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 […]

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 […]

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 Animation Students

Attention Animation Students! Here is a checklist for your last month of school Check out Summative Project Expectations & Requirements Behance Project For this summative activity students must create an animated short  (20 to 60 seconds long) using any of the techniques developed in this course.  Animations must be created following the […]

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

On the Sith day of Star Wars

On the sixth day of Star Wars Mr. Leduc sent to me: Six 1st episodes a playin’ at once, Five jammin’ Bith, Four dead Siths, Three ‘real” Jedi ghosts, Two Minutes of Bloopers, and a cartoon from the 70s

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 […]

@VFS & @SislerIDM “In Front & Behind the Lens” Intensive Workshop Day 1

  VFS Audition from Sisler IDM on Vimeo. VFS Acting Workshop Day 1 Part 2 from Sisler IDM on Vimeo. VFS & Sisler IDM Acting Workshop Warm-Up Activity – Part 1 from Sisler IDM on Vimeo.

Another Fantastic video created by a Fantastic Sisler student

from Ritvick Mehra on Vimeo. Note to Families! In the past, the payment for the yearbook has traditionally been collected with the graduation fees. This year, however, as the yearbook has evolved into a course, it has been removed from this fee and is now an optional purchase. In order […]

LiveStream of VFS Results in 30 “Animation with Jennifer Mackie”

Jennifer Mackie has worked for many years in animation cinematography, most notably as Camera and Staging Lead at Pixar Canada. With a passion for cinematography, editing, and storytelling, Jen has been transferrign her experience into live action editing, including music videos, trailers, and narrative short films – and Jen won […]

New Partnership – Sisler IDM & Red River College DMD

New Sisler IDM Post-Secondary pathway into RRC DMD New partnership will focus on collaboration & innovation Sisler High School’s Interactive Digital Media & Red River College’s Digital Media Design programs have partnered together to establish an new media pathway for Manitoban youth to enter the Creative Industry.  Stay tuned for more details. Important Dates: […]

“What? You can do that in After Effects!” Workshop with CBC’s Earl Cabuhat – Oct 7th

Visit Redwood Studio 57 to register for our “What?  You can do that in After Effects!” Workshop with CBC’s Earl Cabuhat – Oct 7th Workshop Information: Oct 7th, 2016 Sisler’s Redwood Studio 57 Learn how to do cool things in Adobe After Effects.  This Hands-on workshop will begin with a 15-20 minute […]

Character Concept Design Workshop with Chris Darnbrough – Sept 29th

Visit Redwood Studio 57 to register for Chris Darnbrough’s Character Concept Design Workshop Workshop Information: September 29th 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 […]

Get a head start on your dream Creative Arts Career @ Sisler High School

Hope you enjoy our 100% student made (4 days to make) Sisler IDM 2016 promotional video! This is Winnipeg. A lot of cool stuff happens here. What we do in our school is one of them. We don’t just learn, we create. About Sisler IDM 2016 from Digital Voices on Vimeo. […]

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 (www.digitalvoices.ca). The Mirage: A genius lives a lonely existence, known to no one except his […]

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.

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 […]