Designing & Pitching Stories. A 3 Day workshop with @JamFilledStudio Tom Pajdlhauser Nov 13-15

The 3 day workshop will focus on creating appealing and effective storytelling pitches.  The focus will be on: how to visually plan a story what to highlight and feature when preparing a pitch understanding your market / demographic understanding your story and how to make others understand it with as […]

3 @SislerAnimation win @Adobeedu @project1324 #itsAlive challenge

Congrats Mary Frando, Ethan Ani & Kelly Abalus Sisler students win international design challenge open for all creative artists About Project 1324 It’s Alive: It’s Alive! Find characters in everyday objects https://project1324.com/challenge/itsalive Characters exist all around us! Project 1324 challenges creatives to find characters in everyday objects. Start by capturing […]

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 […]

Are you thinking of applying to VFS? Meeting Oct 2 11:30 am Rm 57

Attend our VFS Info, Scholarship & Application Meeting on October 2 @ 11:50 am in room 57 Meeting will cover:  What to really expect! VFS Scholarships for SislerIDM students: Sisler High School and Vancouver Film School (VFS) has established the following educational media pathway scholarships applicable to the students entering […]

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 […]

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. […]

Creativity: The Essential Future Job Skill

Creativity will clearly play a critical role in future careers—especially in jobs that don’t yet exist. CRITICAL THINKING, CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING, COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATIVE TEAM WORK, DIGITAL LITERACY and ENTREPRENEURSHIP all depend on it. ese skills are at the heart of what Adobe brings to education. source: http://ex-staticpages.s3.amazonaws.com/static_page_assets/marketing-resources/assets/PDF/Creativity-The-Essential-Future-Job-Skill.pdf Last year, we asked […]

Order you SislerIDM SignatureSoft T-shirts today

Limited time order opportunity. 2017-18 Sisler IDM T-shirts will be available to order on September 6, 2017.  Please see Mr. Leduc for order forms.  T-shirts order forms and payment must be submitted by Friday, September 15.     T-Shirt Info: Black T-Shirts cost $20.00 White T-shirts cost $13.00 155 grams, […]

Are you taking a Sisler Media Art class this Fall?

Here are the courses running in September of 2017 Includes period, teacher and room numbers We hope this helps you plan your daily school routine.   Mr. Galvao Mr.Haussler Mr. Leduc Mr. Dyck-Lyons Mr.Alibudbud Mr.Erickson Mr.  Slavicek Slot_A Graphics Grade 12 GRAR4S.01 Room 17 Graphics Grade 12 GRAR4S.02 Room 17 […]

The Big Picture

4 Sisler IDM students registered their own company (Digital Dropkick Media), opened a bank account, got insurance, travelled Canada and received $20,000 in funding…and best of all, they told their story about trying to crack the creative industry. We hope you enjoy Ritvick, Kevin, Kara and Janelle’s story on Shaw […]

The Big Picture Airs June 26 @ 11:00 am

Set your DVRs for our first TV pilot show on June 26. The four Sisler IDM students registered their own company (Digital Dropkick Media), opened a bank account, got insurance, travelled Canada and received $20,000 in funding…and best of all, they told their story about trying to crack the creative […]

Dreams take flight on Shaw TV in June 2017

Watch Shaw TV in late June to see how four Winnipeg students face unique obstacles as they aspire to crack into the creative industry!   We are so excited to announce that the first ever pilot TV show will be broadcasted in late June on Shaw TV.  The Big Picture, […]

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 […]

Thank you for making 2016-17 the best year ever!

Many thanks for the amazing support in 2016-17 Thank you to all of our educational partners and friends for making a difference in clearing a pathway to the Creative Industry.  We really appreciate your support by providing skill development workshops, supporting us online, inspiring our students through educational talks, welcoming us into your studios, […]

The ABCs of Motion Graphics with CBC designer Earl Cabuhat

Thanks Earl Cabuhat for an amazing session on Friday. Earl mentored our students through the educational pathways the industry, interviewing, persistence and dedication. emphasized The ABCs of Motion .. Always Appropriate , Best Behaviour and Consider Capability.   Check out BBC Gel’s the ABCs of Motion:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/gel/articles/abcs-of-motion Adobe education tips […]

What an Amazing Evening at #MovieNightsCA #Winnipeg

Thanks Manitoba Film & Music for an amazing opportunity to celebrate Canadian Film The Manitoba film industry is busy, going by the $120 million dollars worth of production the province has hosted in the past year. But Manitoba film isn’t necessarily glamorous. Films get made. They often play festivals. Occasionally, […]

@VFS VFX Presentation w/ Melissa Best – April 5

What an amazing tour of the VFX industry in Vancouver! SislerIDM students learned about the VFX Industry from industry guru and VFS instructor Melissa Best About Melissa: Mel became involved in the entertainment business early. She was in numerous plays, took acting classes for fun, modeled, danced and spent time […]

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 […]