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The SMPA is dedicated to inspiring a new generation of independent Canadian filmmakers through the fostering and mentoring of emerging talent utilizing progressive learning environments and authentic production experience such that graduates make a valued contribution to the global media culture.
The School of Motion Picture Arts programs include:- Motion Picture Arts (degree, diploma & certificate programs)- 2D Animation & Visual Development- 3D Animation for Film & Games- Costuming for Stage and Screen- Digital Visual Effects (VFX)- Documentary- Indigenous Independent Digital FilmmakingAbout the video:Take a quick peak behind the scenes at some classwork on a collaborative project—CASCADIA (3D SciFi production)—including Motion Picture Arts diploma/degree students working with students from the VFX, Animation, Costuming, and Acting for Stage & Screen programs.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.