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Creativity & the Power of Attention in 2014

Jan 8, 2014 By Richard Smith

MDM students started their second semester on Monday with a kickoff to Projects 2. Building on the project planning and management skills they learned in Projects 1, students will spend this semester working on real-world projects with external clients. By the end of April, the student...

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MDM Student Launches iOS App as Part of Venture Internship

Nov 25, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

MDM student Chris Lee launched his iOS app, Sprout Up! , last week making it in the Top 25 in the Apple Store's Canadian Paid Apps section. Co-developed by MDM faculty Dr. Kimberly Voll and UBC Computer Science student Byron Henze , Sprout Up! is a game about Daisy, a hungry plant...

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MDM Students Win Online Publishing Award

Nov 15, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

MDM student team Timber took home Gold for Best Use of Video/Multimedia in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) Wednesday night, beating out the Toronto Star , The Canadian Press , La Presse and Winnipeg Press. The COPA Awards recognize Canada’s best editorial and design work...

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Student Profile: Going Back to Grad School After 30

Oct 21, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Going back to grad school is a big decision for anyone to make, but it’s especially difficult after 30, once you’ve been out of school and have been in the workforce for a number of years. Deciding to leave an established career, uprooting your life (and maybe even your family’s life)...

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Why Improv In a Digital Media Program?

Oct 10, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

When Master of Digital Media students first start the program in September, one of the first classes they are introduced to is Interdisciplinary Improvisation. Students who are new to the program are often confused by the course and don’t see how it fits in with the rest of the MDM...

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What’s the Difference Between Art and Design?

Oct 1, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

The difference between art and design has long been a running debate. The Master of Digital Media program draws on both artistic skills and design skills but how can we define the two? What does it mean to call oneself an Artist versus a Designer? Here are some MDM students’ thoughts...

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Four Students Awarded Over $75,000 in Master of Digital Media Scholarships

Sep 24, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Four of this year’s MDM students—Haig Armen, Kishore Venkateshan, Nahum Silva and Vincy Wing Sze Kwong—were awarded a total of over $75,000 in Master of Digital Media Scholarships. Here’s what the 4 scholarship winners had to say about why they chose the MDM program, what role their...

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MDM Program Welcomes the 8th Cohort

Sep 12, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Thirty-nine students from all around the world have come to take part in the year-long Master of Digital Media program. The MDM degree is conferred by BC’s top universities: UBC, SFU, Emily Carr and BCIT. This year's cohort is truly international with students from 11 countries...

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