#GameOn 2018 – 2 days of #Unity #GameDev

Get in the Game! This year’s game on game conference will feature a two day workshop using the Unity game engine.  The topics will include particles, coding, and game animation.  2 industry coders will be here to lead the students in the coding workshops and will be here to assist as they participants create their game. […]

Vancouver Film School Names Sisler the Best Canadian Interactive Digital Media High School Program of 2017

Vancouver Film School Names Sisler the Best Canadian Interactive Digital Media High School Program of 2017 VFS and Sisler have launched a new group of unprecedented 3D Animation + VFX scholarships valued at $130,000.00 to help address the skilled-labor shortage in BC’s booming industry. Announcement Highlights: Effective immediately, VFS is […]

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 […]

Congrats Sisler IDM Alumni & VFS grad Aerron Tan

Congratulations Aerron Tan! 2016 SislerIDM grad, Aerron Tan, graduated from the VFS Game Design program.  Aerron’s final group projects finished with the #Best2DGame and #BestFinalProject at the VFS Pitch ‘N Play.      

Lunch and Learn: Using Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

Looking for work can be stressful, especially when you don’t know where to start. Most companies expect a robust work history and a high degree of professionalism from any candidate, and it can be hard to wow a potential boss or client unless you have a solid online reputation to […]

Thank you for making 2016-17 the best year ever!

Many thanks for the amazing support in 2016-17 Thank you to all of our educational partners and friends for making a difference in clearing a pathway to the Creative Industry.  We really appreciate your support by providing skill development workshops, supporting us online, inspiring our students through educational talks, welcoming us into your studios, […]

Canada takes its $3 billion video game industry seriously as it pushes sector to new levels – National Post

}source: http://business.financialpost.com/fp-tech-desk/canada-takes-its-3-billion-video-game-industry-seriously-as-it-pushes-sector-to-achieve-powerhouse-status?__lsa=37f8-ad59 SAN FRANCISCO — In the hustle and bustle of downtown San Francisco, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) takes place each March at the Moscone Center and surrounding city blocks. Sessions by industry members teach new tricks to those who make video games, business meetings take place behind closed doors […]

Are you graduating from high school this year? Get Creative! Get Industry ready @SislerIDM

or graduated from high school in 2016, 2015, 2014?  Are you under the age of 21?  Do you want to prepare for a career in the Creative Industry?   Register for the Interactive Digital Media Pathway (4 classes for free) at Sisler High School today.  Limited spots available. Prepare yourself for a […]

Sisler IDM course codes & step by step registration instructions

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL CREATIVE INDUSTRY COURSES Here are some tips when you are registering online: Select ‘Sisler’ as school first, All IDM course with “DM” codes can be easily found under the Vocational category All ICT classes are split into 2 half credit codes.  Students must select both. ICT classes may […]

Get Creative & Industry Ready! Sisler IDM Open House – Feb 23

The Sisler IDM Advantage Check out our Open House on Thursday, February 23 between 6:00 – 9:00 pm VFS-SISLER IDM SCHOLARSHIPS: – Unlimitd Merit scholarships up to $5,100 – Two Excellence in Media scholarships of $3,000 – One Horizon scholarship up to $17,550 – One Women in Acting scholarship of $3,000 […]

Game On: Winnipeg students learn app design, coding from the pros

Sisler High School hosts 200 students from 20 schools for third annual Game On event By Brett Purdy, CBC News Posted: Feb 02, 2017 4:26 PM CT Last Updated: Feb 02, 2017 5:40 PM CT Carly Shuler’s Winnipeg startup Kindoma makes video-calling and messaging apps for young children — think Skype for kids with […]

Welcome to Game On

News Release/Media Invite Sisler High School hosts GAME ON February 2 and 3 January 30, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Winnipeg School Division’s Sisler High School Interactive Digital Media program (IDM) is hosting Grade 6-12 students from across the division for a two-day conference and celebration of game/app design and coding. […]

Check out @SislerIDM @EscendGames student Game on Jan 25

Check out the Escend student game online: https://www.behance.net/EscendGames This is a time lapse showing most of the progress leading up to the completion of this project. Most of effects and touch-ups were done after the recording and is shown in the completed piece below. ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT

Welcome Graeme Borland & Amy Gerardy to Game On

Workshop:  The Basics of Game Jamming Hosts:  Graeme Borland and Amy Gerardy February 2nd We are so delighted to have 2 amazing Game Jamming leaders from the Winnipeg GameDev community leading workshops at our Game On conference. Game On is Sisler High School’s annual game conference where students can learn from […]

Thinking about taking an IDM course in Semester 2?

Here are the available Sisler IDM, Sisler ICT and Graphic Design courses running in semester 2.  Availability may be limited. Course Name Course Code  Teacher Course Name Course Code  Teacher Slot A Digital Voices (Futures) DM100V4S Mr. Leduc Intro to Film DPDFHR2S Mr. Dyck-Lyons Slot B Digital Voices (IDM PM) DM101V4S  Mr. Leduc […]

Summative Checklist for Digital Voices (IDM Project Management Course)

Attention Digital Voices Students Here is a checklist for your last month of school January 24th – Trailers, Posters & Project Websites (Behance Projects) are due January 25th – Delivery of Final Project Presentations January 27th – Completion of Demo Reels, Course Reflection and Final Individual Portfolio

Mandatory scholarship meeting for VFS applicants

Mandatory VFS Scholarship meeting for SislerIDM students Application process for VFS scholarships starts Wednesday January 11 @ 11:55 in Room 57! In June of 2017, Vancouver Film School will be granting up to $63,000 in scholarships to Sisler IDM graduates to study Programming, Game Design, Sound Design. Film Production, VFX, Animation, […]

A Celebration of #Game, #App Design & #Coding in Manitoba

Game On is Sisler High School’s annual game conference where students can learn from industry experts, showcase a game/app and build a game/app.  This year’s conference is a two-day event.  The first day will consist of student workshop led by industry experts where students will learn different skills to create […]

30 Under 30 In Games 2017: The Creators And Founders Behind TSM, and ‘Stardew Valley’

Matt Perez ,  FORBES STAFF Andy Dinh of Team SoloMid (Credit: Jamel Toppin for Forbes) “It was really about doing something that I loved, doing something that I had a lot of fun with,” Andy Dinh said of starting his eSport organization, Team SoloMid in 2009. Dinh intended to drop […]