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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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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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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Animation and VFX gradshow


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


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


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, Hot Topics

Oscars’ best in visual effects


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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