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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff, Hot Topics

Oscars’ best in visual effects

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Five films were nominated for a Visual Effects Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. James Prevette, a lab supervisor in...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

That Ferrari feeling

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 Experiencing Cap’s new Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for Film and Animation is not unlike sliding behind the wheel of...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Dream weaver

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The Jacquard loom (AVL Jacq3G)—recently acquired by the Textile Arts department and one of only six in the country—is no...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Reeding, writing and ‘riffmetic

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He owns and runs The Cellar, Vancouver’s hottest jazz club; he owns a record label, Cellar Live Records; he hosts...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Ryan Chung

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Ryan graduated from Capilano University's Illustration/Design: Elements & Applications (IDEA)  program in 2011. His typographic illustration, Portrait of Dr. Dre,...

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Arts & Sciences, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Instructors weigh in on Tupac hologram

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When Tupac Shakur appeared onstage at last year’s Coachella, fans may have thought they were looking into the future. Imagine...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Andrew Young

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Andrew graduated from Capilano University’s Illustration/Design: Elements & Applications (IDEA) program in 2011. His collage, Isabelle, was published in the...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

IDEA students go home to MoMA

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 For the creative students in the IDEA program, a trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) is like going...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Creating happy, jolly moments from the deep, dark places

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Tag along with Musical Theatre student, Leoni Ostermann, as she takes you behind the scenes to rehearsals, costume fittings and...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Colour of the year

Pantone, the company that sets the industry standard in color, unveiled their 2013 Colour of the Year: Emerald, described as...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

How to run away and join the Cirque

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When Chris May was only five, he knocked on every door on his street selling tickets to a show—a show...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

VFX

image With almost every motion picture now using visual effects in some way, the demand for talented visual effects artists is off the charts...
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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

The upside down degree

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Anyone can make a video and share it with the world. In fact, if you have a couple of thousand...

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Staging Cinderella

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With beautiful ball gowns, a dashing prince and a lovable fairy godmother, the Cinderella story has it all. Cap’s resident...

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Animator’s witch pitch reaffirms career decision

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Roxana Beiklik wowed an expert panel of judges in the animation industry with a single cartoon image and a story...

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