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Student film confronts relationship sex abuse

Meet Glass Ceiling Productions, a group of five young women in their fourth year of Ryerson’s RTA School of Media releasing a film that is normalizing the conversation of sexual assault, abuse and consent.

Their coming-of-age film, The Remnants of Eden, is about sexual consent in a relationship and speaks about a traumatic event that happens to the main character, Eden Rosen.

by Christiane Beya· · Features, Film & Television
Katherine Highgate poses for a Miss Universe Canada shoot. Photo credit: Miss Universe Canada

RTA grad competing in Miss Universe Canada pageant

A Ryerson graduate is on a mission to be named the second African-Canadian Miss Universe Canada.

There has only been one African-Canadian woman in the pageant’s history to win the title. Katherine Highgate’s goal is to become the second and promote diversity.

by Josie Mills· · Arts & Life
Official comic book cover illustrated by Katie Burns

Bringing a comic book to life

Yona Strauss and Izzy Ahrbeck explore the theory of dual personas through a comic book and web series.

by Andre Varty· · Arts & Life, Media
Video game designer Merritt Kopas speaks to Rye about the role of games. (Emily Joveski / Ryersonian Staff)

Dames Making Games: Q & A with Merritt Kopas

Video games often require you to hurt other characters in some way to win the game, but rarely is it because characters ask you to. That’s what makes the game Consensual Torture Simulator so unique. It’s a kinky interactive text-based game, made using the simple online game development platform Twine, where the goal is to make your virtual girlfriend cry. […]

by Emily Joveski· · Arts & Life, Media
New media students collaborate with Micah Scott for exhibit at TIFF

New media students collaborate with Micah Scott for exhibit at TIFF

Fluid light swims up and around a ceiling-high wall, illuminating the atrium with colourful LED lights. This will be the new greeting for visitors entering the TIFF Bell Lightbox’s digiPlaySpace. Over the course of seven weeks, more than 20 New Media students from the RTA School of Media collaborated with Micah Scott, an American artist, to create the entrance to the […]

by Natasha Gan· · Arts & Life
RTA School of Media students crowdfund holiday drag show

RTA School of Media students crowdfund holiday drag show

Senior students from the RTA School of Media kicked off their Indiegogo campaign for Snow Queen, a live holiday drag show at the Winter Garden Theatre. They’ve already reached $1,426 but by Dec. 9 they hope to raise $2,000. With the challenge of funding the whole project themselves, the idea of collaborative financing only seemed natural. “Crowdfunding is inherently social,” explains […]

by Alisha Sawhney· · News
Students producing documentary about the taboos of female body hair

Students producing documentary about the taboos of female body hair

… Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.BUSHWe take a look at the behind-the-scenes of BUSH and the women making it happen. CREW — Top (left to right): Gagan Sagoo, Lydia Hrycko, Jennifer Rowley,Maija Ahonen; Bottom (left to right): Emma Greig, Stephanie Sturino, Amika Coopercameramake Canonheight 3840orientation 1flash 16originaldate 10/30/2014 2:14:01 AMwidth 5120cameramodel Canon EOS 5D Mark IIThe project […]

Kirstine Stewart and Sangita Patel take a selfie at Wednesday's event hosted by the RTA School of Media with Women in Communications and Technology. (Meg Campbell, Twitter)

Updated: RTA School of Media says it’s not behind media ban on Twitter event

The RTA School of Media says it’s not behind a media ban at a recent event co-hosted by its faculty featuring Kirstine Stewart, the vice-president of North American media partnerships for Twitter Inc. Instead, it was a decision made by Stewart’s handlers to keep the event a private, invite-only affair that ultimately affected the event’s media policy, the school said. […]

Sean Wise (right) in conversation with founder of Sleeman Breweries, John Sleeman. (Courtesy YouTube - NakedEntrepreneurTV)

Oprah Winfrey Network picks up Ryerson-based TV show

A Ryerson-produced interview show with a business theme and a catchy name has been picked up by Oprah’s network. The Naked Entrepreneur features a professor from the Ted Rogers School of Management talking to high-profile business leaders. Sean Wise, a TRSM professor, says he created the show because he felt there was an unmet need for original Canadian content about […]

The Sportsnet RTA Production Centre has professional level technology, but it is set up pedagogically so that it's still a good learning environment for Sport Media students. (Laura Calabrese/Ryersonian Staff)

Game changer: Rye is now the place to study sports media

Ryerson is now the place to study for sport media enthusiasts hoping to score big in the industry. In September, the RTA School of Media welcomed the first cohort of students into its brand new Sport Media program – the first of its kind in Canada. Schools like Brock University and Sheridan College offer specializations in sport management, technical production […]

The Sportsnet RTA Production Centre has a price tag of over one million dollars - and climbing. (Laura Calabrese/Ryersonian Staff)

Sport media centre opens this week

An old storage room in the MAC is now home to a state-of-the-art production centre, with a price tag of over $1 million and climbing. The Sportsnet RTA Production Centre was built as a part of the RTA School of Media’s newest program, Sport Media, which provides students with access to the latest in production technology. “We want our Sport […]

Rye student address 20K crowd for We Day at ACC

Rye student address 20K crowd for We Day at ACC

Shreya Khanna, fourth-year student in the RTA School of Media, took centre stage Thursday at the Air Canada Centre for Toronto We Day. Her short speech promoted the technology used in the fourth-year practicum she is working on with six other classmates – Seta Van Der Hoop, Marc Readon, Jamie Citron, Jorge Vasconez and Selina Fiorini. “We’re all working on a […]

The new broadcasting centre hopes to further the Sports Media program by exposing students to the latest technology in field production, digital media training, student-driven media productions, media marketing and media management. (Matt Oxman / Ryersonian staff)

Sportsnet makes $750K donation to Ryerson

Ryerson will be getting a state-of-the-art broadcasting centre in the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), courtesy of Sportsnet. The Rogers-owned Canadian company, which includes TV channels, radio stations and a magazine,  has donated $750,000 to Ryerson’s Make Your Mark campaign. The money will fund the broadcast facility, which will be a part of the new RTA School of Media’s Sports Media […]

by Dana Roberts· · News, On Campus
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Sportsnet donates $750K for RTA broadcast centre

Ryerson’s new Sports Media program is getting a broadcast centre, courtesy of Sportsnet. The Rogers-owned company will donate $750,000 to the Mattamy Athletic Centre for a new state-of-the-art centre, which will expose students to the latest technology in field production, digital media training, student-driven media productions, media marketing and media management. Ryerson’s RTA School of Media will launch in September 2014, and will only […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Sports, Top stories
Emily Joveski, volunteer co-ordinator at The Scope, has been preparing for launch day.

Best of The Scope

The community-based campus radio station CKLN is long gone, its licence rescinded by the CRTC in 2011. But radio is back at Ryerson, in the form of The Scope. Although the online station is just a few months old, it features a variety of notable, weekly programs. Part of the Noise No student-run radio is complete without some classic punk, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Media
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