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Game Development students celebrate first commercial release

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 2:21 pm | Media Design School

Split, a game created through the Media Design School Studios accelerator programme, has been officially commercially released on Steam, one of the world’s biggest game digital distribution platforms. More >>

Escargore: A snail horror comedy

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 11:44 am | Media Design School

Directed by Media Design School lecturer Oliver Hilbert, Escargore tells the tale of Claude and his friends, who find themselves out of their element and in a whole lot of trouble when they choose the wrong lettuce for lunch. Now they must inch their ... More >>

Power Up Weekend Workshop Series

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:25 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School have launched a series of weekend workshops that are designed to address the increasing demand for short courses in coding, game development, user experience, social media community management and digital design in New Zealand. More >>

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:09 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School has been ranked the fourth best school in the world to study VFX/Animation and Game Art at for 2015 by the Autodesk Sponsored CG Student Awards, with Media Design School students taking out two of the three internships in the ... More >>

Media Design School dominates Oceania shortlist

Friday, 5 June 2015, 12:48 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School’s students have proven once again why the school is regarded as New Zealand's most awarded tertiary institution for creative and digital technology qualifications by being shortlisted across a variety of categories at the internationally ... More >>

Media Design School beats high score at Global Game Jam 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 1:37 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School managed to beat its own high score by attracting 102 registered participants to take part in this year's Global Game Jam; the largest number of game jammers ever registered at one site in New Zealand. More >>

Global Game Jam is happening this weekend

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:16 pm | Media Design School

Global Game Jam is happening this weekend - and there's a Sony PlayStation 4 up for grabs! More >>

Media Design School hosts successful Girls in Games workshop

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:09 pm | Media Design School

Monday December 1st saw Media Design School host 45 secondary school girls, who traveled to Media Design School's central Auckland campus from as far north as Whangarei and as far south as Wellington Girl’s High School in Wellington, for the second annual ... More >>

Crash Course finishes second in Car Shorts Grand Prix

Friday, 14 November 2014, 5:25 pm | Media Design School

Crash Course, the futuristic short film created by Simon Heath and seven students from Media Design School’s Bachelor of Art and Design, has finished the Car Shorts Grand Prix race with a stellar second place result. More >>

Media Design School wins Jury Special Award at SIGGRAPH Asia

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:58 am | Media Design School

Media Design School is celebrating their most prestigious film accolade yet as their latest short film, Over The Moon, has just been announced as the recipient of the Jury Special Award at SIGGRAPH Asia 2014. More >>

Media Design School to host Girls in Games

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 1:10 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School is set to open its doors to female secondary school students once again as it hosts the second annual Girls in Games. Girls in Games, which is open to girls aged 14-18 in the Auckland region, is an immersive workshop that covers ... More >>

Global Game Jam 2015 Auckland Venue Announced

Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:46 pm | Media Design School

The world’s largest game jam is coming back to New Zealand in 2015 and Media Design School are thrilled to announce that they will be hosting New Zealand’s Auckland meet up. More >>

Crash Course gearing up to win Car Shorts Grand Prix

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:19 am | Media Design School

The race is on as Crash Course, a futuristic driving film created and produced by Media Design School, competes for the title in Car Shorts, which is an online film festival run by Direct Line Versicherung AG and Interfilm Berlin. More >>

Creative industry employers most value technical skills

Monday, 6 October 2014, 1:54 pm | Media Design School

New Zealanders are world-renown for their resourcefulness and ingenuity and, according to a recently released Colmar Brunton employer claims survey, these are exactly the kinds of traits that Kiwi creative industry employers are looking for in prospective ... More >>

Media Design School receives significant software donation

Monday, 11 August 2014, 4:46 pm | Media Design School

A partnership between Auckland’s Media Design School and FXGear, a South Korean software development company that specialises in creating software for the Visual Effects (VFX) and 3D Animation industry, will enable Media Design School students ... More >>

Media Design School to unleash Connie Radar

Friday, 20 June 2014, 12:04 pm | Media Design School

AUCKLAND, 17 June 2014 - Media Design School is Over The Moon with the success of its latest short film, which has been selected for the prestigious Comic-Con International Film Festival in San Diego July 24-27. More >>

Media Design School partners with PlayStation® in a NZ first

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:38 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the only tertiary institute in New Zealand where students can develop for PlayStation platforms. More >>

Kiwi kids bring Anzac history to life In Minecraft

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 4:36 pm | Media Design School

Auckland War Memorial Museum has teamed up with Media Design School and their ‘Pick & Shovel’ community to recreate ANZAC history in Minecraft®. More >>

Masterclass with Valve/Weta Concept Artist

Monday, 10 March 2014, 3:06 pm | Media Design School

Laura Dubuk has designed, modelled and textured environments for Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead and Portal 2 at Valve. Now she’s taking a break from her new role at Weta to host a weekend masterclass at Media Design School March 22 and 23. More >>

Production hot spot gains new talent pool

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 4:45 pm | Media Design School

Globally recognised as the epicenter of big budget film productions and home to leading AAA games studios, California will have a new talent pool to tap with the launch of Media Design School of Digital Arts at NSAD (NewSchool of Architecture and Design) ... More >>



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