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Guest Speakers

Disney Animation Supervisor on his VFS experience

3D Animation & Visual Effects graduate Lino DiSalvo discusses his post-VFS journey and his work on films like Tangled and Bolt.

From the blog

Every year, VFS invites excellent speakers from all disciplines in the entertainment arts to speak to students about the issues that matter to them most: the tricks of the trade, insider secrets, and professional advice that sets our graduates apart from the pack when it's time to start a career. Guest speakers for 3D Animation & Visual Effects offer students the chance to hear the latest word from the industry, ask questions, and learn from the success of celebrities, experts, and artists in the field.

Grad Aaron Gilman Shares a Behind the Scenes Look at Iron Man 3

Aaron Gilman graduated from Vancouver Film School’s 3D Animation & Visual Effects program in 2001. Since then he has worked at all levels of the animation field on films like Hellboy, Matrix Revolutions, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

South Park Animator and VFS Grad Pays a Visit to Her Alma Mater

3D Animation & Visual Effects grad Nora Quinn is an animator on the hit cartoon series South Park and visited VFS recently to talk with our animation students.

Pixar Canada Pays a Visit to VFS

Brad Pitre, Raine Anderson, and Jennifer Mackie of Pixar Canada recently visited Vancouver Film School to share their thoughts and experiences with our 3D Animation & Visual Effects students.

Sony Pictures Imageworks VP Visits 3D

Ken Maruyama visits 3D Animation & Visual Effects students at VFS

LOOK! Effects Pays a Visit to VFS

The VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects program recently welcomed Mat Krentz and Jelmer Boskma, both from LOOK! Effects, into their studio to answer questions from students.

Guest Post: Mark Breakspear Visits VFS

Mark Breakspear, VFX Supervisor at Method Studios, recently visited VFS to speak to the students in the 3D Animation and Visual Effects program.

Guest Post: Sony Pictures Imageworks Provides Industry Scrutiny to Student Reels

Sony Pictures Imageworks stops by VFS to review student work from 3D Animation & Visual Effects.

Video: 3D Grad Lino DiSalvo On His Journey to Disney

3D Animation & Visual Effects grad Lino DiSalvo (Tangled, Bolt) on his journey from VFS to becoming a Supervising Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Guest Post: Rhythm & Hues Visits VFS Animation & Visual Effects Students

Rhythm & Hues visits with VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects students.