April 13th, 2015 The Ryerson Supercourse is a unique annual program that challenges students to develop their technological ideas into fully functioning prototypes. This year, 16 student teams from the Media Production, New Media, Computer Science, and Digital Media programs presented their final projects to... Read More
April 6th, 2015 This year’s TARA Awards were held on April 2 in front of a sold out crowd at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Twenty-four awards were handed out with help from guest presenters like Gillian Findlay (the fifth estate), Mark Milliere (TSN), Jocelyn Hamilton (Corus Entertainment) and Jon Pardy (Big Brother... Read More
March 15th, 2015 Brian Withers, Ryan Sykes and Shawn Haswell led a crew of RTA students in broadcasting five CIS Final 8 games to Rogers TV Local and Rogers Sports Plus. The tournament, held March 12 - 15 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, decided the country’s best Men’s CIS Basketball team.
February 23rd, 2015 Fourth year media production student Josh Maldonado is currently in San Francisco participating in the first ever virtual reality accelerator program. Maldonado has been given $100,000 in funding from U.S. venture capital firm Rothenberg Ventures to develop his virtual reality company, DISCOVR. The... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 The Global Campus Network has added another international partner - the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in Ayr. RTA professors Marion Coomey and Rick Grunberg met with UWS dean and faculty in December and secured their participation in the production of Global Campus shows in April. As... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 Professor Henry Warwick, in collaboration with Telekommunisten, presented workshops at the Transmediale Festival in Berlin that pertain to his focused work and research on Personal Portable Library (PPL) systems. Datafield2 is a network attached storage unit that builds on the theme of common... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 Professor and Associate Dean of SRC, Dr. Charles Davis is collaborating with researchers from the University of Waikato, New Zealand to map global audience responses to Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy.The project seeks to uncover how audiences are responding to the adaption of a classic children's... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 RTA Professors Ali Mazalek, Steve Daniels and David Bouchard presented their research at the Association for Computer Machinery’s 9th annual conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) last month. TEI is the premier venue for presenting innovative work that focuses on physical... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 Some lucky RTA students and staff spent Study Week lending a hand in Honduras, Central America, as part of the latest project of the RTA Humanitarian Media Project. Students taking RTA 960 Select Topics in International Media, along with their professor Lori Beckstead and Distinguished Visiting... Read More
February 23rd, 2015 RTA is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Wilf Fielding Memorial Award in Live Special Events Production is fourth year Media Production student, Sachil Patel. The award recognizes a student who has demonstrated interest and aptitude for live special events production.
February 23rd, 2015 The news of the Slaight Family Foundation’s $3-million donation to RTA for the creation of the Allan Slaight Radio Institute is a clear sign that radio remains vital at RTA. The new Institute will be a state-of-the-art broadcast and teaching facility that will strengthen Ryerson’s position as the... Read More
February 12th, 2015 Our student’s love for sport media started long time ago… congrats to RTA grads Tassos Melas, Phil Elder, Matt Osten and Jason Doyle on the success of their basketball podcast which is now on NBA TV. Their story started in RTA with a show on Spiritlive. Check out their website for more.
February 4th, 2015 Will there be books in the year 2240? What role will the library play in our lives? Those are the questions put forth in our recent Design Challenge: Envisioning the Library of the Future.
January 29th, 2015 RED ARMY - a documentary film by RTA fourth year media production student, Dmitry Saltykovsky, was theatrically released in Canada on January 30, 2015. The film is being distributed by Mongrel Media and Sony Pictures Classics in Canada.
January 27th, 2015 We're happy to announce that the first Ryerson Make Shape Change Conference - FCAD's very own professional development conference for students - has officially arrived!
The Ryerson Make Shape Change Conference (RMSC) will feature:
· Collaborative case competition featuring a $2000 prize for the... Read More
January 27th, 2015 Once again this year, Telefilm Canada has invited Ryerson University to propose one project for funding consideration by Telefilm Canada, as part of their Micro Budget Program for budgets up to $250,000.
November 17th, 2014 Congratulations to the Gen Y Perspectives practicum group who were recently featured on CTV News this weekend. The group's practicum projects connects other students around the world to discuss issues including power, politics and religion from the Gen Y point of view.
Watch the news clip from CTV... Read More
October 28th, 2014 Short film, Rez Solution, by media production students Alix Markman, Geoff Lachapelle, Ben Müller, Oliver Wickham, Cassidy Allison, and Alex Boudreau was selected for the 17th annual Barrie Film Festival.
October 28th, 2014 A series produced by RTA School of Media students and students from the Ted Rogers School of Management as part of their course work is headed for the small screen. On October 28th, episodes of The Naked Entrepreneur will begin airing on Rogers TV and, in January, on The Oprah Winfrey Network. The... Read More
October 28th, 2014 RTA fourth year media production student, Amika Cooper, scooped up multiple awards for her short animated film, Frida and Dingwall Talk About Love, at the 6th annual Toronto Youth Shorts film festival held on September 27 at the CN Tower. The festival showcases cinematic work from local emerging... Read More