Register your game design school team today for “G3 – Game On” @SislerIDM

Do you want to connect with the Game Design Industry?  Learn how to code games?  Create awesome assets? Design unbeatable levels? Well register for Sisler IDM’s third annual G3 ‘Game On’ educational event Please note that teachers must submit team entries! When:  Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3 of Exam week […]

Are you thinking of applying to VFS? Attend our VFS Info, Scholarship & Application Meeting on Nov 29 @ 11:45 am in room 57

Are you thinking of applying to VFS? Attend our VFS Info, Scholarship & Application Meeting on Nov 29 @ 11:45 am in room 57 Meeting will cover: 1. VFS Scholarships for SislerIDM students: Sisler High School and Vancouver Film School (VFS) has established the following educational media pathway scholarships applicable […]

2015 Student Media Projects (Digital Voices Class)

Here are some examples of the fantastic work done by our grade 11 & 12 students from semester 1. These media projects were created by students from the Digital Voices Digital Media Project Management course ( The Mirage: A genius lives a lonely existence, known to no one except his […]

What’s Your Story Video Contest…win $10,000

More Details: The Basics: You must be 13 or over to enter this contest.  If you’re under 18, you will need parental or guardian approval. You can also compete as an individual or a school. Read the rules for more details about who exactly can compete. The  Prizes: There are two (2) […]

Register for Post-Grad Programming at Sisler

If you have graduated (or are graduating) from high school? Are you interested in a career? Are you under the age of 21? Sisler High School offers options for pros-grad students interested in Interactive Digital Media at no cost! Registration begins on March 3rd.

2016-17 Course Registration Information

Elective Course Registration begins on March 3rd, 2016 Hey students, On March 3rd, students will be expected to register their course selections for the 2016-17 school year.  Register early to secure your spot in IDM, ICT, and Graphics classes.    

Winnipeg among the world’s most intelligent communities, says New York think-tank

Winnipeg is among the world’s top seven most intelligent communities, according to New York-based Intelligent Community Forum.  Sisler High School provided a major contribution to Winnipeg’s application.  Two other Canadian cities made the think-tank’s list: Montreal, Quebec and Surrey, B.C. …CBC News Winnipeg was chosen because it is a model of […]

Sisler students deliver Vine & A.R. workshops @ the National Media Literacy Week Conference

Sisler IDM students lead the way… 10 students from the Sisler High School Interactive Digital Media Program​  and 3 of our teachers partnered with MediaSmarts, Manitoba Teacher Society, Twitter and others from our community on November 2 for an engaging morning exploring what it means to be a good digital […]

VFS Scholarships… One Sisler grad will qualify for up to a $19,000 scholarship

VFS GRADE 9-12 MERIT SCHOLARSHIP Sisler and VFS have established an educational media pathway. Identified Sisler High School course pathway applicable to the student’s preferred Vancouver Film School program. Merit Scholarship System applicable to students enrolled in Sisler courses. Qualifying students must: successfully apply to VFS within one calendar year upon […]

Semester 2 Begins with a bang on Feb 8th!

Semester 2 begins on February 8th. Check out your IDM, Animation, Film, and Game Design courses online at: Ryan Jarman from VFS will be out to talk to students about applications.   Here is a list of Semester 2 Courses being offered at Sisler High School:   Slot Course […]

It’s a wrap. 2015-16 Digital Voices has concluded :)

Thanks to the best group of students ever! Hope you enjoyed our new approach to Digital Voices.  It has been a blast watching you develop media projects over the past 5 months.  I have learned so much from your awesomeness.  

Sisler participating in the VFS Results in 30 with Animator Eric Luhta

Scheduled for Jan 21, 2016 Eric Luhta is a professional animator who has worked for top studios like Pixar Canada and Sony Pictures Imageworks. His recent credits include Hotel Transylvania 2, Chappie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Horton Hears a Who, as well as the video game Bioshock […]

Sisler IDM students are hoping their #MentalHealth STEM project will win the $50,000 Samsung Award

Sisler IDM students are hoping their Mental Health STEM project will win the $50,000 Samsung Award @SislerIDM is one of 55 semi-finalists in the #SamsungSolve contest for our #mentalhealth project Over 700 schools applied! @SamsungCanada Our Mental Health Project: Here is the submission we need to create a STEM video for: WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PROBLEM FACED […]

Sisler IDM delivers inspiring Mental Health Awareness solutions in Samsung Canada’s first-ever Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge

We are a Semi-Finalist! Samsung’s STEM-based education challenge ignites student creativity and innovative thinking to solve real community-based challenges News Release Source MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Samsung Canada today announced the 55 semi-finalists moving on to the next phase of Canada’s first-ever Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. In partnership with well-known […]

Vancouver Film School Named #1 Animation School in Canada!

Congratulations VFS on being named the #1 Animation school! We are so lucky to have you as a partner in Education! “If you want the best chances of making it deep in the animation industry immediately after graduation, then going to Vancouver Film School could be the best decision of […]

Sound Design 101

Shane Rees teaches our students about Sound Design for Games, App, Animation & Film Presentation covers:  What is a soundtrack? Dialog Production Dialog ADR Walla Music Score Source Sound Effects Hard Effects Special Sound Effects Backgrounds Foley Editing Re-recording     About Shane: I used to work on soundtracks for […]

VFS “Results in 30” Talk with Eric Luhta

VFS “Results in 30” Talk with Eric Luhta  Talk to be held on: January 21st, 2016 VFS invites you and your students join Animator and VFS Industry Mentor, Eric Luhta for an exclusive educational event/presentation. I have attached a flyer with more information about Eric’s background and event topic/details. RSVP […]

Learning about Sound Design and Career Paths with VFS’ Shane Rees

VFS Talk on “Careers in the Sound Design Industry” Date & Time:  January 11, 10:00 Talk Theme: Exploration of careers in the Sound Design industry. Location:  Live @ Sisler High School 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 […]

Q & A with Tripwire Media’s Doug Darling

Today we were privileged to have Tripwire Media’s owner, Doug Darling, present to our students. Here is what his presentation covered: Part 1 – Intro Introduce Myself Introduce Tripwire Play Demo Reel Background/who I was/what inspired me How I started Tripwire (ie. David Approached) The state of the industry in […]

Welcome Back … now what?

  Welcome Back! Well here is what we need to know for January of 2016: FreedCamp …review phase 4 and plan for phase 5 Workshops … January 8, 11, and 21 Accountability Checks (one per week) VFS … who will be going Semester 2 …