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Career Fair News



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SPARK ANIMATION Career Fair Registration Now Open!

It’s here! The SPARK ANIMATION career fair is the best place to introduce yourself to the industry, and perhaps find your dream job!

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new challenge or the next step in your career, or a recent graduate looking for your first job, the SPARK career fair is the best way to meet and connect with recruiters from some of the industry’s biggest players.

This year’s career fair is taking place on Saturday, October 27 at The Hangar, located at the Centre for Digital Media adjacent to the conference, from 9:30AM to 5PM. Studios registered so far include:

  • Animal Logic
  • Bron Animation
  • Cinesite Studios
  • DHX Media
  • DNEG
  • Framestore Studios
  • Hydraulx VFX
  • Image Engine
  • Mainframe Studios
  • Method Studios
  • Slap Happy Cartoons
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks

Don’t miss your opportunity to find your dream job! Registration is now open!




Conference News



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In addition to the previously announced presentation from Bao director Domee Shi and producer Becky Neiman-Cobb, as well as the session from four-time Academy Award® winner Mr. Nick Park of Aardman Animations, we’re pleased to announce that Paul Harrod will be presenting on the production design of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs..

Also confirmed are Ted Mathot, head of story for Pixar’s Incredibles 2, Rodrigo Blaas, director and producer of DreamWorks’ Trollhunters, Eric Darnell (Antz, Madagascar franchise) will present on his latest short film Crow: The Legend.

Academy Award® winners Alison Snowden and David Fine will be joined by producer Michael Fukushima to present on their latest short film Animal Behaviour, director Damian Nenow and art director Rafal Wojtunik from Platige will be on-hand to present on their feature film Another Day of Life while director John Kahrs will present Age of Sail, the latest Google Spotlight Stories’ short.

Passes for the conference have sold out for two years in a row and with more presentations to be added, you don’t want to miss your opportunity to be there. Get your pass today!





Festival News



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This year’s festival is going to be a big one, and you won’t want to miss any of the amazing screenings we have lined up!

Catch a special presentation of Another Day of Life with director Damian Nenow and art director Rafal Wojtunik in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.

We’re also pleased to present the Canadian premiere of Funan, the stunning winner of the Cristal Award at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival, the Western Canadian premiere of This Magnificent Cake! as well as the North American premiere of The Last Fiction with director Ashkan Rahgozar joining us via Skype for a post-screening Q&A.

More titles will be announced next week!

And remember, all proceeds from the festival screenings (less GST and PayPal fees) will be donated to Covenant House Vancouver to fight homelessness amongst youth in the Lower Mainland.








Hotel Deal for SPARK Attendees

Looking for a place to stay during SPARK? We are pleased to welcome returning partner the OPUS Hotel as the official hotel of SPARK!

Centrally located in Yaletown, the OPUS is walking distance from the Festival Venue, the VIFF Vancity Theatre, SkyTrain which provides easy access to Emily Carr University, as well as a variety of restaurants, pubs and the waterfront!

Register today to receive the SPARK preferred rate!




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