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Feb 3, 2016
And who can nominate people?  You can!  You don’t have to be an expert, or have gone to an art school… it’s all up to you!You can nominate someone in the community, who resides in the Central Okanagan, for awards in such disciplines as:- Visual Arts (2D / 3D: drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, digital)- Music (singing, songwriting, performance (in a...
Jul 28, 2015
Every year Centre for Arts and Technology’s Graduating Animation Students travel from Kelowna to Vancouver to tour Animation Studios.  This annual trip is a fundamental part of building and maintaining industry relationships to help CAT student’s transition into the workforce.Sean Ridgway, Centre for Arts and Technology Animation Department Head in Kelowna describes the importance of these...
Dec 17, 2014
It is no secret that video games are no longer just for the stereotypical socially awkward nerd in Mother’s basement, but are you aware just how entrenched this multi-billion dollar industry is into Canadian culture? Centre for Arts and Technology- Animation School decided to put together an infographic to better illustrate the impact this massive industry has on our fair nation.Some of the...
Nov 21, 2014
Bardel Entertainment and Centre for Arts and Technology team up to host private screening of soon-to-be released animated movie.
Aug 21, 2014
For the 9th annual CATO Vancouver Studios Tour August 12-14,  our graduating Animation students from Kelowna visited Nerdcorps Entertainment, Bardel Entertainment, Atomic Cartoons, Electronic Arts and attended the Siggraph Job FairIn addition, Sean Ridgway and, lead instructor, Roland Baron were personally invited to an ‘Educator’s Evening’ at Sony Pictures Imageworks studio in Vancouver to...
Jun 20, 2014
Earlier this week, animation students had the opportunity to showcase their work and hear feedback from animation alumni. Department Head of Animation Sean Ridgway wason hand to facilitate the evening and described the goal for the evening was “was to bring in a few of the many successful animation alumni to give back to our current animation students.  The discussions centered around what...
Jun 10, 2014
We are thrilled to feature a testimonial from one of the top Entertainment companies in the Valley. Bardel Entertainment Inc. is a "fully integrated entertainment company, engaged in developing, producing and distributing award winning, audience-driven content.For 25 years, the studio has been a major player in the animation industry, supplying creative services for many of the world's largest...
Jun 9, 2014
Recently one of our animation instructors was prominently featured in an issue of Culture Magazine. Elizabeth Dykosky is a very talented individual that we are proud to have as part of our instructor body. We have made a digital copy of the article available for you to enjoy. To see more of Elizabeth's amazing work you can also visit her online portfolio at her website. [[{"type":"media","...
May 20, 2014
When Brad Lucas took the reins of the animation department at the Centre for Arts and Technology in Fredericton, he wasn’t just bringing more than a decade of experience with some of the top studios in Canada, but a bold new vision. “My goal was to make the Centre a place where people all across Canada want to come,” Lucas said. “I wanted our department to be right up there with the top...
Mar 4, 2014
Dillon Larade was pleased to hear the Centre for Arts and Technology’s animation program was here in Halifax, so he could stay close to home in Dartmouth while he went to school. As a current student in the 3D Animation for Game, Film, and Visual Effects program he likes the smaller class sizes and how the teachers bring industry experience into the classroom.