a team of MDM students have formed an xR prototyping lab. Rather than being paired up with an industry client for the semester, they are being matched with 5 different clients on a series of 2-3 week rapid xR...

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How We Managed an xR Prototyping Lab This Summer

Jul 12, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This semester, a team of MDM students have formed an xR prototyping lab. Rather than being paired up with an industry client for the semester, they are being matched with 5 different clients on a series of 2-3 week rapid xR prototyping sprints. The idea is to adapt existing rapid...

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Students Test Networking App at Sustainable Brands Conference

Jun 20, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Photo: Graeme Hodson-Walker, Chief Business Development Officer at ROMEX Canada (West) using the Mesh app at the Sunstainable Brands Conference. Last semester, a team of MDM students worked on a project with Elevator Strategy, a Vancouver-based marketing company, and Sustainable Brands...

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Students Build AR Storytelling App for Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

Apr 4, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

In the second semester of the Master of Digital Media program, MDM students work in teams on Industry Projects where they are assigned a client and problem they have to help their client solve. Throughout the term, students develop prototypes or applications from concept to deliverable...

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What It’s Like to Spend a Weekend At the Global Game Jam

Feb 15, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

The is a guest post by Vidhi Shah, MDM student and co-founder of Candor Interactive. The Global Game Jam (GGJ) celebrated its 10th year in January. Every year thousands of game developers decide to come together all over the world and share a room for 48 hours and work on a new game...

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Meet This Year’s Pat Hibbits Scholarship Winner: Charity Grace Principe

Jan 10, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This year’s winner is Charity Principe. Charity was working at TELUS before she started the program but after a rare cancer diagnosis left her with a new perspective on life, she decided to complete a bucket list item and complete the MDM program. We sat down to talk to Charity about how motherhood, a career in marketing and a theatre degree helped her in the program and where the real magic happens in the MDM (hint: it’s outside the classroom).

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Team Candor on Creating Story Through Mechanics

Nov 14, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Team Candor began as a student pitched project in the summer semester of the Master of Digital Media Program. Vidhi Shah , Rafael Hocevar , Conrad Sly and Carina Kern pitched the idea of a casual game that had narrative elements, something they believed was missing from this market...

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MDM Students Work With Finning Digital to Reduce Company's Carbon Footprint

May 16, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Students of the Master of Digital Media program have the fortunate opportunity to work on problems real industry clients are facing. The student project teams form a sort of research and development department for the clients to discover how digital media can solve a particular problem...

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