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Experience VanArts Info Session and Workshops

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 — 11:33am PDT
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Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (“VanArts”) is hosting an info session and workshops on Saturday, and you’re invited! Learn about the thousands of creative jobs in Vancouver and how VanArts trains people to enter a career as a video game or visual effects (VFX) artist; 2D or 3D animator; online, radio or TV broadcaster; professional photographer; web developer/designer/marketer; or a professional actor!

Experience VanArts Info Session and Workshops

Where: VanArts – 570 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver
Register: FREE! RSVP online here

For over 20 years VanArts has been the launch point for new artistic and creative talent. This weekend, meet faculty and students, choose a workshop and experience what it’s like to be working in one of these industries.

Info Session
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Brief presentation of VanArts programs and student work, with Q&A and faculty introduction

2:45pm to 4:00pm break out program workshops with Department Heads and Instructors

  • Acting lesson with industry professionals
  • Step-by-step process for 2D/3D character animation
  • Voice-over and green-screen filming in our broadcasting studio
  • Portrait lighting demo in our photography studio
  • 3D modeling & engines for video games
  • Green-screen visual effects compositing for film
  • Design and development for the web

Door prizes will also be given away during the event.

Win a VanArts Prize Pack

I’m giving away a VanArts bag full of prizes (valued at $200) to one lucky winner that includes:

  • 1 DVD of Wonder Woman (visual effects worked on by VanArts grads)
  • 1 FIFA 18 videogame (PS4 or Xbox One version, to be determined by winner)
  • 1 Season set of “Rick & Morty” (animation worked on by VanArts grads)
  • 1 DVD of “The X-Files” Season 10 (starring William Davis, founder of acting development at VanArts)

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 12:00pm. The prize package will be available for pick up at the VanArts Info Session on October 21st.

Follow VanArts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information.

Update The winner is Casey!

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  1. OJ says:

    Nice.. it’s great how many VFX things are connected to Vancouver

  2. Stephanie says:

    I love arts and crafts!

  3. Travelbuds says:

    My son wants to be an animator. I will keep VanArts in mind for him as it sounds perfect.

  4. Tania says:

    That sounds great!

  5. Rino says:

    My son would love this prize

  6. Bev says:

    Would love to win this for my son! Awesome giveaway!

  7. Kim Rees says:

    What a fun prize pack for my very interested daughter!

  8. Wendy says:

    This would be fantastic for my son in grade 12!

  9. Eileen says:

    Great prize!

  10. Marisa. P says:

    I feel like I should go back to school now. I’d love to be this creative for work!

  11. Shelley says:

    Fabulous prize!

  12. I love creative for work

  13. brandon Forsyth says:

    Great prize pack would love Fifa 18

  14. Casey Miller says:

    Great! Our daughter is looking at studying at VanArts!

  15. Stotes says:

    This sounds great!

  16. Jason B says:

    Great bday gifts.

  17. Alex says:

    Great prizes

  18. Jorge Arnao says:

    This would be awesome !!

  19. Hadley says:

    Pick me!

  20. Kim C says:

    Great prize! My husband would love the video game.

  21. Leo says:

    Prize pack sounds great for these rainy days.

  22. Diana Serban says:

    My husband would love this! He always watches Ricky and Morty, didnt know that was local!

  23. Teresa K says:

    I’d love to win.

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