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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Jasleen and Maple

Jasleen Kaur is amazed the path she’s on now is so different from the one she anticipated when she studied film at Capilano University...
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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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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

Documenting the future: 10 years of Cap U docs

On a dark and rainy January morning in 2006, I boarded a ferry, fresh teaching materials in hand, headed on a mysterious mission...
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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, 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, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Markus Pukonen: on a mission for change

Markus Pukonen has always had a taste for adventure. The former Capilano University documentary film student...
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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

A film instructor, her father and a profile in courage

In the cold of a June night, through the top of her teepee, Doreen Manuel could see stars sparkling against...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Jessie Anthony: Finding filmmaking

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Capilano University student Jessie Anthony didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker, but after completing her first year in...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts

Reel life meets real life at this grad show

It’s show and tell time for students in Cap’s Documentary program. After eight months of late nights and hard work,...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Apr 20-26

We’re celebrating our Fine & Applied Arts grads all this month! If you’ve ever wondered what these talented students get...

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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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Changemakers, Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Teaching a new kind of tourism

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Studying tourism isn’t what it used to be. Just hear what Chris Bottrill, instructor in Capilano University’s Tourism and Outdoor...

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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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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics, Student Life

Selfie-esteem: Dissecting digital culture

By the time it beat out “bitcoin” and “twerk” for Oxford Dictionaries’ 2013 word of the year, chances are you probably already knew what a selfie was ...
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Ken Matheson: Former B.C. cop now produces docs

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Twenty years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 20 years as an outdoor guide—then Clearwater, B.C.’s Ken Matheson figured out...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Sights and sounds: The story of Max and Juggy

When Maximilian Krieger was just a year old, his brother noticed something was wrong. It was as though little Max couldn’t quite see clearly. A visit to the doctor confirmed...
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Base Camp a humbling experience

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Award-winning documentary filmmaker and Capilano U grad, Dianne Whelan, will give a talk about her new book, Base Camp: 40...

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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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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap U student captures award-winning moment

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Martin Gregus Jr., a student in Capilano University’s Documentary program, recently received an award in the prestigious GDT European Wildlife...

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Arts & Sciences, Sustainability

Climate change documentary: The Island President

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The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program presents a screening of the climate change documentary, The Island President Wednesday,...

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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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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

10 must-see documentaries

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Documentary film is one of the hottest areas of the film industry. Inexpensive equipment, the ability to crowd fund projects...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Trapline

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Jonathan Antoine graduated from Capilano University’s Indigenous Independent Digital Film (IIDF) in 2009. He directed Trapline as his final project....

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Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Soothing Spikes

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Beric Manywounds graduated from Capilano University’s Indigenous Independent Digital Film (IIDF) in 2009. He directed Soothing Spikes as his final...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts, How To

Bosa Centre for Film & Animation open house

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Ever wonder what filming and acting in a 3-D virtual environment looks like? In the movie Prometheus, how exactly did...

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