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Welcoming the New Year


Team Highlights

Mum's The Word Joins DOC Institute

The DOC Institute's Breakthrough Program is a highly competitive program designed to prepare documentary producers to successfully pitch at Hot Docs. Mum's the Word was one of eight projects chosen to undergo rigorous training, while gaining one-on-one mentorship by some of the industry's top producers, broadcasters, and founders. 

The GIST Featured in Toronto Star

The GIST has been featured in the Toronto Star as a company innovating in the world of sports news. The article highlights the impact and necessity of their rapidly-growing social media presence. The Gist is creating a strong community centred around sports, for women, by women. Read the full story here

Contraverse Displays VR at Catalyst

Contraverse provided a VR demo at the CoLab in the new Catalyst research centre at Ryerson University. Researchers at the Catalyst were given a chance to try out the latest innovations in VR, and discuss current trends with our team.

Past Events

The Transmedia Zone celebrated the end of the term with our Digital Showcase. Our teams showcased their progress, receiving awards for their achievements, effort, and influence in our community. It was an exciting celebration commending the hard work of our teams throughout the semester. Congratulations to all!


Transmedia Zone Director, Ramona Pringle, poses with award recipients.
Initiative Award
Creative Innovator Award
Audience Experience
Entrepreneurship Award
Storyteller Award
Community Award
Intern of Excellence
Intern of Excellence
Intern of Excellence
Intern of the Semester
Associate of Excellence
Associate of Excellence
Associate of the Semester
Associate of the Semester
Associate of the Semester
Associate of the Semester
Inappropriate Questions
Science Everywhere
Eunice Yeung
Mariana De Queiroz
Zainoun Alkhouri
Samuel Gibson-Gamache
Alifiyah Hussain
Nathan Day
Samantha Fernandez
Amelia Tan
Hailey Krychman
Andres Arteaga

Highlights from
Rough Draft


“Too often, people are looking to get ‘The Shot.’ Once they get it, they move on. While making a great image matters to me, it matters significantly less than the community recognizing themselves in it.” – Jalani Morgan


1_q4CLbmC3b6kX4XqKRPN4mg.jpgHow our understanding of Community shapes the creative process. Get the full story here.

Upcoming Events


Jan 17th: New Members Orientation
Feb 6th: All-Star Showcase


Industry Trends & News


Digitally Transforming 2019

"While it may be hard to see the inroads some of these technologies are making right now, their potential to change how we work, socialize, and interact is tremendous—and their implications will continue to land far beyond the year ahead." Read more about these technologies here. 

Social Media Trends 2019

"What is going to influence social media users? What does this mean for brand marketing? And what do we need to be aware of to stay current and relevant in 2019?" Find out more about the predicted trends here.



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