*CILECT (North America), Sheridan College and TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) joined forces to organize and sponsor a two day pre-visualization conference. Leading off on Friday, February 13th at Toronto’s Bell Lightbox, the event featured guest Chris Edwards, the CEO and Founder of Hollywood’s leading pre-visualization studio “The Third Floor.” He described how filmmakers increasingly rely on digital storyboards, concept artwork and physical models to help them plan their visions.
Advanced Film and Television Coordinator Jean Desormeaux and Media Arts faculty John Helliker recently attended a conference in Buenos Aires about changes in digital film technologies, and Jean had this to say about his experience: This September, John Helliker and I attended CILECT 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Conference itself was hosted by the Argentinian school Escuela Nacional de Experimentacion y Realiacion Cinematografica (ENERC) and its dean, Pablo Rovito. 73 schools from 36 countries attended on this occasion. The International Association of Film and Television Schools (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision – CILECT), of which Sheridan is a long time member, is an invaluable source of innovation, intellectual discussion, as well as networking potential. CILECT offers Sheridan new global approaches film education as well as providing us with international recognition for our programs. Engagement with this organization, representing 160 of the world’s best film… Read More