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Go Behind the VFX of Ant-Man & the Wasp

When it comes to shrinking humans for the big screen, we’ve come a long way from the days of Honey I Shrunk the Kids. So how, exactly, do they do it? What goes into shrinking, growing and shrinking a character within the span of a few seconds as they’re flying through the air and punching a guy in the jaw?

DNEG VFX Supervisor Alessandro Ongaro has the answers and tonight, he’ll be sharing them at Small Heroes, Big Effects: Behind the VFX of Ant-Man & the Wasp.

The presentation kicks off at 7PM (doors at 6:30PM) at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Online ticket sales are now closed but tickets will be available for sale at the door for $12. We take cash and credit.

When: Today, August 23 @ 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Admission: $12 at the door // Cash and credit
Admission includes GST.
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews (@ Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, Canada
Info: Event Website




Festival News




Meet the SPARK ANIMATION 2018 Jury!

While submissions for SPARK ANIMATION 2018 are still open, we’d like to introduce you to the 2018 Jury whose difficult job will be to view and select this year’s festival winners.

Over the years, the jury has featured producers, educators, and industry leaders working in both major companies and small studios, as well as independent creators, directors, and executives. This year is no exception.

To help us celebrate our 10th anniversary, we have employed the help of an illustrious group of industry veterans. They are:

  • Ann Marie Fleming, Independent Director
  • Barry Ward, Co-founder // Bardel Entertainment
  • Don Perro, Sr. Faculty // Capilano University
  • Jinko Gotoh, Executive Producer // Warner Bros. Animation
  • Lou Hamou-Lhadj, Independent Director
  • Rex Grignon, Co-Founder & CEO // Nimble Collective
  • Robin Joseph, Independent Director
  • Sue Rowe, VFX Supervisor // Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Ulla Junell, Co-founder & President // Kaiken Entertainment
  • Zoe Cranley, Head of Build // DNEG

For more on the Jury including full bios, check out our Festival Jury page.







Regular Submission to SPARK ANIMATION 2018 Closes Monday!

Submissions to SPARK ANIMATION 2018 close August 27 and the burning question remains: have you sent us your project yet?!

Get in on the action and help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of SPARK ANIMATION by partaking in this year’s festival which runs October 25 to 28, 2018!

Whether you're an independent filmmaker, a big studio, or a student; whether you’re making commercials, PSAs, music videos, experimental shorts or any other type of animated project, we want to see what you’ve got!

Regular submission deadline is next Monday, August 27, 2017 while the extended deadline is September 10, 2018.

For additional submission guidelines, information and to submit your project, visit our FilmFreeway festival page.

With hundreds of submissions spanning the world, SPARK ANIMATION is proud of the diversity of projects it receives and programs. The programming team makes every effort to ensure a blend of traditional and CG animation but we need your help! Help us spread SPARK ANIMATION further by sharing the submission page with friends, colleagues and on social media! Don't forget to hashtag your posts #SPARK2018!




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