Highlights
  • Degree Exhibition Participation
    March 11, 2014

    Degree Exhibition Participation

    Reminder to graduating students that, while you may not have physical artwork to showcase during the Degree Exhibition, animation students are welcome to screen their graduating films in any of the five media…

  • Industry News: Animation at the Oscars
    March 9, 2014

    Industry News: Animation at the Oscars

    In case anyone missed the Oscars buzz last week, this years’ feature film nominees in animation included “Frozen,” “The Croods,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Ernest & Celestine,” and “The Wind Rises,” of which “Frozen”…

  • Alumni News: Graduates at CAAMFest 2014
    February 25, 2014

    Alumni News: Graduates at CAAMFest 2014

    Exciting news today as a number of our graduates have been picked to participate in this year’s CAAMFest film festival in San Francisco! Among the selections are Su-an Ng’s Itch, Jeff Chiba Stearns’ Yellow…

  • Alumni News: Mohammad Rastkar
    February 21, 2014

    Alumni News: Mohammad Rastkar

    Joining us today is Mohammad Rastkar, a graduate of Emily Carr who has been featured previously on the blog for his work with Digital Domain on Ender’s Game and is currently pursuing talents…

  • Spark [FWD] 2014 Day 2 & 3
    February 7, 2014

    Spark [FWD] 2014 Day 2 & 3

    It’s day three of Spark and the job fair is well under way! Participating studios include Nerd Corps, Digital Domain, Gener8, Rainmaker and more, making it the perfect place for Vancouver students and…

  • Spark [FWD] 2014 Day 1
    February 5, 2014

    Spark [FWD] 2014 Day 1

    Hey guys, today marks the first day of the Spark [FWD] Conference + Festival + Job Fair, so I hope everyone has their demo reels and tickets ready! Today’s events include an opening…

  • Alumni News: Jacquie Doyle
    January 25, 2014

    Alumni News: Jacquie Doyle

    Talking to us today is Jacqueline Doyle, a 2013 graduate of Emily Carr who has a talent for colour, lighting and concept art illustration – when she’s not sailing warships as a servicewoman…

  • Alumni News: Interview with Leira Zamfirescu
    December 8, 2013

    Alumni News: Interview with Leira Zamfirescu

    This week we’re joined by Leira Zamfirescu, a recent graduate of Emily Carr with a special talent for hand drawn fluid effects, and the contributor of our lovely blog banner. Leira’s had three…

  • Industry News: Interview with Telltale Animator Janel Drewis
    November 28, 2013

    Industry News: Interview with Telltale Animator Janel Drewis

    With second term fast approaching and our fourth years amping up to graduate and enter the “real world”, some of us might be starting to feel the pressure that comes with the inevitable…

  • FXGear Donates Visual Effects Software Programs to Emily Carr Animation Program
    November 24, 2013

    FXGear Donates Visual Effects Software Programs to Emily Carr Animation Program

    This week our animation program received a generous donation of 3D software from the Korean development company FXGear. Totalling $275,000 of commercial worth, the new programs Qualoth, FluX and FXHair will allow students…

  • Alumni News: Emily Kao Interviews Kristen Campbell
    November 15, 2013

    Alumni News: Emily Kao Interviews Kristen Campbell

    This week we’ve got a guest writer, Emily Kao, who interviewed ECUAD graduate Kristen Campbell about life after Emily Carr and her first steps into a career in independent animation. Kristen’s thesis film…

  • Alumni News: ECUAD Students and Grads on “Ender’s Game”
    November 8, 2013

    Alumni News: ECUAD Students and Grads on “Ender’s Game”

    This week five of our students and alumni accompanied Woonam Kim to the crew screening of his last project before joining ECUAD full-time, Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. Daniel Raymond (Layout Artist), Shelley Welch…

  • Industry News: Fred Seibert Talks Bee and PuppyCat and Women in Animation
    November 4, 2013

    Industry News: Fred Seibert Talks Bee and PuppyCat and Women in Animation

    Back in 2008, Frederator Studios produced Pendelton Ward’s first pilot of Adventure Time for Random! Cartoons where it took audiences by storm, and grew to become an iconic piece of 2000s youth culture – well…

  • Community Spotlight: José (Nacho) Betancourt
    November 1, 2013

    Community Spotlight: José (Nacho) Betancourt

    This summer our very own José Betancourt, aka Nacho, landed some music video work for the experimental rock band Blind Horses on their new single Mindy. Nacho’s style evolved out of a desire to…

  • This Friday, The Animation Show of Shows
    October 30, 2013

    This Friday, The Animation Show of Shows

    Hey everyone, just a reminder that The Animation Show of Shows is coming up fast and promises a great film line up for prospective animators, including Disney’s new stereoscopic short Get a Horse. Tickets…

  • The Screening of The Best of OIAF 2012 at Emily Carr University!
    March 12, 2013

    The Screening of The Best of OIAF 2012 at Emily Carr University!

    On March 16th Emily Carr University Lecture Theater opens its doors to receive one of the best animation showcases in the world. If this were not enough, the Animation Department had organize an…

  • Barry Doupe’s “The Colors that Combine to Make White are Important” at The Cinemateque
    December 6, 2012

    Barry Doupe’s “The Colors that Combine to Make White are Important” at The Cinemateque

    Emily Carr’s Alumni Barry Doupe has finished his last work: The Colors that Combine to Make White are Important. The featured will be screened in Vancouver on Monday December the 10th at 7:30pm,…

  • Emily Carr’s students at SIGGRAPH 2012!
    August 16, 2012

    Emily Carr’s students at SIGGRAPH 2012!

    This year SIGGRAPH 2012 received five Emily Carr’s students as Student Volunteers in Los Angeles, California. Every year SIGGRAPH chooses unique students from all over the world to join their Student Volunteer Program,…

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November 9, 2013

Alumni News: Konstantin Steshenko at the 2013 Animpact Animation Festival

This year our alumni Konstantin Steshenko has received the honour of representing Canada in the 2013 Animpact Animation Festival with his combination stop motion/hand drawn film, Wind and Tree. The film, which Konstantin…

August 30, 2012

Alumni David Nguyen won at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival!

We want to congratulate David Nguyen for winning at the 24th Vancouver Queer Film Festival with their 8-bit-game-style film Insert Credit. David graduated on 2011 from Emily Carr with a bachelor in Animation….

June 27, 2012

The Sticking Place, an interactive documentary.

Emily Carr’s award winner Alumni Su-An  Ng is working on a project: The Sticking Place. Here is an extract about the project. To find more information visit http://thestickingplacefilm.ca/ ————— THE STICKING PLACE is…

June 26, 2012

Isaac King’s Second Hand won the Audience Award at the Annecy 2012

From this blog we want to congratulate Emily Carr Alumni Isaac King. His film Second Hand have just won the Audience Award at the Annecy 2012. To learn more about Isaac click here….

  • Alumni News: Konstantin Steshenko at the 2013 Animpact Animation Festival
  • Alumni David Nguyen won at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival!
  • The Sticking Place, an interactive documentary.
  • Isaac King’s Second Hand won the Audience Award at the Annecy 2012
  • Preparing for the Degree Exhibition 2012: Interview with Tegan Thomas “Sun Dog”
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