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Conference News




Spark Your Brain with Awe & Inspiration

SPARK ANIMATION 2019 is back from 24 – 27 October, and it's loaded with talent.

Confirmed guests include:

  • Sergio Pablos
  • Bonnie Arnold
  • Kevin Lima
  • Glen Keane

And many more...

Jump to the Conference page to discover who else is coming to SPARK this year and snatch your pass before they're all gone!

Full conference passes are only $225 (including fees and taxes). A pass is your ticket to all of the SPARK ANIMATION activities including full access to all conference presentations as well as stand-by access to the Festival film screenings.

Stay tuned for the full schedule and more guest announcements to come!




SPARK Event




Extra Tickets Released for Sandro Cleuzo’s Masterclass!

Though the Sandro Cleuzo masterclass sold out earlier this week, we have released a very limited number of additional tickets to this event. But don’t delay, this is your final opportunity to secure your spot to meet and learn from Sandro who will take the stage over the weekend of 14 September and 15 September, to share the step-by-step process he uses to create his characters.

Both seasoned professionals and students in training will benefit from this two-day masterclass which will give attendees the opportunity to learn first-hand from an industry master who possesses the skills, experience, and inside track on “Injecting Personality Into Character Design & Animation.”

Tickets to this very special two-day event are only $150 ($135 for groups of 5 or more). Admission includes a box lunch on each day, as well as all taxes and fees.

For more details on the program, schedule, and to purchase a ticket, visit the event page.

When: Saturday, September 14 & 15 @ 10:00 am (doors open at 9:15 am)
Where: Bosa Theatre
Nat & Flora Bosa Centre for Film & Animation
Capilano University
12055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, Canada
Admission: $150 // Groups (5+): $135*
* Group pricing only available through on-line advance sales.
Info & tickets: Event Website




Festival News




FINAL REMINDER: Festival Submissions Closing Next Week

If you still haven’t submitted your project for consideration into this year’s SPARK ANIMATION Festival, you have one week left as the extended submission deadline closes next Thursday, 12 September.

This is your opportunity to join the ranks of SPARK ANIMATION Festival Award winners including The Dam Keeper, We Can’t Live Without Cosmos, Borrowed Time, Garden Party and Late Afternoon.

Whether you’re a student or polished filmmaker, working independently or in a studio, SPARK is pleased to accept all types of animation and offer a wide range of categories for submission, not to mention a Festival Jury made up of animation industry luminaries.

Important dates:
  • September 12, 2019 — Extended Submission Deadline
  • October 1, 2019 — Notification Date
  • October 24 — 27, 2019 — Festival Dates

For more submission info, visit our submission page.




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