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Digital Visual Effects

Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Chris Van Dyck: Mentoring the next generation of filmmakers

As Vancouver’s film industry grows, so does the city’s reputation for producing outstanding digital visual effects. With more than 60...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Bosa Centre: Motion capture, 3D filming on display

video Remember the behind-the-scenes footage of Andy Serkis performing in a motion capture suit as Gollum in Lord of the Rings, or for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes?
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap programs make Animation Mag’s top 25

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Capilano University’s animation programs have just been listed as one of the top 25 schools to hire from by Animation...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

An afternoon with animator Nora Twomey

“What you do now as a student, and the relationships you build, can inform the next 20 years,” said animator...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Animation and VFX gradshow

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With feature films like Frozen, Life of Pi and Hotel Transylvania and interactive games like Snowboard Supercross (SSX) and Transformers:...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Jaw dropping visuals

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When writing your resumé or preparing a portfolio, most career advisors will tell you that you need to make yours...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Getting started in visual effects

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Have you ever wondered how movie studios blow up planets, control forces of nature and make the impossible seem so...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

May 22, 1925: Metropolis drives innovation in Visual Effects

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Deep into Metropolis’ schedule of 310 days and 60 nights, Bridget Helm is transformed into the first robot ever depicted...

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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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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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