Vancouver Film School and LG partner in the UltraWide™ Academy Sponsorship Program



Vancouver Film School and LG partner in the UltraWide™ Academy Sponsorship Program

LG is proudly providing students at the world’s best school for animation with cutting-edge UltraWide™ display hardware.

Announcement Highlights:

  • LG is providing Vancouver Film School’s animation program with 29 cutting-edge UltraWide™ displays, including 28 UltraWide™ curved 34” displays, and one 38” UltraWide™ curved 38” display.
  • These 29 displays will power the brand-new LG UltraWide™ Academy Lab in the Vancouver Film School animation campus.

(Vancouver, BC) September 4, 2018 – Vancouver Film School is the proud recipient of the 2018 LG UltraWide Academy Sponsorship – an incredible program that nurtures the next generation of international artists by providing state-of-the-art equipment and space for all things creative. As part of this initiative Vancouver Film School has worked together with LG to transform a classroom in the Animation Campus into the LG UltraWide Academy Lab, a dynamic space that includes 29 34" Ultrawide ® IPS Curved LED Monitors for student and instructor use.

Colin Giles, Vancouver Film School’s Head of Animation stated, “Our students will benefit from this strong partnership with LG and the LG UltraWide Monitor Academy Lab by having access to a literal canvas that removes any possible barrier to their imagination. The wide, seamless screen immerses users in the software and a connects them with colour range that meets their own imagination. The more you see, the better you create!”


About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, VFS revolutionized entertainment arts education with the introduction of the world’s first one-year intensive film production diploma program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution, offering acclaimed and award-winning one-year diploma programs in 3D animation, film, TV, programming, video game, motion and interactive design. For the past 30 years, VFS has been devoted to delivering the highest quality education, and developing the next generation of leaders in the entertainment and creative media industries.

About LG Electronics

LG Electronics was established in 1958 and has since led the way into the advanced digital era thanks to the technological expertise acquired by manufacturing many home appliances such as radios and TVs. LG Electronics has unveiled many new products, applied new technologies in the form of mobile devices and digital TVs in the 21st century and continues to reinforce its status as a global company.

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Christopher Ian Bennett,
Executive Producer & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School

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