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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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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Cap grads showcase talents

It’s April, and that means it’s time to showcase the work of the 2017 graduates from Capilano University’s Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts...
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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio, Student Life

April showcases Capilano talent

April at Capilano University is far more than exams and papers—it also means being able to take in top quality...

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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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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

November is Fine & Applied Arts Month

It’s November—you know, that month when the skies get ominous and you pull out your umbrella, boots and sweaters as...

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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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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

April is grad show month!

It’s all been leading up to this moment! We’re super excited to showcase the work of the 2015 graduates from...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Bosa Centre for Film & Animation open house

It may be only a few years old, but this huge, glassy rectangle perched on the slopes above North Vancouver...

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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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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Film & Animation Open House showcases movie magic

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Ever wonder how characters in 3-D movies move with such fluidity and grace in places and situations that couldn’t possibly...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Film and Animation Open House

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Anything is possible in film. A mutant dinosaur can reduce a city to rubble. A groundbreaking documentary can shatter convention....

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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

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