Much like the story of certain Hobbits named Bilbo and Frodo, an animator’s career journey begins with a call to adventure. Such was the case for Agata Matuszak, one of many VanArts graduates who have enjoyed a long career in the industry, and now as a Senior Animator at WETA Digital. read more about An Animation Grad's Journey to WETA
Have you seen this yet? VanArts is excited to tell the world about our new social media movement happening under the #MadeAtVanArts hash-tag on Instagram. read more about #MadeAtVanArts
VanArts is pleased to announce a new partnership with Davinci Media College in Chennai, India, where students with a passion for global study in animation, game art & design or visual effects can earn dual diplomas from India and Canada. read more about VanArts Partners with India's Davinci Media College
If you blink, you might miss Vancouver in the background of the new DEADPOOL trailers buzzing on the Internets this week. Finally, we get a peek at what blocked traffic on the Georgia Viaduct and sent Ryan Reynolds to the hospital last spring! read more about Vancouver on Screen: From Deadpool to X-Files
Are you living in BC and still trying to figure out which career to choose? Recent changes in local tax credits are making Animation and VFX studios keen on hiring more BC residents. read more about VFX/Animation Studios Like BC Residents
A frenzy of fun, inspiration and creativity ensued at our summer tour of masterclasses with artists from PIXAR Animation Studios, and it was awesome! Hundreds of people joined us for Story Workshops in New York City, Toronto and Los Angeles. read more about Fun and Inspiration on Story Masterclass Tour
Disney and Dreamworks animator James Baxter visited our campus today, answering questions, sharing his work, giving valuable career advice and tons of inspiring words for our bright young animators. read more about Animation Legend James Baxter Visits VanArts
Sony Pictures Imageworks new global headquarters have officially opened here in Vancouver, making us the world's largest VFX/Animation hub! Check out photos of their new facility and see how many of our graduates are part of this industry growth. read more about Vancouver: "Largest Animation/VFX Hub in the World"
VanArts gives a shout-out to our own 3D Character Animation graduate Sheena Nickel, featured in an article for Reel West Magazine about landing her first professional gig in the animation industry! read more about Animation Grad Interviewed for Reel West Magazine
VanArts is excited to announce our Animation & Story Masterclass Fall 2015 tour!
We have a powerhouse line-up of instructors for each stop and are calling all animators, screenwriters, filmmakers and storytellers. Registration is now open!read more about Animation & Story Masterclass Tour - Fall 2015