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SPARK [FWD] 2014 Conference

The SPARK [FWD] conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada from February 5, 2014 to February 9, 2014. The event is brought to you by Emily Carr/S3D Centre, the Canadian 3D and Advance Imaging Society, and Spark CG Society.

SPARK [FWD] is a three-day conference and five-day film festival with a focus on stereoscopic 3D, VFX & Advanced Imaging topics in HFR (High Frame Rate), live action film production, 4K-8K and more.

There is a two-day job fair with 11 hiring studios present, and attendance to the Job Fair is free! SPARK [FWD] is one of Canada's most affordable conferences and film festivals, with world-class speakers and presentations.

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Why Should I Attend?

Gain insight into the latest practices from industry, get exposed to leading artistic and technical achievements, and watch some excellent films. SPARK [FWD] starts with an industry mixer, and closes with a high-energy reception.

Target audience: Film & TV directors/producers, VFX artists, students, digital media professionals, educators.

Full name of the Event

SPARK [FWD] 2014 - 3D, VFX & ADVANCED IMAGING Conference, Film Fest & Job Fair

Who is Spark CG?

Initially created as an arm to the Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH chapter, the Spark Computer Graphics (Spark CG) Society has organized all the SPARK conferences & festivals, starting with the inaugural SPARK FX '08 in January 2008 and the inaugural SPARK Animation '08 in September 2008.

Since then, the Spark CG team has been working hard to promote and foster the local computer graphics community, holding sold-out events, attracting internationally renowned speakers, and keeping abreast of how to best serve this dynamic community.

More Info

Cost: Early-Bird until JANUARY 17, 2014 is CAD 225 for 3-day conference.

Conference dates are Thursday February 6 through Saturday February 8, 2014 from 9 am to 6:30 pm. After January 17th, the pass is CAD250. Individual sessions and films available from CAD10. Job Fair registration is free, and opens January 6th.

Note: 1.00 CAD is approximately 0.92 USD.

Visit for details and registration.