* Friday, April 20 - Saturday, April 21, 2001. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Center for Digital Imaging and Sound (CDIS) is hosting DigiFest 2001, an annual digital arts symposium and exhibition designed to jumpstart students by introducing them to the professionals, educators, equipment and software driving the digital arts and animation industries. BC students and their teachers are invited to attend hands-on workshops and develop their skills and understanding of digital media. DigiFest is expanding to include motion-capture, digital audio and recording, video game programming and visual effects. The event takes place from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the new CDIS Entertainment Technology Center (ETC). Over 35 different workshops and panels are scheduled for the event, with topics ranging from Web, animation and multimedia careers to introductory workshops in software such as Softimage XSI, PhotoShop and 3D Studio Max. For more information contact Penny Cholmondeley, Communications Coordinator, at: Tel.: (604) 298-5492 x236; Fax: (604) 298-5403; and E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.