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SPARK News

From Magical Beasts to Endangered Ones

Two of 2016's biggest hits, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The Jungle Book, share more than just literary roots, both also feature some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring visuals of the year.

On Saturday, February 4, go behind the scenes and dive deep into the process of creating the magical beasts in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — from the adorable Niffler to the spectacular Occamy!

Join Framestore animator Pablo Grillo, as he discusses the creation of some of the most beautiful supernatural creatures we've seen in years.

If reality is more your thing, check out Head of Rigging for MCP London Tom Reed as he shares insights into creating the life-like animals of The Jungle Book.

Tickets for the presentations are $20 each ($15 for groups of 5 or more) and are now available for purchase! Get them while you can!

More panels to be announced soon!







Power Up Your Job Search at the SPARK CG Career Fair

Mark your calendars! SPARK FX 2017 is taking place Saturday, February 4 and as per usual, this year's event also includes the SPARK CG Career Fair!

Whether you are actively searching for work or simply want to get a feel for the local industry, the SPARK CG Career Fair is your opportunity to meet and get personal with some of the entertainment industry's largest players including:

  • Animal Logic
  • Cinesite Studios
  • CoSA VFX
  • DHX Media
  • Digital Domain 3.0
  • Double Negative
  • Framestore Studios
  • FuseFX
  • Hydraulx VFX
  • Image Engine
  • Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)
  • Method Studios
  • Moving Picture Company (MPC)
  • Pixomondo
  • Scanline VFX
  • Stargate Studios Vancouver
  • Zoic Studios

This free-to-attend event is your opportunity to get one-on-one time with the decision makers at internationally-acclaimed studios looking to hire. With a focus on fostering a strong community, our Career Fairs are your opportunity to network right — for today and for the future.

Bring your resume and reel and on Saturday, February 4 get ready to meet your next job!

Registration for the Career Fair is now open! For more details and to register for your 90 minute session, visit our website.

Space is limited and the SPARK CG Career Fairs always fill to capacity so book early!






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Community News

Ocean Waves at Vancity Theatre

Rarely seen outside of Japan since it was first released in 1993, Tomomi Mochizuki's Ocean Waves is a beautiful and poignant coming-of-age story about three teenagers coming to terms with their changing friendship.

The first Studio Ghibli film directed by someone other than the studio founders, Ocean Waves is finally getting the type of international attention it so richly deserves, and we are pleased to offer you a special opportunity to see the film!

Playing from January 20 to February 2 at the Vancity Theatre, SPARK Newsletter subscribers can take $2 off their ticket price by entering the code SPARKOCEAN at checkout. Discount only applies to online sales.

Tickets are now on sale and available on the Vancity Theatre website.






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Nerdland at the Rio Theatre

Directed by Chris Prynoski, Titmouse's animated feature film debut Nerdland features the voice talents of Paul Rudd and Patton Oswalt as John (an aspiring actor) and Elliot (a wannabe writer) respectively, slacker best friends who have seen their dreams of stardom fizzle. With their 30th birthdays looming, they set out on a mission to become famous in the 24/7, celebrity-obsessed world.

Nerdland is screening for one night only on Monday, January 23 at 6:45 PM. This is a 19+ only screening. ID required for entry.

Tickets are $10 advance or $12 at the door and are currently available on the Rio's website.




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