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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 >>

Games deliver new insights into Autism

Monday, 16 September 2013, 3:05 pm | Media Design School

A free iPad game is giving the medical fraternity something to think about as it delivers fresh observations about children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Nurfland is the first in a series of games being developed by Project Autismus, a not-for-profit ... More >>

Media Design School Names Darryn Melrose CEO

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 5:31 pm | Media Design School

Former CEO of M&C Saatchi in Auckland and founder of the Digital Leadership Group named to global leader in digital media arts education; former CEO Frances Valintine transitioning to chair Media Design School Strategic Advisory Board More >>

NY hearts 'Shelved'

Friday, 14 June 2013, 4:04 pm | Media Design School

Media Design School’s short film Shelved has continued its winning streak with another major award – Best Animated Short Film at the New York International Short Film Festival. More >>

Our Graduates Really Are The Best In The World

Monday, 11 February 2013, 8:32 am | Media Design School

Our Graduates Really Are The Best In The World AUCKLAND, 11 FEBRUARY 2013 - On the very day that they graduated from AdSchool, Anna Paine and Owen Bryson's topical ad for Mammoth Insulation was chosen as one of the best interactive ads in the world ... More >>

Media Design School short selected for SXSW

Friday, 8 February 2013, 11:49 am | Media Design School

AUCKLAND, 7 FEBRUARY 2013 - Media Design School is celebrating the success of its short film Shelved , which has been selected to premiere at one of the biggest festivals in the world - South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. More >>



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