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Mar 21, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

The CBC hosted their annual hackathon at the beginning of February, which was focused around the theme of content personalization, with an aim at improving relationships with their audiences. Back in December, three teams from MDM Cohort 13 submitted their proposals and two were selected to participate in the hackathon.

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Mar 6, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Last Tuesday, Centre for Digital Media held its first annual Alumni Startup Demo Day & Mixer, where alumni startup companies from the MDM program, along with startups from CDM’s partner schools - UBC, SFU and BCIT - presented their companies, met with investors and networked with entrepreneurs.

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Feb 27, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Many students who enroll in the Master of Digital Media program have interesting backgrounds that ultimately shape their career paths after the program. Take Quinn Brander, for example, a CDM alumni that came to the program in 2016 with an undergraduate degree in audio engineering.

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Feb 13, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

A team of MDM students are working to create an ancient VR city this semester. Working with UBC’s department of Archeology and KAMBE, the team has been tasked with creating a completely new type of archeological experience. By combining existing remote sensing technologies and geophysics with immersive technologies, the team wants to give users a sense of what it was like to live in Late Bronze Age Cyprus.

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Jan 31, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Agile, design sprints and rapid prototyping are terms that we hear everywhere but how do companies leverage these methods to innovate fast and work better in teams? MDM grads Marina Bertoldi and Julie Puech (the duo from The Impossible Studio ) are helping businesses with questions...

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Jan 10, 2019 By Richard Smith

A while back I wrote a blog post titled What is Digital Media? Judging by the traffic to the article, a lot of people have the same question. I recently re-read that post and decided I wouldn’t change a thing. I do think that it could do with some addition, however.

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Dec 12, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

2018 was a fun time at the Centre for Digital Media. MDM students worked on many interesting industry projects, we processed a record number of MDM applications, held an unprecedented number of IDEA-X’s (10!), hosted some fantastic events on campus (including a student panel discussion with BC Green Party's Andrew Weaver, and VIFF Immersed, an immersive experience to re-imagine storytelling through xR), and we welcomed our newest full-time faculty member, Laura Ballay, to our impressive team of faculty. As 2018 draws to a close, we wanted to highlight the most popular stories of 2018.

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Dec 6, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

A team of MDM students won the student award at the Vancouver User Experience Awards last Thursday. Team Accenture, which includes Alyzah Kaharin , Charity Principe , Rex Shi , Joseph Coombes , Mengxuan (Amy) Li and So Jeong Bae , won for an augmented reality training app they built...

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Dec 5, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Graduating from the Master of Digital Media program can lead to many pathways in the digital media industry. The program gives students a ton of career options and the path each graduate takes is always interesting. Meet Christine Clark. Coming from UBC’s Theatre Program, she took the...

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Nov 22, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Cell phones at concerts and other live events are unavoidable, everyone uses them. Is there a way to leverage concert-goers’ cell phones to help enhance the event and give them access to more engaging experiences? This is what two MDM students, Marina Bertoldi and Julie Puech, are...

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