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Designing a new future

Media Design School continues its swift transition from diploma qualifications to bachelor degrees with its fourth new degree within a 12-month period – the Bachelor of Media Design.

MDS Gains International Attention

MDS Gains International Attention

The academic success of Media Design School (MDS) faculty members is gaining international attention.

NZ films compete in global festival

NZ films compete in global festival

Two Media Design School (MDS) student short films – Dr Grordborts Presents: The Deadliest Game and Das Tub – will represent New Zealand on the YouTube Your Film Festival channel. MDS is calling on Kiwis to boost the films into the final ten. 

New Zealand Gets Serious About Games

Media Design School will fuel the growth in game development with the introduction of New Zealand’s first game development degrees.

Mastering the Arts

Mastering the Arts

Strong industry collaborations are part of Media Design School’s unique tertiary offering and the school continues to set itself apart with the launch of a new Master Class series and several high profile visiting speakers.

Four MDS short films take on Bondi

Acceptance of one short film to screen at the Flickerfest Short Film Festival in Australia is reason to celebrate, but having four short films selected was an unexpected Christmas gift for a number of talented 3D Animation students and the director of the films, James Cunningham, at Auckland’s Media Design School.

MDS Graduates Receive Inaugural DDB Scholarship Award

The AdSchool at Media Design School celebrated its end-of-year AdShow on16 November with the announcement of the first-ever recipients of the DDB Scholarship Award from advertising group DDB. 

MDS to offer Visual Effects and 3D Animation Degree

With the announcement of a new degree qualification in visual effects and 3D animation, the New Zealand screen industry can now look towards Media Design School for a constant source of highly skilled creative graduates.

Media Design School wins at Mississippi International Film Festival

Media Design School has notched up another win for CGI-live action short film First Contact, taking the trophy for Best Sci-Fi or Horror at the Mississippi International Film Festival in Jackson, Mississippi.

MDS Short Films Score at LA Movie Awards

Three Media Design School (MDS) short films have notched up a remarkable tally of ten awards between them at the recent LA Movie Awards, a US-based online independent film festival.

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