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Conference News

SPARK FX Diversity Summit Announced

Continuing our commitment to diversity in the industry, SPARK is pleased to announce the Diversity Summit, a day-long gathering of local and international experts to discuss diversity in studio environments.

Taking place on Sunday, February 11 at the Vancouver Film School, the Diversity Summit features a combination of panels and presentations exploring the importance of diversity in the workplace and how differences can foster a sense of belonging and community where everyone’s experiences and contributions result with the most innovative work possible.

Along with full access to the Summit, your $15 day pass (!) will also include a light networking lunch as well as access to the industry mixer.

Registration is now open. Space is limited so don’t delay!

Preferred Hotel Rate for SPARK FX Attendees

Traveling to Vancouver for SPARK FX and need a place to stay?

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Opus Hotel to offer SPARK FX attendees a discounted rate of $208 per night including complimentary wifi and continental breakfast.

One of Vancouver’s most sought-after boutique hotels located in the heart of Yaletown, the Opus is a five minute walk from the conference venue and is centrally located close to food, entertainment and transit.

Book your stay at the Opus now!

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Discounted SPARK FX Passes Ends Tonight!

We’re only weeks away from SPARK FX 2018 and your chance to go behind the scenes of 2017 most buzzed about movies.

On Saturday, February 10, join us for a day packed with presentations that will both inform and inspire — not to mention give you insight into some of the most ground-breaking projects of the past year.

Newsletter subscribers have until midnight tonight, January 19, to take advantage of a 20% discount by using the code SFX18-SUB20. Get your passes today!


Satruday · February 10, 2018
9:00 Star Wars: The Last Jedi - TBA
with Dan Seddon
11:00 The Visual Effects of Blade Runner 2049
with Chris McLaughlin
12:00 Discovering the VFX of Star Trek
with Mahmoud Rahnama
1:30 Real-Time Filmmaking: inside Oats Studios & Neill Blomkap's Latest Shorts
with Chris Harvey
3:00 Paddington 2: The Charming Side of a CG Bear
with Claire Michaud & Pablo Grillo
4:30 War for the Planet of the Apes - TBA
with Dan Lemmon & Joel Whist

© Ana Norambuena. All Rights Reserved.

Registration Now Open for SPARK FX Career Fair!

New Year’s resolutions tend to include everything from getting in shape to getting a new job and though we can't help with all of your resolutions, we are able to help you with at least one of them!

We are pleased to announce that the first SPARK career fair of 2018 is taking place on Saturday, February 10. Unlike job searches that have you sending resumes into the abyss of the internet, the SPARK Career Fair provides attendees with the opportunity to meet one-on-one with recruiters from industry leaders.

This year’s roster of companies includes:

  • Animal Logic
  • CoSA VFX
  • DHX Media
  • Double Negative
  • Framestore Studios
  • FuseFX
  • Image Engine
  • Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)
  • Method Studios
  • Moving Picture Company (MPC)
  • Pixomondo
  • Rodeo FX
  • Scanline VFX
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Umedia
  • Weta Digital
  • Zoic Studios

Registration to the career fair is free but space is limited so don’t delay and miss your opportunity to find your dream job! Register now!

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