The circle outlines our individuality. The circle connects us as a collective. Technology supports the media and the human, shapes our experience, linking everything and everyone, allowing us to join the circle wherever we are.
Would you like to join this CIRCLE?

DigiMedia (Digital Media and Interaction Research Centre) presents the Media Innovation Circle, an opportunity to explore the digital media landscapes.

The Circle consists of a series of scientific moments for discussion on new approaches, practices, methods, and techniques supporting media innovation. It will be a monthly cycle of online conversations with national and international experts doing research on digital media and interaction, which may take the form of keynote talks, seminars or workshops. There will be time for a short talk by the invited guest, followed by discussion and Q+A.

The sessions will be online and the link will be shared with the registered participants.

The Circle takes place every last Friday of the month, from 2 to 3pm (Lisbon Time). In this page you can find the calendar.

If you wish to join this Circle, please Register.


Media Innovation Circle #18
[co-organised by DECA and supported by American Corners Portugal and American Corner UA]
June 2 @2:30pm-3:30pm (Lisbon Time)
How Game Designers pass their problems on to the rest of us
Speaker: Peter Brinson, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts – USA
Moderation: TBA
Onsite: CCCI – Department of Communication and Art – UA

Peter Brinson is a Professor at the University of Southern California in the School of Cinematic Arts in the Interactive Media & Games Division affiliated with the USC Game Innovation Lab, which according to Times Higher Education (THE) ranks the University of Southern California among the top 100 higher education institutions in the world.
Currently, he is responsible for several curricular units related to the design and development of digital games and audiovisual production. At the same time, Peter Brinson develops artistic work as Game Designer and Filmmaker.
From his artistic work, it is highlighted the Digital Game “The Cat and the Coup”, awarded at IndieCade in the documentary game award category, in parallel his works have been presented at several events and with relevant institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Ars Electronica, Games For Change, SIGGRAPH, among others. His works are widely referred to in international generalist media publications such as the New Yorker, Forbs, and the technology magazine Wired.





Ângela Espinha
Hélder Caixinha
Nelson Zagalo
Pedro Cardoso
Rita Oliveira

For more information, please contact or register yourself.