Sheridan concludes exciting weekend at Fan Expo Canada

Dinosaurs and minotaurs and giant frogs oh my! The Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design ended yet another successful weekend at Fan Expo Canada with their most significant presence to date. Sheridan had one of the largest and most imposing booths that promoted seven programs including Advanced Special Effects Makeup Prosthetics and Props, Makeup for Media and Creative Arts, Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events, Bachelor of Game Design, Bachelor of Animation, Bachelor of Film and TV and Advanced Television and Film.

SPF/X Students on the Set of “Ruffus The Dog” at Sheridan College

Students in Sheridan’s the Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props program had the chance to work on a real TV set this past week, as producer/director/writer/actor Rob Mills came to Trafalgar campus to film the latest season of Ruffus The Dog. Puppetry instructor Jane Edmondson was instrumental in attracting Rob to film at our Sheridan facilities, as she has known people from the Ruffus crew for many, many years (they all worked on a show called The Big Comfy Couch in the early 90’s). Rob Mills welcomed Sheridan makeup students to prepare his actors for the camera. He spoke to me about students’ enthusiasm and professionalism, noting that Jane had done an excellent job instructing students on what they needed to do on set, and why. Ann Callaghan, the co-ordinator of the Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props programs said: “I want to thank everyone from FAAD for… Read More

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