Vancouver Film School announces details for inaugural Digital Design Conference

Over four days, VFS will host some of the brightest creatives in Vancouver for stimulating talks including a special Storyteller’s Studio AMA with acclaimed visual designer Nicolas Lopardo

Announcement Highlights:

  • The DDC is VFS’s initiative to bring together Vancouver’s creative design communities.
  • Featured speakers include professionals working for Microsoft, Coal Car, Scarab Digital, Ordinary Folk, and Vancouver Film School.
  • The conference will end with a Storyteller’s Studio AMA featuring visual designer Nicolas Lopardo, whose work can be seen in Top Gun: Maverick, the Call of Duty video games, and series The OA.
  • The DDC is free to attend, but guests must register.

(VANCOUVER, B.C.) March 6, 2020 – Vancouver Film School is proud to announce its inaugural Digital Design Conference will be held at the VFS Animation Campus on March 23-26.

The Digital Design Conference is Vancouver Film School’s initiative to bring the design, creative technology, and visual communication communities of Vancouver together.

Over four days, the DDC will gather a broad range of Vancouver-based creative designers to share ideas and explore new initiatives and breakthroughs in interactive design, motion graphics, visual communication, UX/UI design, gaming, emerging technology, VR/AR, projection mapping, and more.

The DDC will feature stimulating talks and experiences including a Storyteller’s Studio AMA with acclaimed visual designer Nicolas Lopardo (Top Gun: Maverick, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, The OA), and a select group of professionals including:

  • Henry Chu — Product Designer, Microsoft
  • Angie Ferret — FUI Designer, Scarab Digital
  • Jorge R. Canedo — Creative Director, Ordinary Folk
  • Charla Pereira — HoloLens Senior Designer, Microsoft
  • Ryan Semeniuk — Creative & Art Director, Freelance

Registration for the event is free.

For more information and to register, visit



About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, Vancouver Film School introduced the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, video game production, VR/AR development, motion and interactive design, programming, art/production foundation, and other related programs. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in accelerated timeframes. VFS alumni are consistently credited on the most successful products in the entertainment economies.

For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:
Evan Biswanger,
Creative Director & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School


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