Media Design School
03/24/2017 at 01:02. Facebook
Did you catch Bachelor of Media Design graduate Sherylene Chan on Radio New Zealand earlier this afternoon? Here, she talks about her success as one of New Zealand's most celebrated young designers of 2016!

Celebrating Young designers
Accidents, Blunders and Calamities is currently in contention for Film of the Year on The Rookies. Check it out and give it a !

Accidents, Blunders and Calamities - Film of the Year Project
Congratulations to recent AdSchool graduates Lauren Day and Nathaniel Ong for taking out the 2017 Axis Creative Advertising Awards for their concept 'Google Womb Hangout'!

Read more about the Awards Night here: .

AdSchool Graduate Team Wins Google Student Axis Awards
Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! Our students have been celebrating St Patrick's Day down in the Student Common Room.
One of Media Design School’s most recent short films, The Dragon’s Scale, is now publicly available to watch for the first time!

Find out more about the film here: .
Media Design School are the proud sponsors of the Animation category at the Chroma Art Awards, which are held as part of Chromacon Indie Arts Festival!

Click below to find out how to submit your artwork.

Chroma Art Awards
These 3D ships were created during the Bachelor of Art and Design Hard Surface Modelling component that is part of the Modelling One module every student must take as part of their 3D Animation and Visual Effects degree.

BoAD Lecturer David Tsui takes us through the steps to create these assets here: .
Just like little Ash Ketchum here, you gotta catch Media Design School at Armageddon Expo Christchurch this weekend! Why not stop by and try out some awesome titles from The Húskarls and Rainbite?
Former Media Design School students Jared Trail, Tom Butler, and Daniel Airey (collectively known as Rainbite) are working on their very first PS Vita title, Reverie.

Find out more about Reverie and be one of the first to play-test their game at Christchurch Armageddon 2017 THIS WEEKEND at the NZGDA stall!

Rainbite developing exciting new title for PS Vita
Scraps, a short film made by a group of third year Bachelor of Art and Design students in 2016, is in the running for the Viewer’s Choice Award for Fine Cut 2017! The winner will be selected as part of The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vote now for Scraps!
Ever wondered what goes on in a first year Bachelor of Art and Design digital modelling programme? Check out these delightful low, medium and high resolution mesh models of French Bulldogs, which were created by Angela Marici as part of the Modelling One module!

Find out more here: .
"I chalk up a good chunk of our success to our soft skills, our ability to work as a team, to communicate, to compromise, to put ourselves out there and move out of our comfort zone," - Game Art graduate Claire Barilla on what it took for her and the Itsfine team to launch the award-winning game Split.

Read more about her journey below!

Claire Barilla
Congratulations to Bachelor of Art and Design graduate Claudine Mailei on her internship with The Good, The Bad!
Our Senior Recruitment and Enrolment Manager, Vivienne Kingsbury, will be visiting Surabaya and Jakarta, Indonesia, to talk one-on-one with students interested in studying with Media Design School.

If you'd like to learn more about Asia Pacific's No.1 digital design school, you can contact Viv by emailing or via WhatsApp: +64 211924700.
Sky Noon, which began life as a project for a group of final year Media Design School students who call themselves Lunar Rooster, has been nominated for an award at this year's SXSW (South by Southwest) festival in Austin, Texas! Congratulations, guys!

Kiwi competitive FPS Sky Noon is up for a SXSW award
Check out what Media Design School got up to at the IGN-Australia Select Awards earlier this month!
"At Warner Bros. I work a lot with TV shows...I create the title scenes, VFX, editing, colour grading and 3D rendering. Media Design School gave me the skills to obtain this job. They not only showed me the technical skills to use the necessary programmes, they also taught me design thinking [and] how to handle big projects..."

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Adam Shrosbee
The Lead Animator on Pete's Dragon, Mark Smith, is a graduate of Media Design School! Here, he gives Made in Hollywood:Teen Edition a behind the scenes look at this Disney film.

Pete's Dragon: Lead Animator - Mark Smith

Kylie Erica Mar interviewsLead Animator Mark Smith from Pete's Dragon.

"The live briefs that I received at MDS helped ensure that I am now able to fulfil the needs of my role (at Colenso BBDO). I got to work on two actual live briefs during my time at MDS and the experiences dealing with real clients greatly helped bolster my ability to work speedily."

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Do you recognise any of these consoles? Here are just a few of the consoles on display in the brand new MDS Games Lounge! Check them out at our Mini Open Day tomorrow: .