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Digital Media, Faculty of Arts

DMED: Digital Media

DMED 500 (3) Foundations of Digital Entertainment
Business, technological, social, and ethical issues of digital entertainment introduced and framed though historical exploration and critical analysis of economics, technical innovations, social demands, and ethical constraints involved. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 501 (3) Visual Story
The many facets of storytelling are explored, with an emphasis on development of narrative using shape, colour, line, texture, and composition, as well as text and sound. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 502 (3) Improvising Story and Character
Techniques of improvisational acting are used to develop collaborative and creative skills in building dramatic themes, narratives, and characters. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 503 (3) Foundations of Game Design
Analysis of games as rules, games as play, and games as culture. Students make both physical and electronic games as part of this course. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 510 (3) Financing and Distribution of Digital Entertainment
Methods of financing and distributing video games, mobile content, theatrical feature films, television projects, and series. Drafting and negotiating contracts and intellectual property law related to digital entertainment. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 520 (6) Projects I: Building Virtual Worlds
Student teams design and implement an artifact in a virtual environment. Management and business aspects of team-based creation are studied. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 521 (12) Projects II
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: DMED 520.
DMED 522 (12) Projects III
Pre- or Co-requisite: DMED 521. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 523 (12) Projects IV
Pre- or Co-requisite: DMED 522. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 530 (6) Internship
Full-time work experience related to digital media or entertainment technology, outside the university. Students learn effective communication, collaboration, project management, and team cooperation. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 540 (3) Special Projects in Digital Media I
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 541 (3) Special Projects in Digital Media II
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
DMED 550 (3) Directed Studies in Digital Media
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

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