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Student Video Awards’ one-day workshop

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151 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC

Learn from some of the sharpest minds in video production and documentary filmmaking from Vancouver at the Student Video Awards’ one-day workshop.

This is an opportunity to discover the latest techniques in a range of topics from the art of visual storytelling and cultivating creative ideas on how to make your video go viral as well as tips and tricks from top animators.

The workshop is part of the third annual Vancouver Sun Student Video Awards, which offers more than $20,000 in prizing to Vancouver Film School’s Summer Intensives series. Since the inception of the SVA in 2011, more than 1,500 students have participated in submitting films which have reached more than 80,000 people. For more details, go to

Keep tabs on the workshop and contest on the SVA Facebook page and Twitter at @VanSun_SVA.

Cost: $50 – includes lunch and a workshop t-shirt

Speakers – Morning sessions
– Art of telling a story – Duncan McCue, reporter,  CBC News – The National
– Putting the I in independent – Mark Yuen, Vancouver Sun award-winning videographer
– Push the Creative Envelope – David Vandas, creative entrepreneur, video director
– Online Distribution Strategies – Kai Nagata, journalist, videographer
– The Working Artist – Vasho Pekar, filmmaker, VFX artist
– Finding Your Creative Mix – Corwin Hiebert, creative consultant

Speakers – Afternoon sessions
– Storytelling and Character Development – Michael Baser, writer/producer and Head of Writing for Film & Television at VFS
– The Age of Imagination-focusing on animation & idea generation – Colin Giles, Senior Instructor in 3D Animation & Visual Effects department at VFS
– Mixing Media – Nida Khan, freelance motion designer, VFS Digital Design instructor
– Animation Tips and Tricks – Heather Garrow, animator, VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects instructor
– Genres in Cinema – Paul Jensen, walking film encyclopedia, VFS Writing for Film & Television instructor
– Moving Camera Demonstration – Ted Jones, film production veteran, Head of Film Production at VFS

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