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 […]

INKtober has finally begun for @SislerAnimation students…ink on

Rules: 1) Make a drawing in ink (you can do a pencil under-drawing if you want). Post it online Hashtag it with #inktober and #inktober2017, Handles (tag) @INKtober @sisleranimation Repeat Note: you can do it daily, or go the half-marathon route and post every other day, or just do the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.      

Lunch and Learn: Using Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

Looking for work can be stressful, especially when you don’t know where to start. Most companies expect a robust work history and a high degree of professionalism from any candidate, and it can be hard to wow a potential boss or client unless you have a solid online reputation to […]

Are you graduating from @WinnipegSD? Prepare for your future by taking our creative courses

PLEASE NOTE THAT PRIORITY GOES TO GRADES 9-12 STUDENTS First Come, First Serve 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Join Disney Animator Trent Correy for an Animation Celebration @ SislerIDM in March 2017

Registration opens soon for Sisler High School’s IDM “Mani-Jam” (Manitoba Animation Jam Session) Mani-Jam (Manitoba Animation Jam) 2017 – March 6-7, 2017 Special guest: Disney’s Trent Correy What is the MAniJam? MAniJam (Manitoba Animation Jam Out Session) is a creative challenge brought to you by Sisler IDM & Trent Correy. Student film-makers, […]

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 […]

September 2016 Review – We connected with leaders from around the world.

Why take Sisler IDM?  Connect with Industry Leaders from around the world, that’s why! Over the past 10 days, Sisler IDM students have connected with 4 fantastic Creative Arts Industry leaders. Sisler Alumni and Ted Talk presenter, Madison Thomas This is why we Fight Prairie Kid Video Production Disney animator […]

Winnipeg Animation students to connect with Pixar Canada’s Camera & Staging Lead Jennifer Mackie

Confirmed!  VFS Talk with Pixar Canada’s Camera & Staging Lead Jennifer Mackie on Oct 13 @ 11:00 am (Central time) Sisler IDM students will be getting interactive with Pixar Canada’s Jennifer Mackie through video conferencing   Workshop Information: October 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am Sisler’s Redwood Studio 57 Learn about staging and […]

VFS Talk with Pixar Canada’s Camera & Staging Lead Jennifer Mackie – Oct 13

Visit Redwood Studio 57 to register for the VFS Talk with Animator/Layout Artist Jennifer Mackie on Oct 13 Workshop Information: October 13, 2016 Sisler’s Redwood Studio 57 Learn about staging and layout from VFS Animation Mentor & Pixar animator Jennifer Mackie About Jennifer Mackie What ever the medium, it’s all about the story. […]