Chris Van Dyck: Mentoring the next generation of filmmakers

June 2, 2017

Chris Van Dyck

As Vancouver’s film industry grows, so does the city’s reputation for producing outstanding digital visual effects. With more than 60 VFX and animation studios, Vancouver makes up the  world’s largest cluster of studios, owned by both foreign and domestic companies.

Earlier this year, Chris Van Dyck, the owner of  CVD VFX which will be moving to the North Shore this fall, had a tour of Capilano University’s state-of-the-art  Bosa Centre for Film and Animation, and generously established the annual CVD VFX Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship will be available to students in the  Digital Visual Effects program here at Capilano University.

An accomplished visual effects artist, Van Dyck has worked on both the Harry Potter and The Hobbit series, as well as Warcraft, Tron, Pirates of the Caribbean and the recently released Netflix series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. More...

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Submitted by: – Capilano U’s official blog