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The SMPA is dedicated to inspiring a new generation of independent Canadian filmmakers through the fostering and mentoring of emerging talent utilizing progressive learning environments and authentic production experience such that graduates make a valued contribution to the global media culture.
The School of Motion Picture Arts programs include:- Motion Picture Arts (degree, diploma & certificate programs)- 2D Animation & Visual Development- 3D Animation for Film & Games- Costuming for Stage and Screen- Digital Visual Effects (VFX)- Documentary- Indigenous Independent Digital FilmmakingAbout the video:Take a quick peak behind the scenes at some classwork on a collaborative project—CASCADIA (3D SciFi production)—including Motion Picture Arts diploma/degree students working with students from the VFX, Animation, Costuming, and Acting for Stage & Screen programs.
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310