Assassins Creed, Minions, Dark Souls! – Meet Freelance Animator Chris Darnbrough on Nov 3

Visit Redwood Studio 57 to register for Chris Darnbrough’s Character Concept Design Workshop Workshop Information: November 3rd Sisler’s Redwood Studio 57 Learn how the Creative Industry create & develop character design concepts.  This Hands-on workshop will begin with a 15-20 minute portfolio presentation, followed by a hands-on workshop and concludes with a Q […]

3 day Concept Art & Animation Workshop with Tom Pajdlhauser from Nov 13-15

Visit me online: http://www.tomaspajdlhauser.com/locationlayout/ Location Design & Layout Hot Wheels The Origin of Awesome – The challenge in developing the look and feel of this project (movie, series & webisodes) was to create a world where the 3D Hot Wheels cars integrated into a 2D world of characters, twisting tracks, […]

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 & […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Register today for the upcoming FTM Adobe Flash Lab workshop

Adobe Flash Lab: Applications & Usages for Media Professionals In partnership with Manito Media & Loogaroo Animation Monday, August 14th – Friday, August 18th 5:00pm – 9:30pm Universite de Saint-Boniface – 200 Avenue de la Cathedrale | Room TBD $90 Are you an artist looking to advance your skills in […]

Manitoba film industry posts best-in-a-decade $127M year amid influx of big stars – Manitoba – CBC News

Manitoba film industry posts best-in-a-decade $127M year amid influx of big stars Production volume at about $127M year ending in March, with significant growth in animation Teghan Beaudette · CBC News4 Hours Ago About 100 people were on set for the final day of filming Mr. Snowman in the Exchange District […]

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 […]

The Big Picture with Disney Animator Trent Correy

The Big Picture source:  https://www.winnipegsd.ca/about%20wsd/news/pages/thebigpicture.aspx ​Fifty WSD students spent two days brainstorming with a Disney animator as part of MAniJam: the Manitoba Animation Jam. Sisler High School hosted the special event, which was held March 6and 7. Trent Correy, who has worked on major animated films such as Frozen, Big Hero […]

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 […]

Thank you Trent Correy, Disney, Manitoba Film & Music and Tangent Animation

What an amazing 2 days of Animation awesomeness! Thank you students, Disney, Manitoba Film & Music, Tangent Animation Studios and most of all Trent Correy. You keep on inspiring the future generation of animators. The MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative experience brought to you by Sisler IDM, Disney Animator Trent Correy, […]

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 […]

Course registration begins this week! Here are the Sisler Creative Industry courses & step by step 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 […]

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 […]