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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.      

Graduation is not good-bye, it is one step closer to your dream!

Congratulations to our Vancouver Film School bound grads. Our magnificent seven received $70,000 in scholarships yesterday to study programming, classical animation, film, 3D animation, VFX, and concept art.

The Big Picture

4 Sisler IDM students registered their own company (Digital Dropkick Media), opened a bank account, got insurance, travelled Canada and received $20,000 in funding…and best of all, they told their story about trying to crack the creative industry. We hope you enjoy Ritvick, Kevin, Kara and Janelle’s story on Shaw […]

The Big Picture Airs June 26 @ 11:00 am

Set your DVRs for our first TV pilot show on June 26. The four Sisler IDM students registered their own company (Digital Dropkick Media), opened a bank account, got insurance, travelled Canada and received $20,000 in funding…and best of all, they told their story about trying to crack the creative […]

Congrats to our next generation of @VFS students on receiving over $53K in scholarships

Meet the next generation of @VFS scholarship winning students from our @SislerIDM program. This year these five Sisler students will be receiving $53,800.00 in VFS scholarships Scholarship Information: Kara Vallaga will be receiving over $17,650 to study VFX & 3D Animation, Czarina Ramos will be receiving $13,100 to study Programming […]

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, […]

Awesome Sound Design Lecture by @VFS Shane Rees

This morning SislerIDM students explored the dynamic world of Sound Design with VFS Department Head of Sound Design Shane Rees April 5, 2017 —————————– About Shane Rees: Head of Sound Design Department Prior to VFS, Shane served as Head Engineer at Western Post Production. Shane has been recognized with a […]

@VFS VFX Presentation w/ Melissa Best – April 5

What an amazing tour of the VFX industry in Vancouver! SislerIDM students learned about the VFX Industry from industry guru and VFS instructor Melissa Best About Melissa: Mel became involved in the entertainment business early. She was in numerous plays, took acting classes for fun, modeled, danced and spent time […]

Mandatory @VFS Scholarship Meeting on Mar 13 #GetCREATIVE #INDUSTRYready

Mandatory VFS Scholarship meeting for SislerIDM students Scholarship application process for VFS scholarships starts Monday March 13 @ 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, Concept Art and […]

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. […]