The career animator turned educator reflects on student life at VFS, the school’s investment in its animation studio and how students have changed over the last 10 years.
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Funding valued up to $158k will support students training at Vancouver Film School programs in film, animation, and design; the submission deadline is May 31.
The Vancouver Film School has earmarked up to $162,000 in scholarships to support indigenous students looking to enroll in select creative arts programs in production; the application deadline is July 20.
Animators in the $32B 3D & VFX industry are always working; with over 62,000 animation jobs in the US alone and continued growth expected for the foreseeable future, there’s never been a better time to start a career.
School provides students with NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 powered workstations that allowed them to continue using production-level technology in their remote studies.
L.A.-based Gnomon tops the animation ranking, while Germany’s Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg is the No. 1 VFX school.
Representing more than 600 academic facilities located in over 80 countries worldwide, worldwide, Autodesk-sponsored student competition received 8,725 digital projects created by 2,752 students.
Special series spotlighting Canadian animators with Robert Valley, Bruce Alcock, Danny Antonucci, Cordell Barker, Theodore Ushev and Janet Perlman runs July 8 through December 9 at Vancouver Film School.