Experts Weigh In: What Web Trends are Emerging in Higher Education?

March 30, 2016 by

In higher education, the web is the primary means of communication for our organizations and the first point of contact with prospective students, current students, alumni and faculty.

Source: Experts Weigh In: What Web Trends are Emerging in Higher Education?

FITC 2016

March 4, 2016 by

Great event and a time to catch up with IMM alumni!

FITC Toronto 2016 // The Technology & Creativity Conference
April 17-19, 2016 • 1200 attendees • 15th year


Use Priming To Improve UX

February 23, 2016 by

Priming is “an implicit memory effect in which exposure to one stimulus influences the response to another stimulus.” More here.


Connecting Your Tools with the User Experience

February 13, 2016 by

The relentless drive I had the previous two years had dwindled, and I didn’t complete my new projects consistently. I learned my lesson the hard way: Never love the tool more than what it can build.


Connecting Your Tools with the User Experience

Sheridan Interactive Media Grad Wins Emmy for Sleepy Hollow VR Experience!

September 11, 2015 by


Matthew Fabb (IMM 2001) was part of the team that made I lost my Head in Sleepy Hollow.  Sleepy Hollow was the first virtual reality project to win an Emmy.  Here is the reel:

The juried award winners are announced on the Emmy site:

User Experience And Visual Design

Sleepy Hollow Virtual Reality Experience • FOX • A FOX Broadcasting Company production in association with Secret Location
Robin Benty, Executive Producer
Secret Location
Noam Dromi, Producer
Jay Williams, Executive Producer
FOX Broadcasting Company

The Technical Director of Secret Location, Ryan Andal, is also an IMM grad from 2003 and has been pushing the boundaries of interactive storytelling for years.  Congratulations to the team!

The one year post grad Sheridan Interactive Media program teaches the skills to work with advanced interfaces such as the Oculus Rift and the design and programming skills to make these types of projects possible.

Web Design: Learning from Failure for Future Success

July 6, 2015 by

Web Design: Learning from Failure for Future Success.

Sketch, Iterate, Repeat: Prototyping Your Website Design

July 6, 2015 by

Sketch, Iterate, Repeat: Prototyping Your Website Design.

ThreeJS and Leap Motion Prototype – Inside the Torus

April 6, 2015 by


March 24, 2015 by

Andrew Smyk will be presenting “Digital Kids on Branding, Privacy and Technology Bias” at this year’s FITC Toronto in April.

Learn why the next generation of tech savvy kids will change how we design and deliver content and digital experiences. This cohort will break down the traditional ideas of branding, marketing and personal privacy and continue in their dependence on online information and social media.

Andrew Smyk is the Program Coordinator of Interactive Media in the Sheridan Interactive Media one year post grad, Oakville, Canada where students learn to build mobile and Web environments in which users can create, communicate and play.

Interview: Andrew Smyk by Workspiration

March 12, 2015 by

Our Program Coordinator, Andrew Smyk, was interviewed by Workspiration this month.


Music is essential for me to do work. I can’t stand working in silence. I’d love to have enough room in the office for my stereo and speakers to play all my vinyl albums and 45s.

Read the full interview here.

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