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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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Entrepreneurship and the Master of Digital Media Program

Feb 6, 2017 By Chris Sroka

By Dennis Chenard. Should you get your Masters degree or pursue your start-up idea? Why not do both at the same time! For aspiring entrepreneurs and those who like a start-up culture that R&D/industry projects foster, the CDM has opportunities for students who want to form...

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Student Pitch Project Walkies get Accepted to HAX Hardware Accelerator

Jan 23, 2017 By Chris Sroka

With an idea that started in their first term at the CDM (Fall 2015), Walkies Lab Inc develops a smart wearable toy for toddlers that is fun to play and enhances their motor and intellectual development. In the Spring of 2016, the group pitched Walkies as a project they wanted to...

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The Pat Hibbitts Scholarship Award Winner: Andrea Del Rio

Jan 10, 2017 By Chris Sroka

The Pat Hibbitts Scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming female student into the Master of Digital Media program who is choosing to undergo a career change from a non digital media-related field into digital media. The scholarship is in honour of the late Pat Hibbitts, Simon...

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Alumni Testimonial: What Led Me to the MDM Program

Nov 21, 2016 By Chris Sroka

My name is Chris Sroka and I am a student/alumni from the 10th Cohort of the Master of Digital Media program at the Centre for Digital Media. I am a digital media producer, video editor and content creator focusing in Marketing. I’d like to share my experience before I came to the...

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Transitioning from Pitch Project to Start-Up with Quupe: the Shared Economy Platform

Nov 8, 2016 By Chris Sroka

In the third semester of the MDM program, students can decide to pitch an idea for their own project they would like to work on and spend 13 weeks bringing that idea to fruition. For many these students, it’s the first time they get the experience of working on their own to determine...

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