Call for Entries: DC3

Call for Entries: DC3

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Call for entries! Come and submit your work now! DIGITAL CREATIVE CONTENT CREATION COMPETITION 2017 (DC3) Open to Public, Schools and IPTs Categories: Photography, Image manipulation, Video, New Media Deadline: 31 October 2017. Up to RM100,000 cash + prizes to be won! https://dc3awards.com/
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FCM graduating student Tan Yong Lin solo exhibition

FCM graduating student Tan Yong Lin solo exhibition

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Congratulations to Yong Lin won the Nando's Art Initiative competition in 2015, securing his first solo exhibition even before graduation. Yong Lin also won the title of 'Youth Photographer of the Year" at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. Thank you for inspiring all of us, and good luck for your exhibition! http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2015/04/24/youth-photographer-penang-boy/#P5kTm7r4mALP4v41.99
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Bringing historical sites to life

Bringing historical sites to life

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IMAGINE diving into the deep Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean, being a trader living in the 16th century during the Melaka Sultanate or an astronaut exploring the red planet. Through head-mounted virtual reality (VR) devices such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR or Samsung Gear VR, this technology provides an immersive and interactive opportunity for those who wish to explore it. Your eyes are not the only sensory organ involved in the VR experience. In fact, it takes your whole body into the vivid representation of the VR which is called the virtual environment. Your brain is stimulated by the virtual environment that invokes your body’s sensory organs, making the experience as real as possible. Although VR was initially viewed as a game-changer for gaming industries, Multimedia University…
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MITA2017

MITA2017

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MITA2017 is organized by one of the most reputable research societies in South Korea, Korea Multimedia Society (http://www.kmms.or.kr/), leading Korean universities and Multimedia University, Malaysia. It provides an international forum for the presentation and showcase of recent advances on various aspects of multimedia information and applications. It is the next event in a series of highly successful international conferences previously held as MITA2016 (Laos, 2016), MITA2015 (Uzbekistan, 2015), MITA2014 (Hong Kong, 2014), MITA2013 (Indonesia, 2013) and MITA2012 (China, 2012). www.icmita.org
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FCM student’s ‘Unforgettable Memories’ shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards

FCM student’s ‘Unforgettable Memories’ shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards

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KUALA LUMPUR: A photograph taken by a Malaysian student during a family trip to Malacca has been shortlisted for the world’s largest photography competition. Nursyafiqah Azlan’s photograph, titled “Unforgettable Memories”, was submitted for the Student Focus competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. The image shows Nursyafiqah’s grandmother being reunited with her youngest grandchild, while the joy and sorrow of her life journey are rendered as framed photographs on the wall. “Unforgettable Memories” was one of only 10 selected by a panel of judges looking for the best single image answering the brief, Memories. Entries were submitted by students from more than 300 institutions worldwide. The Student Focus shortlist was revealed today, the same day as those photographers shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards’ Professional, Open and Youth…
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FCM wins multiple awards at The sCoolers 2016

FCM wins multiple awards at The sCoolers 2016

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FCM students won 1 Gold, 2 Silvers, 1 Bronze and 1 Finalist award at the recent award ceremony of The sCoolers 2016, held at MAP@Publika on 24 February 2017. The inaugural creative competition, organized specifically for students in Malaysia was judged by professionals from the creative industry, such as Mr. Alvin Teoh (Executive Creative Director of Naga DDB), Mr. Saád Hussein (Creative Chairman & Executive Director of TBWA\Group Malaysia, Mr. Hassan Muthalib (artist, designer &filmmaker) and many more. The competition saw close to 300 entries from all over Malaysia competing in the 24 categories contested. It celebrates game-changing ideas, and help students learn from experts in the industry in an effort to minimize the gap between the academia and the industry. The winners are: Gold - Best Animation: "Emergency Escape"…
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MMU sets eyes on a VR future

MMU sets eyes on a VR future

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VIRTUAL reality (VR) has grown tremendously in popularity over the past year thanks to powerful new hardware like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR making waves. However, though the hardware is ready and available, there is still a lack of content for these VR platforms. Therein lies the opportunity for content developers to jump in early and conquer this relative greenfield. Faisal Athar (pic) recognises this golden opportunity for his students who are specialising in VR at Multimedia University (MMU). “VR will be the new industry to watch in the next five years and it is rapidly growing. We should be aiming to fulfill this content gap,” the assistant lecturer said during the Virtual Reality and Games Convention at their Cyberjaya campus. MMU is one of the few…
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Che Ahmad Azhar on Travel Photographer Society

Che Ahmad Azhar on Travel Photographer Society

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Spot FCM staff and celebrity photographer Che Ahmad Azhar on Travel Photographer Society's video here. Che Ahmad Azhar on TPS Awards 2017 Last day to submit entries 06 March 2017 - 3 AM GMT For Submission & more information visit www.travelphotographersociety.com JOIN TPS AWARDS 2017
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