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May 9, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

MDM students showed off their work last Thursday evening to a sold out Industry Showcase. Over 200 guests came out to network and see what MDM students have been working on since September. Centre for Digital Media’s Annual Industry Showcase is a chance for industry guests to meet this...

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Apr 18, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This summer the MDM Program will launch an xR Prototyping lab. The initiative, led by Dr Patrick Pennefather is intended to support projects and partnerships with developers categorizing themselves within the xR umbrella. "We are well-positioned to support the development of xR...

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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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Mar 21, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Centre for Digital Media alumna Michelle Fan is doing her Doctoral studies at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Art and Technology (SIAT) . While a significant accomplishment in and of itself, the story of how she got here is just as remarkable. Many people will tell you...

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Feb 28, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Wenyi Gong initially planned to apply to the Master of Digital Media program but when she missed the application deadline she found out about IDEA-X, a one-month intensive digital media program for international undergraduate students. After IDEA-X Wenyi joined UBC's Educational...

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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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Jan 24, 2018 By Anonymous

This is a guest post from Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh . The beauty of digital media is that it attracts every type of person. From the toddler who started swiping a magazine because she thought it was an iPad to a starving painter who found work as a 2D artist for...

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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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Dec 13, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This past year was an exciting time at Centre for Digital Media. September marked the 10th anniversary of the Master of Digital Media program and we celebrated with a homecoming party for over 400 alumni, faculty and industry partners. In addition, Centre for Digital Media’s Great...

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Nov 29, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This is a guest post from faculty member Dr. Patrick Pennefather. Note: This article is based on the author’s inadvertent and pervasive adventures within the international VR/AR/MR landscape over the past year and a half, presenting at and experiencing China Joy , chairing eight...

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