Media Design School
02/17/2017 at 02:02. Facebook
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.
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02/15/2017 at 23:40. Facebook
Sky Noon, which began life as a project for a group of final year Media Design School student group 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
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02/14/2017 at 02:01. Facebook
Check out what Media Design School got up to at the IGN-Australia Select Awards earlier this month!
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02/13/2017 at 21:50. Facebook
"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."

Find out more about Bachelor of Media Design (Graphic Design) student Sherylene Chan's experience at Media...
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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: .
Media Design School (along with Media Design School at Torrens University Australia) recently sponsored the IGN Select Awards! Here's Eric Thompson, Director of Innovation, Industry and Employability; Himanshu Khanna, Programme Leader – Game Development; Siddarth Shekar, Lecturer – Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming); Pat Dunal, Lecturer – Bachelor of Creative Technologies...
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The MDS Auckland crew have arrived at the IGN Select Awards in Sydney, Australia! Media Design School at Torrens University Australia are the official sponsors of this years' awards and there are heaps of our student's games on display tonight.
Kiwi dev studio (and recent MDS graduates) Rainbite have released their debut title Slick: Ruff Justice...for FREE! Simply click on the link, download, and have fun!

Slick: Ruff Justice by Rainbite
"Say 'yes' to as many opportunities as possible. Through MDS, I was fortunate to be afforded lots of exciting opportunities, such as showcasing games at various events and developing my games commercially alongside my studies," - Tom O’Brien, one of MCV Pacific's Thirty Under 30 and MDS Game Programming graduate, on the most valuable thing he learned while studying with us.

MDS Graduates listed in MCV Pacific Thirty Under 30!
Did you hear recent Game Art graduate Claire Barilla on Jesse Mulligan's Radio New Zealand programme this afternoon? You can listen to her interview online here!

Taking On the Gaming Industry
"The possibility of having a mentor at the end of the year convinced me to go to MDS as I felt it was a good way to start out in the industry... Jacob Newton, my creative partner, and I were really astonished when Haydn Kerr, Digital Creative Director at DDB, offered us a job before even finishing our Diploma."

Read more about award-winning AdSchool student Josep Jover's journey here.

Josep Jover
Did you see this article in yesterday's New Zealand Herald? Recent MDS graduates Henry Winder of Lunar Rooster and Dan Southon of Gunsloth talk about the success of Sky Noon and GYROMAG.

Lords of the games: New Zealand's gaming success stories - Entertainment - NZ Herald News
Find out everything you need to know about applying for and studying with Media Design School at today's Mini Open Day! Visit for more details.
The AdSchool has had a glorious start to 2017 with news that two student teams from the Class of 2016 scored Silver and Bronze in the International Young Glory competition.

A Glory-ous start to 2017
Our friends over at Design Assembly NZ are kicking off their Hot New Things series with Bachelor of Media Design (Graphic Design) graduate Bailey Hancox!

Hot New Things — Bailey Hancox, MDS
MDS AdSchool graduate Tom Paine of Y&R Auckland has just been named by Big Won (which is compiled annually by UK-based advertising bible The Directory) as the most awarded Creative Director GLOBALLY in 2016!

AdSchool Graduate Ranked as the Most Awarded Creative Director in the World
Media Design School is the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to offer a qualification with a dedicated stream focusing on two of the world’s biggest emerging technologies: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

Check out this interview with Game Development Programme Leader Himanshu Khanna to find out more about what we're up to!

Media Design School launching VR programme