Appreciate inspiring digital characters created by our Concept Art students

About It’s Alive: Characters exist all around us! Project 1324 challenges creatives to find characters in everyday objects. Start by capturing a place or moment from your everyday world. Create a character from an inanimate object in this scene. If the object had a voice, what would it sound like? […]

Day 3 – Last day of the VFS Animation Bootcamp

Thanks for participating in the last day of the VFS Animation Bootcamp In the final class students will be given a scene file similar to one they would receive on a production. They will then be tasked with animating that scene going from rough to final finished animation. Day 03 […]

Day 2 – Getting animated @VFS #Winnipeg bootcamp

Day 02 – Rough Animations & Posing Intro to lesson: This class will cover the posing and rough animation process. Students will be making rough drawings and timing charts to help plan their final animation. They will also begin posing to start blocking out their action. Lunch Discussion: Q & […]

Day 1 – @VFS workshop resources

Day 1 descriptor: The introductory class will go over setting up Flash preferences to better optimize Flash for animation while also familiarizing the students with the Flash interface. Once the class has setup their preferences, they will learn how to construct a character in Flash that will be usable for […]

INKtober has finally begun for @SislerAnimation students…ink on

Rules: 1) Make a drawing in ink (you can do a pencil under-drawing if you want). Post it online Hashtag it with #inktober and #inktober2017, Handles (tag) @INKtober @sisleranimation Repeat Note: you can do it daily, or go the half-marathon route and post every other day, or just do the […]

Are you thinking of applying to VFS? Meeting Oct 2 11:30 am Rm 57

Attend our VFS Info, Scholarship & Application Meeting on October 2 @ 11:50 am in room 57 Meeting will cover:  What to really expect! VFS Scholarships for SislerIDM students: Sisler High School and Vancouver Film School (VFS) has established the following educational media pathway scholarships applicable to the students entering […]

Adobe @project1324 challenges @sisleranimation students

Characters exist all around us! Adobe Project 1324 challenges creatives to find characters in everyday objects. Start by capturing a place or moment from your everyday world. Create a character from an inanimate object in this scene. If the object had a voice, what would it sound like? Title your […]

Animation Industry Power Q&A with School Creative – Oct 23 10:45

Animation Industry Power Q&A with SchoolCreative Instructor Jesse Daniel & Screenwriter Paul Donnett Join us for a video conference with Jesse and Paul on oct 23 @ 10:45 am in room 57.  Learn more about the real Animation industry in Vancouver. Learn more about School Creative  Did you know! So […]

Learn to Draw Disney Characters  with Paul Briggs in Room 57 @ 11:30 am

Sisler Animation students are welcome to participate in a online workshop with Disney artist Paul Briggs Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Paul Briggs will be live on Disney Facebook chatting and drawing characters from Frozen, Big Hero 6, Moana, and his new Artist Showcase book “Catch My Breath,” tomorrow at 11:30 […]

Applying to Red River College’s Digital Media Design Presentation

Program Info Session: Red River College Digital Media Design Presentation October 19, @ 10:45 am Room 57 Sign up in room 57 DMD Promo Video from DMD at Red River College on Vimeo.   DMD Overview http://me.rrc.mb.ca/catalogue/ProgramInfo.aspx?RegionCode=WPG&ProgCode=DIGDF-DP  Two-year diploma Three majors: Web Design, 3D Animation, Video and Motion Graphics September […]

Kickstart your animation career @VFS #Winnipeg bootcamp Oct 4-6

Prepare yourself for an animated future! Registration has opened. Sisler IDM and VFS Animation alumni Moises Lucero will guide students through an intensive bootcamp in room 57  starting October 4th.  The first 30 students to meet the registration requirements will learn what it means to be a VFS animation student. […]

Start your creative art career @VFS with big scholarships

In June of 2018, Vancouver Film School will be granting over $70,000 in scholarships to Sisler IDM graduates to study Programming, Acting, Game Design, Sound Design. Film, VFX, Animation, Concept Art and 3D Animation between 2015-17, over $135,000 in scholarships were given to 21 Sisler grads. Student must be accepted into […]

Be The Next Sisler-VFS Scholarship Student!

VFS has more than $500,000 in scholarships to give away to Canada’s most creative and aspiring talents. Have you always felt creative and expressive? Are you a storyteller? An artist? An innovator? Join Vancouver actress Brittany Hobson on Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. until noon for a fun and informative […]

Check out Mr. Leduc’s Educational Courses on Adobe Portfolio

Need a one stop shop to all of your Animation, Concept Art and Project Management course materials? Check out Mr. Leduc’s Adobe Portfolio:  https://mrjamieleduc.myportfolio.com/  

Sisler IDM Redwood Studios, Animation & Film Production Studio T-Shirts on Sale today

Limited time order opportunity. 2017-18 Sisler IDM T-shirts will be available to order on September 6, 2017.  Please see Mr. Leduc for order forms.  T-shirts order forms and payment must be submitted by Friday, September 15.     T-Shirt Info: Black T-Shirts cost $20.00 White T-shirts cost $13.00 155 grams, […]

Updated Recommended School Supplies for Sisler IDM Classes

Are you taking any of the following courses? Here is your recommended school supply list Please take into consideration that it is recommended to purchase larger GB USBs/SD Cards if you are registered for multiple media classes.  Students may also bring their own device, but it is not needed.  Sisler HS is not […]

Mr. Leduc’s 2017 Grade 11 Intro to Concept Art Course Outline

Are you passionate about the look and appeal of characters, environments, creatures and animation? Sisler IDM,s  Concept Art course provides the opportunity for students to explore a blend of digital image creation techniques and traditional theory to create original characters, scenes, settings, props, environments and concepts for animations and games. […]

Mr. Leduc’s 2017 Grade 11 Intro to Animation Course Outline

ANHR35S/MOHR35S @ Sisler High School with Mr. Jamie Leduc This course will allow students to enter the creative world of animation. The main goal of the course is to develop the student’s creative skills while exploring the basics of animation, the principles of animation, rotoscoping, character animation, creating walk cycles, cell […]