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 & […]

Adobe @project1324 challenges @sisleranimation students

Characters exist all around us! Adobe Project 1324 challenges creatives to find characters in everyday objects. Start by capturing a place or moment from your everyday world. Create a character from an inanimate object in this scene. If the object had a voice, what would it sound like? Title your […]

Animation Industry Power Q&A with School Creative – Oct 23 10:45

Animation Industry Power Q&A with SchoolCreative Instructor Jesse Daniel & Screenwriter Paul Donnett Join us for a video conference with Jesse and Paul on oct 23 @ 10:45 am in room 57.  Learn more about the real Animation industry in Vancouver. Learn more about School Creative  Did you know! So […]

Learn to Draw Disney Characters  with Paul Briggs in Room 57 @ 11:30 am

Sisler Animation students are welcome to participate in a online workshop with Disney artist Paul Briggs Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Paul Briggs will be live on Disney Facebook chatting and drawing characters from Frozen, Big Hero 6, Moana, and his new Artist Showcase book “Catch My Breath,” tomorrow at 11:30 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

24 hours until our Animation Jam – update to schedule

See you on Monday in room 57 March 6-7, 2017 with special guest: Disney animator Trent Correy MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative challenge brought to you by Sisler IDM & Trent Correy. Student film-makers, animators & artists will be challenged to create animations in just 3 hours (sort of! remember School […]

Final Checklist for Animation Jam (March 6 & 7)

We are so excited to have 56 Sisler IDM & Winnipeg School Division students learning from Disney animator Trent Correy March 6-7, 2017 checklist MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative challenge brought to you by Sisler IDM & Trent Correy. Student film-makers, animators & artists will be challenged to create animations in […]

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 […]

Mandatory meeting for all Sisler students participating in the Animation Jam

Mandatory meeting for all Sisler students Your spot may be given away if you do not show up to the meeting. Tuesday, February 28, 11:45 am Room 57 Meeting Agenda: What to expect Schedule for the 2 days Notes to teachers Lunches What to bring Spot confirmation Animation Jam Information: March […]

Freeze Frame Education presents “Explore the Ocean” in VR w/ NFB & Jac Gautreau @ SislerIDM on March 8

Join us at Sisler IDM for “The Ocean School”  Virtual Reality presentation on March 8. This workshop is being offered by Freeze Frame Education, On Screen Manitoba, the National Film Board and Jac Gautreau. Instructor:  Jac Gautreau, NFB / ONF Location: Room 57, Sisler High School Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Time: […]

Updated Schedule- Manitoba Animation Jam @ Sisler

Registration has opened for Sisler High School’s IDM “Mani-Jam” (Manitoba Animation Jam Session) March 6-7, 2017 with special guest: Disney animator Trent Correy MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative challenge brought to you by Sisler IDM & Trent Correy. Student film-makers, animators & artists will be challenged to create animations in […]

Update – From the Canadian Prairies to Pixar & The Technology Challenges when creating the Good Dinosaur – March 1

Join us @ Sisler IDM for a Talk with Pixar’s Sanjay Bakshi on March 1 Workshop Details: Delivered by Pixar’s Sanjay Bakshi room 57 March 1 @ 10:45 am. Talk Topics: From the Canadian Prairies to Pixar The Technology Challenges when creating the Good Dinosaur Sanjay in the News: Interview: […]

Time to get animated! One month until #MAniJam w/ Disney’s Trent Correy

About the Event: On March 6 & 7th, Disney animator Trent Correy (a former student) will be leading a 2 day celebration of Animation live @ Sisler…we are calling it MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam). Trent was one of the animators on the Academy Award winning animations: Frozen, Big Hero 6, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Cool things happening in 2017! Animation Jam with Trent Correy

Registration has opened for Sisler High School’s IDM “Mani-Jam” (Manitoba Animation Jam Session) March 6-7, 2017 with special guest: Disney animator Trent Correy MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative challenge brought to you by Sisler IDM & Trent Correy. Student film-makers, animators & artists will be challenged to create animations in […]