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Vancouver Digital Entertainment Career Fair 2019

The Vancouver Digital Entertainment Career Fair 2019 is taking place from 10 am to 4 pm tomorrow, Saturday, April 6, at the Vancouver Convention Centre (999 Canada Place). The event includes 35 of Vancouver’s top studios and companies including Animal Logic, BRON, DHX Media, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Mainframe Studios, Image Engine, Zoic, CVD VFX, Method Studios, and Scanline VFX, among many others.

The SPARK team will also be in attendance! If you are interested in volunteering with us, want to get more information about upcoming events or want to purchase a ticket to the Anthem presentation on April 27th, this is your chance! We’d love to talk to you about exciting opportunities with SPARK!

While there, be sure to drop into the Speakers Corner where, beginning at 10:30 am, presenters will be talking about everything from mobile gaming to the making of The Lego Movie 2.

This event is free of charge to attendees. For more information including a full list of attendees, Speakers Corner schedule and to register, visit the event page.




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Anthem © 2019 Electronic Arts. All Rights Reserved.

The Visual Storytelling of Anthem

One of the latest titles in the online multiplayer action role-playing videogame arena is Anthem which drops players into a vast world full of technology and forgotten treasures, where savage beasts and ruthless marauders are defeated by Freelancers who are called upon to defeat the forces plotting to conquer humanity.

Whether you’re a superfan or just curious, join us on Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 pm as Chris van Dyck, Fenner Rockliffe and Kenson Wang of CVD VFX detail the game cutscenes, including how to leverage game engine renders and deep compositing to tell a story in every frame.

The presentation will take place at Vancouver Film School (420 Homer Street). Tickets are $10 and $9 for groups of 5 or more (note that group pricing is only available through online advance sales).

There will be a meet-and-greet following the presentation at the licensed VFS Cafe.

When: Saturday, April 27 @ 1:30 pm (doors open at 1 pm)
Where: Vancouver Film School
Digital Media Campus, Main Theatre
420 Homer Street
Vancouver, Canada
Admission: $10 // Groups (5+): $9*
* Group pricing only available through on-line advance sales
Admission includes GST.
Info & tickets: Event Website







SPARK ANIMATION 2019 Submissions Open

The Dam Keeper, We Can’t Live Without Cosmos, Borrowed Time, Garden Party; this is your chance to join the ranks of SPARK ANIMATION Festival Award Winners!

We are pleased to announce that submissions have officially opened for SPARK ANIMATION 2019, which is taking place October 24 to 27.

Whether you’re a student or polished filmmaker, working independently or a studio, SPARK is pleased to accept all types of animation and offer a wide range of categories for submission.

Important dates:

  • August 24, 2019 — Regular Submission Deadline
  • September 12, 2019 — Extended Submission Deadline
  • October 1, 2019 — Notification Date
  • October 24 — 27, 2019 — Festival Dates

For more details on the festival, submission details and to submit, visit our submission page.




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