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

March 30, 2016

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?

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FITC 2016

March 4, 2016

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
http://fitc.ca/toronto

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Use Priming To Improve UX

February 23, 2016

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

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Connecting Your Tools with the User Experience

February 13, 2016

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.

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Connecting Your Tools with the User Experience

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

September 11, 2015

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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: https://vimeo.com/113121166

The juried award winners are announced on the Emmy site: http://www.emmys.com/news/awards-news/juried-award-winners-announced-67th-emmy-awards

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. http://imm.sheridanc.on.ca
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Web Design: Learning from Failure for Future Success

July 6, 2015

Web Design: Learning from Failure for Future Success.

ThreeJS and Leap Motion Prototype – Inside the Torus

April 6, 2015

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March 24, 2015

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

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

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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.

CreateInTO Presents Dan Zen on ZIMjs Interactive Media Modules

February 27, 2015
CreateInTO Presents Dan Zen on ZIMjs

CreateInTO Presents Dan Zen on ZIMjs

Inventor, Dan Zen, will give an introduction talk about the ZIMjs library of interactive media modules at the upcoming CreateInTO event, 7PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Handlebar in Kensington Market, 159 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Inventor, Dan Zen, introduces ZIMjs – a free library of interactive media modules. CreateJS gives us the nesting power of Flash. ZIMjs extends CreateJS to give us new hit tests, parallax, damping, components, swipes, grids, guides, responsive layouts for mobile and more making front end coding easier. Bring a colleague out to CreateInTO to learn about the new jQuery of the Canvas – ZIMjs.

 

CreateInTO is a user group of creative developers, designers, hackers, makers and more.  Everyone is welcome to the Wednesday meetup:  http://www.meetup.com/CreateInTO/events/220783293/ There will be two tickets to the FITC Conference given away to winning attendants, courtesy of FITC, a founding supporter of CITO.

Dan Zen is a professor 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.


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