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SPARK FX 2017: Final Schedule Announced

Movies and TV Showcased at First Event of 2017

SPARK FX is a week away and the schedule for the first event of the year is chalk full of opportunities to learn from some of the industry's top talent.

Taking place on Saturday, February 4, this year's event will start at 9AM with Cheri Fojtik and Jenn Taylor of Image Engine along with Sue Rowe of Sony Pictures Imageworks and Zoe Cranley of Double Negative discussing why there aren't more women working in visual effects and what can be done to close the gap. This panel is FREE to attend!

Also on the scheduled are presentations from Industrial Light and Magic on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Framestore London on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, MPC on The Jungle Book as well as Rodeo FX who will take us behind the scenes of HBO's wildly successful "Game of Thrones."

Finish off the day by unwinding with fellow attendees and presenters at the mixer! Tickets are $10 in advance or $20 at the door. Each ticket includes a free drink. An assortment of canapes and cash bar will be availabe!

Full schedule:

DAY 1SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 04, 2017
9:00 amPANEL
Women in VFX: Inspiring the Next Generation
11:00 amPRESENTATION
Fantastic Creatures and How to Create Them
1:00 pmPRESENTATION
The VFX of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
3:00 pmPRESENTATION
Welcome to the Jungle: A Look Behind the Pixels of The Jungle Book
5:00 pmPRESENTATION
"Game of Thrones": Building and Destroying Meereen
7:30 pmINDUSTRY MIXER

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







Power Up Your Job Search at the SPARK CG Career Fair

The career fair is nearly sold out but fret not, you're not completely out of luck! Drop-ins are welcome!

We encourage you to come by on Saturday for your chance 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
  • Rodeo FX
  • Scanline VFX
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Stargate Studios Vancouver
  • Zoic Studios

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




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