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SPARK Event




Sandro Cleuzo Masterclass Rush Tickets Available

If you missed the opportunity to purchase advanced tickets to this weekend’s masterclass with Sandro Cleuzo, you’re not out of luck just yet!

A limited number of tickets will be available at the venue tomorrow morning, 14 September, at 9:30 am. Tickets are $150 for the two-day event, cash or credit. Note that rush tickets do not include lunch and the on-site cafe is closed on weekends; please bring your own lunch.

For more details on the program and schedule, 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




Hotel Deal for SPARK Attendees

Are you attending SPARK and need a place to stay close to all of the action? We are pleased to welcome returning partner, the OPUS Hotel as the official hotel of SPARK ANIMATION 2019.

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

Register today to receive the SPARK preferred rate!




Community Events




Planning a Film Festival Strategy

Whether you’re a seasoned director looking for insight or a first-time filmmaker, planning a festival strategy is time consuming and sometimes a costly endeavour. So, what does it really take to run a successful campaign?

On Friday, 20 September 2019, join Oscar winners Alison Snowden and David Fine (Bob’s Birthday, Animal Behaviour), along with Oscar nominees Louise Bagnall (Late Afternoon and Trevor Jimenez for “The Circuit: Planning a Festival Strategy for Your Short Film.”

This free event is your opportunity to glean insight into the process of preparing an awards campaign and getting your film seen.

The presentation will be followed by a mixer.

Event is free but space is limited and registration is required! Secure your spot today!







Designing Characters for TV and Movies

What do Game of Thrones, The Christmas Chronicles, A Dog’s Way Home, and The Meg have in common? Creatures.

On Monday, 23 September, join experts from Method Studios, Scanline VFX and Pixomondo as they cover every step of creature workflow including modeling, rigging/simulation, animation, and grooming.

This free event starts at 6 pm and includes complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

For additional details and to reserve your seat, visit the event page.







RectoVRso Comes to Vancouver

To celebrate its 115 year anniversary, the Alliance Française Vancouver, along with its partners, is bringing RectoVRso to Vancouver. A digital arts and virtual reality exhibition featuring 12 artworks and artists, the exhibition will be open to the public on 28 and 29 September 2019 at the Centre for Digital Media (685 Great Northern Way).

For more details on the exhibit, including selected works and artists, visit the event page.







Vancouver Animation Network Mixer

The Vancouver Animation Network is hosting its next mixer on Friday, 27 September. The free event is a great way to meet industry peers, share stories, tips, ideas or simply hang out with friends and make new ones.

The mixer kicks off at 6:30 pm at the St. Regis Bar & Grill and includes free pizza, 15% discount on alcohol, 10% discount on food and a 50/50 raffle.

For more info and to RSVP, visit the event page.




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