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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

October 28th, 2014 Congratulations to the five teams that participated in this year’s RTA Creative Media Challenge. Once again, RTA students have shown their creative and production prowess. The teams ventured out into the cold in January to create five pieces that all have a great story, and high quality production... Read More

October 28th, 2014 RTA media production grad, Cassey Boland, this year had the opportunity to turn her interest in international relations and broadcasting in to an internship at the United Nations in New York City. As part of her fourth-year Global City practicum project, she volunteered at the global change event... Read More

October 24th, 2014 This year, a class of 30 students who participated in RTA in LA ended their course with a special invitation to RTA alumnus, Alan Hamel and his wife, Suzanne Somers’ home in Palm Springs. After a two week intensive bootcamp providing exclusive insight into the American market, our students... Read More

October 24th, 2014 Bernie Lucht, longtime CBC Radio Producer of Ideas and The CBC Massey Lectures, has been appointed as Distinguished Visiting Professor, and Shelagh O’Brien, multi-camera music and entertainment director, has been appointed as Visiting Director in Residence with the RTA School of Media. Their... Read More

October 23rd, 2014 The RTA School of Media today celebrates the launch of its Sport Media program at the Mattamy Athletic Centre; the iconic former Maple Leaf Gardens. The VIP event is being attended by industry professionals, sport media students and Ryerson faculty and staff. Leading the event are the RTA School of... Read More

October 6th, 2014 Our very own Shawn Haswell, Manager, Production & Facilities and Brian Withers, Production Technician, recently spoke to the Toronto Star about the new ways that sport associations and broadcasters will be capturing the game. Their comment on how the audience watches the game and the need to... Read More

October 3rd, 2014 Are you feeling overwhelmed just looking at the list of installations for this weekend’s Nuit Blanche? We suggest you start at the TIFF Bell Lightbox to see a wonderful installation with a New Media connection.

October 2nd, 2014 On September 30, we held our first Fireside Chat of the academic year, where many students had the opportunity to ask the Chair of the RTA School of Media, Charles Falzon, questions regarding the school, industry or share any concerns. Charles started the evening by reminding students of some of... Read More

August 12th, 2014 The RTA School of Media, together with the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), will host music technology event, IMSTA FESTA, on Saturday, September 6 from 11:00am – 6:00pm. The event will showcase the... Read More

August 1st, 2014   The RTA Alumni Association is pleased to announce this year’s RTA Wall of Fame inductees. Following hundreds of nominations, the Committee was faced with the difficult task of selecting our 5 honourees. Come celebrate and join your RTA “family” on Alumni Weekend as we honour the following... Read More

May 29th, 2014 RTA’s annual showcase of the school’s best projects returns this Tuesday, June 3rd. The event will be held in the new Transmedia Zone, a hub of innovation and a perfect fit for the creative projects that emerged this year. RTA invites industry and alumni to come enjoy breakfast, get to know our... Read More

April 9th, 2014 On March 7th and 8th, students from across the university gathered in the Transmedia Zone and RTA studios to collaborate and prototype towards a focused goal. The Story Hackathon combined the act of hacking- taking apart and putting back together in new and innovative ways-with the world of books.... Read More

April 9th, 2014 The Transmedia Zone supports new ideas and practical prototyping on the future of content.  With a focus on emerging platforms and true innovation, the Zone incubates projects from students or industry members through mentorship, equipment, and co-working facilities. We prioritize collaborative... Read More

March 19th, 2014 On March 19th, Sportsnet announced a $750,000 gift to the RTA Sport Media program, which will enable the school to realize its goal of building a state-of-the art media production centre in the Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens). The Sportsnet RTA Production Centre will house... Read More

March 18th, 2014 For almost four years, RTA Professor David Bouchard has developed computer programs that engage data for creative purposes. On March 31st, join him as he presents this exciting body of work. All members of the Ryerson community are welcome. Data, Art, Technology & Aesthetics: an RTA Research... Read More

February 11th, 2014 Want to work in radio after you graduate? On Feb 26th, come learn about the future of radio from alumni shaping the field! Moderated by Lori Beckstead, the panel will discuss new audiences for programming, new platforms in the industry and new opportunities for the 21st century. The panel will... Read More

January 8th, 2014 Breaking Gender Molds with Laurie Petrou Join Dr. Laurie Petrou on January 20th as she discusses her recent work: Breaking Gender Molds. Her talk will focus on creative projects that seek to open up gender constrictions for language, toys and kids at play. Lunch will be provided. DATE: January 20th... Read More