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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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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

CapU animation grad wins Emmy

It was just another normal work day for CapU animation grad Justin Nichols when he found out he had won an Emmy Award. “I was by myself in my cubicle when I got a call...
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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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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Second-year CapU student has film at Cannes

The work of second-year School of Motion Picture Arts student Malibu Taetz will be showcased in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival...
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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Former refugee helps others and meets the Royals

In 2010, Marlio Herrera Lira was a refugee claimant living in limbo in the Lower Mainland, struggling with English and...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

November is all about Fine & Applied Arts

Creativity. Talent. Vision. Stage presence. Whatever you call it, you know you have it. And others recognize it in you...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Advanced Education Minister tours film school

“It’s a far cry from Abbey Road on a four-track tape,” said Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson when he checked out a remixing room...
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About Cap, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Second Chance puts Bosa Centre on the silver screen

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As the cameras rolled and the background extras prepared for their cue, Capilano University’s Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for...

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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, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap grads own the stage in Dracula

Known to many as Hollywood North, Vancouver has long been a flourishing place for the performing arts. As such, Capilano...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Cap costumers behind “The Unauthorized Full House Story”

When you’ve grown up watching shows like Full House and Saved By The Bell, chances are you have an idea...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Hot Topics

Hipster day-tripping 101

So, summer is upon us and you have day after day with nothing but time to hang out and relax, right? Probably not exactly, but let us help you fill one day with enjoying the trendiest Vancouver hipster spots from morning coffee to after hours.
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Matt Drake, Tony Devenyi snag Leos

The desk in the dimly-lit room is littered with drug paraphernalia: a syringe, matches, a nickel-sized Ziploc bag of powder,...

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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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Alumni

Watch out for the Edwards brothers!

Capilano University’s Bosa Centre for Film and Animation building might one day have an Edwards wing, if all continues to...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Motion picture arts: The next generation

Remember the big news last year? Despite a volatile Canadian dollar and fierce competition across the continent, the North Shore’s...

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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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Changemakers, Community Life, Student Life

Capilano U’s top changemakers of 2014

Looking at the past year, we are extremely proud of Capilano University’s many students, faculty and staff who have worked...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

8 alumni films in Whistler Film Festival

Capilano U alumni are making a big impression at this year’s Whistler Film Festival, with eight alumni films in the...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Kyle Gest: From film school to podcast fandom

When Kyle Gest launched his podcast, The Lapse Storytelling Project, he never dreamed it would be topping iTunes charts a...

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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

The secret to success at STORYHIVE

When was the last time you experienced some real last-minute, high-stakes competition? Racing against the clock, the prize in sight,...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Vote for alumni comedies in CBC ComedyCoup

It’s not only Movember, it’s Votetember! We’ve always known how talented and funny our acting and motion picture arts grads...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Geoff Hewat wins Coldfront online film festival

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Congratulations to third-year Motion Picture Arts student, Geoff Hewat for taking first prize in the Coldfront film festival! After watching...

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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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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Off the Grid film screening

Sometimes even the best student films threaten to fall through the cracks. Maybe the group just didn’t choose to make...

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Fine & Applied Arts

Exploring queer cinema

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In a recent op-ed for CBC News, Neil MacDonald tracks the use of the word “queer,” describing its “journey from...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts

Cleaning up at the Leo Awards

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More than two weeks after winning a record-breaking number of Leo Awards for their short film, Anxious Oswald Greene, writer/director...

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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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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

A record year for North Shore film

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Fresh off the high of hearing a certain superstar call Vancouver “the best city in the world” for a new...

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