Canada and specifically, Vancouver, British Columbia, has become the epicentre of video game and digital media development. With a video game juggernaut, Electronics Arts, calling Vancouver home and a large production queue of Science Fiction television and movie projects (Stargate and Battlestar Galactica Anyone?), this is the place to be if you want to be in the thick of things. Unfortunately, the demand for people skilled in this area of expertise has grown exponentially, making it difficult to attract and retain the right talent. To plug the brain drain, the Canadian government partnered with the gaming industry to create Canada's first Master's Degree in Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC).
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Becoming a Master of the Digital Media Universe
Posted on Friday, Feb 29 2008 @ 05:36 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck