Following last week’s graduation ceremony, MCDM students, alumni, recent graduates and well wishers gathered in South Lake Union for the first annual MCDM Screen Summit. With an address by Director Hanson Hosein, the program awarded two “Make the Change” awards to regional disruptor’s Dan Savage for his “It Gets Better” Project and Starbucks for their new online/in-store media presence. The night also featured a statement from MCDM founder and award namesake Anthony Giffard. Here is a video of his statement:
While Dan Savage could not be at the ceremony to personally accept the award, he did send along this video that was shown to attendees:
Adam Brotman VP of Starbucks Digital Ventures was on hand to accept his award on behalf of Starbuck’s and Yahoo’s Digital Network initiative:
On Friday night, students in the MCDM program presented their work in the first annual MCDM screen Summit. The video below features a few of the highlights of some of the work that MCDM students have been doing over the last year.
A hearty and sincere congratulations from all of us at Flip the Media to this year’s graduates. Go forth and make the change!read more