SPARK Animation Festival 2014


SPARK brings the most talented artists, inventors, directors and studio executives from around the world to Vancouver to share their experience and inspire the animation community. This 5-day festival and 2-day conference attract local and international animation leaders.


FILM FESTIVAL: October 22 – 26


A showcase and celebration of the best of animation arts from around the world, from independent animation to special premieres.

CONFERENCE: October 24 – 25

  • Panels and presentations from animation’s top players
  • Cutting edge exposure and insight into the latest techniques of the industry
  • Networking — build long-lasting relationships with a growing community of local and international attendees


JOB FAIR: October 24 – 25


Looking for work? Come meet recruiters from Vancouver’s leading studios! Online registrations are now open. Check Job Fair webpage for details.




Industry policy-makers, executives, professionals and students all have something to gain from the conference. The Festival offers something for all film buffs, art lovers and cartoon fans out there.

Get your tickets now!

GDC Event – 8th Annual Associations BBQ


Creatives – let’s get together and celebrate summer! The BC Chapter of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada is holding their annual summer BBQ and we are all invited! Lots of fun to be had in the park – free food, sunshine, dogs, family, bocce, and more!

When: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 from 6pm – 9:pm
Where: Trout Lake Park Picnic Area Pavilion
Located in the SE corner of John Hendry Park
Free Admission – Please register here
Burgers & Hotdogs Provided

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Electronic Theatre: SIGGRAPH Asia CAF ’13

Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH is excited to announce that we will be showing  of the SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theatre.  Come see the select series of outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts, including the Academy Award winning short: Mr Hublot! Download the program here!

Additionally, we would like to invite all of our active members to join us for a short Annual General Meeting beforehand where we will update you on what our chapter has done over the last year! 

Finally, if that still isn’t enough, we will be giving away a few SIGGRAPH 2014 Select Conference One Day passes! You must attend in order to win!

When: 7:00pm Thursday June 19, 2014

WhereVIFF’s Vancity Theatre 1181 Seymour Street (@ Davie)

Doors: 6:00pm (for Industry Mixer 19+ Only)

Online sales are open until midnight on June 18, 2014, with any remaining seats available at the door.


Members- FREE (Login to purchase advance tickets or become a member now )

Non-members – $10

Group – $5 (5 or more)

**There are no physical tickets to pick up. We have a list with the purchaser’s name at the ticket desk at the event. If the purchaser is not attending OR you have a group of people and want to have them enter on their own, please contact us with the names and purchaser information. Thanks!

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