For Canadians, there is no better time to get into the exciting film visual effects and animation industries. New immigration rules limit the ability of studios to hire foreign junior (entry level) artists and technicians to fill their production teams, yet there is more work going on in Vancouver than ever.
As our reputation for vfx training grows, we get more and more calls from various people asking us to do complex visual effects and animation for free. After all, students don’t expect to be paid. They need experience, right?