September 29th, 2017 Each year the RTA Wall of Fame honours members of the RTA Alumni community who have made substantial contributions to the Canadian and global media landscape. Please join us in welcoming and celebrating our inductees for 2017:
June 16th, 2017 Second year RTA students Hunter Gutman and Michael Italiano won the opportunity to work alongside industry leaders from the CBC and White Pine Pictures as part of CBC's "We Are The Change" contest. Their video entry was created in Ramona Pringle’s Interactive Storytelling class, where they worked... Read More
May 5th, 2017 MEDIA PRODUCTION
Josh Howe (4th Year) won the Student Learning Centre SEAL Team Student Engagement and Leadership Award in March. This award recognizes students who have showcased high levels of student engagement and leadership across Ryerson University.
James Vong (4th Year) won the Pride Award... Read More
May 4th, 2017 Joe Recupero has been invited to present his documentary on concussions in hockey, A Dark Room, at the Fraser Health Brain Injury Film Festival 2017 in the Vancouver area this month. He will also be presenting a workshop at the Sport and Society conference in London, England in July. The workshop... Read More
May 3rd, 2017 Joseph DeBenedictis (RTA ‘10) won an Emmy Award with his crew from Pegula Sports and Entertainment in the Sports Interview/Discussion category on May 6th. They were also nominated for two other Emmy Awards. Click here to see DeBenedictis' vlog of his experience.
May 2nd, 2017 What are the best solutions to engaging audiences in user-generated campaigns? This was the challenge that lay before Ramona Pringle and the Interactive Storytelling class this past winter semester. CBC and White Pine Pictures had approached Ryerson University to ask for help in creating a digital... Read More
May 2nd, 2017 GCN produced 7 shows throughout the winter term:
March 8th = Sound City, in collaboration with London Southbank University, explored the many ways millennials access music and how they use social media, technology and apps to make ‘local’ music universally accessible.
April 30th, 2017 A group of students joined RTA faculty and staff at the annual NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) showcase, the world’s largest collection of vendors driving the future of media and entertainment, in Las Vegas from April 22-27th.
Students got a first look at new, emerging technologies and... Read More
April 29th, 2017 With the theme Mapping Media Activism, this series covered local, national and global media issues and practices:
On February 7, a panel of Somali Canadian activists and artists - Hibaq Gelle, Hawa Y.Mire and Abdi Osman discussed media and identity at the intersection of being Muslim, Black and... Read More
April 18th, 2017 The 39th Annual TARA Awards took place on Thursday, April 13th at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. To help honour, celebrate and recognize the varied and plentiful achievements of students from all years and all programs of the RTA School of Media, over 30 awards were presented by notable industry... Read More
March 31st, 2017 A group of RTA Media Production students have been making headlines with their fourth year practicum project, Shades of our Sisters: an Indigenous-student collaboration which aims to honour the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Most recently, the project has been added to the National... Read More
March 21st, 2017 Last weekend, RTA’s ‘Rams Live’ initiative was the exclusive producer of the 2017 U SPORTS Women's Volleyball National Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The broadcast crew, comprised of students from all programs and all years of RTA, covered all 11 games of the tournament on Rogers TV... Read More
March 15th, 2017 During reading week, Lori Beckstead took seven students in RTA 986 International Development to Kenya to assist on a media-for-development initiative as part of the RTA Humanitarian Media Project in partnership with AMREF (African Medical Research and Education Foundation).
March 14th, 2017 RTA was delighted to be invited to produce the OUA Queen’s Cup - the provincial championship game for Men's Hockey between York University and Queens University - hosted at Canlan Ice Sports on March 11, 2017. It was available streaming live on OUA.tv, but in case you missed it, you can tune into... Read More
March 7th, 2017 2nd-year Sport Media student Jamie Hills will be covering the Arcelormittal Dofasco 2017 U SPORTS Women's Basketball Final 8 Championship with Sportsnet this weekend (March 9-12) in Victoria, BC.
U SPORTS, the national brand of university sports in Canada, broke the news over Twitter in late... Read More
February 17th, 2017 A crew from CTV's The Social recently came by to talk to Ashley about increasing diversity and representation of those working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The segment aired as part of the episode from Thursday, February 16, 2017. Please have a look:
January 26th, 2017 Dana Lee, an Associate Professor here in the RTA School of Media, has been awarded the 2017 Ryerson University President’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Regarded as one of the most prestigious awards at Ryerson, this award recognizes outstanding educators who demonstrate continuing teaching... Read More
January 10th, 2017 Bailey Parnell (RTA ‘15) was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the future leaders category by Women’s Executive Network in November. Parnell is the CEO and founder of SkillsCamp, a school that helps people and businesses develop their soft skills for professional success.
January 10th, 2017 MEDIA PRODUCTION:
Mikael Melo (3rd Year) brought 22 FCAD students together to create Patience - The Story of a Broken Heart; a short visual story performed to a cover of Shawn Mendes’ “Patience” that explores the trials and tribulations of what it means to fall head over heels for someone in a... Read More
December 8th, 2016 Last term, the RAMS Live team, with the help of many dedicated volunteers (70% of which were first year RTA Sport Media students), broadcast over 75 soccer, hockey, volleyball, and basketball games last term. In the coming months they look forward to covering many more varsity games, in addition to... Read More