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This Week at Cap: Apr 24-30

It’s the final push! Check out showcase events, find out about programs and consign your books. Good luck on your...

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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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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, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

VanChan: Vancouver’s new webisode throwdown

Filmmakers from all around the world are sending Zia Marashi five-minute-long webisodes, hoping that theirs will make it into VanChan—Vancouver’s...

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Alumni, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Alan Mandel: From Boy Scout to bike pro

What were you doing at age 15? Deciding what music to like? Dreaming about a driver’s licence? Finally getting the...

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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, 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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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, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Disability not a disadvantage at this film camp

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“My friend Donna Langille called me right after graduation and said ‘hey I have this really great idea’ and we...

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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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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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