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The Visual Storytelling of Anthem

Creating a world is difficult, but creating a world as lush and richly detailed as that of Anthem, the new online multiplayer action role-playing from BioWare and EA, is a challenge of epic proportions.

This Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 pm, join Chris van Dyck, Fenner Rockliffe and Kenson Wang of CVD VFX, as the trio details the making of game cutscenes, from the jungles and deep waterfalls, to the alien landscapes full of fantastic vistas and wondrous ruins, including how they leveraged game engine renders and deep compositing to tell a story in every frame and create the visually stunning look of Anthem.

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). Online sales will close at midnight on Friday, April 26 but tickets will be available for purchase at the venue on Saturday.

One lucky attendee will also win a one-year Production Collective license from Foundry valued at over $10,000!

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

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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.

Community News

SIGGRAPH 2019 Early Bird Passes Now Available

Taking place July 28 to August 1, 2019 in Los Angeles, SIGGRAPH 2019 is a great opportunity to learn something new, see something new, to reconnect with friends and colleagues and make new ones.

This year’s conference will kick off with a keynote from Victoria Alonso, Executive Vice President, Production at Marvel Studios and will include various panels, presentations and exhibitions throughout the week-long event.

Early bird registration is now open and will continue until June 7. Visit the SIGGRAPH website for details and passes.

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