WANT TO WORK IN A VFX OR ANIMATION STUDIO BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST STUDIOS ARE LOCATED IN VANCOUVER. CHECK OUT THE LIST BELOW!

Top 10 Animation and VFX Studios in Vancouver | InFocus Film School

 

Vancouver’s animation and visual effects market is a growing industry. Year after year you will see more films being produced in Hollywood North, many of which feature VFX or digital animation. Vancouver is already home to some of the biggest animation studios in the film industry today and smaller ones continue popping up as demand increases, making career opportunities plentiful.

If you want to begin a career in Animation, 3D Animation, or Visual Effects, here are some Vancouver based companies you should look into.

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THE 3D ANIMATION INDUSTRY IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH. MORE CONTENT, MORE JOBS, MORE OPPORTUNITIES. ANIMATE YOUR FUTURE BY READING THIS LIST.

5 Tips to Break Into the 3D Animation Industry | InFocus Film School

Art by Adam Dean

Written by Rachel Kim

From bio-diverse animals to alien robots to resurrections of people long past, 3D animators have brought to life our wildest imaginations of this world and beyond. 

Since Pixar’s breakthrough with Toy Story in 1995, 3D animation has quickly dominated our media. Just a cursory glance at the latest Hollywood blockbusters shows how much we depend on 3D animators to breathe life into these imagined worlds. As the industry’s growth skyrockets, the demand for 3D animators has never been greater.  

InFocus animation mentor Selman Kantarci has worked on several large-scale productions including Detective Pikachu, Sonic the Hedgehog, Maleficent 2, Cats and more. He draws from his well of industry experience working at companies like MPC, Bardel Entertainment, and (currently) Method Studios to offer practical advice and encouragement to anyone hoping to build a career in 3D animation. 

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In this drone beginner’s guide we cover everything from choosing which drone to buy, to figuring out relevant laws and regulations. You’ll also learn about keeping your drone in good condition and traveling with your drone.

How to Use Drones: A Beginner's Guide | InFocus Film School

Written by Jenny Brown

This is a guest post from HobbyHelp.com. Click here for the original post. 

 

Drone for Beginners

I bought my first drone several years ago with the goal of trying out aerial photography and videography. I’m lucky to live in an area with striking natural landscapes and many areas that permit drone flights, so I was curious to see how everything would look from above. Over time, I’ve also come to love the challenge of learning new skills and increasing my control as I maneuver my drone with pinpoint precision.

If you’re also hoping to dive into this fun hobby, this guide is for you. It covers the fundamentals, from choosing which drone to buy, to figuring out relevant laws and regulations, to keeping your drone in good condition, to traveling with your drone.

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THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BECOMING A GREAT VIDEO EDITOR FOR FILM, TELEVISION AND ONLINE CONTENT.

The 6 Keys to Being A Great Video Editor | InFocus Film School

Written by Rachel Kim

What makes good video editing?

This question is more pertinent than ever for everyone. Video-based social media platforms like Tik Tok and Byte, along with a host of mobile video editing apps, are encouraging an entire generation to become editors. As video content continues to reign supreme, the need for professional video and film editors is rising as well, with companies big and small trying to stand out from the crowd of user-generated content. 

So what is a video editor, exactly? A video or film editor is like a souped-up collage artist whose raw material (instead of magazines, photographs, and newspaper clippings) is footage.

The primary role of a video editor is to take all the footage that’s been recorded on set and assemble it in a way that best tells the story. An editor uses the properties of time, sound, and a variety of manipulation techniques to convey the narrative as seamlessly and accurately as possible.

 

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