Alana Thorburn-Watt is a new media artist from Calgary, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts, with distinction, from the Alberta College of Art + Design with a major in Media Arts + Digital Technologies. During her studies at ACAD she co-founded a media production company, Umbrella Pro, which creates media arts that incorporate video, photography, motion graphics and music for industry, education, charities, and the local arts community.
Since graduation she has worked for Global TV Calgary as a computer graphics artist in news operations.
Her ambition in the MDM program is to hone her technical, collaborative and visual communications skills to create awareness-raising projects as well as to expand her network. She would love to work with a solid team of individuals who could tackle any interactive, multi-media challenge in a fun and engaging way.