14:00- 14:25 | VFX, animation and games: a presentation about the industry and education opportunities in Canada

🎤 Speakers

Mohsen Mousavi, Emmy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor, DNEG
Diwakar Gandhi, Co-CEO, Centre for Entertainment Arts

📝 Description

The Creative Industries in Canada offer exciting opportunities for international students in Visual Effects, Animation, and Gaming. In this 30-minute presentation and industry panel, Mohsen Mousavi, an Emmy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor from DNEG, and Diwakar Gandhi, Co-CEO of the Centre for Entertainment Arts (CEA), will discuss the past, present, and future of these industries.

The CEA partners with public post-secondary institutions to offer cutting-edge training and exposure, top-level industry mentorship, and Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) eligibility. CEA alumni are landing dream jobs at top industry studios.

These dynamic, in-demand industries are among the highest paying in the artistic fields, with global industries represented in every major market. The panelists will share insights on the challenges, opportunities, and future possibilities, including the prospects for international students in Canada. The presentation is a must-attend for anyone passionate about Entertainment Arts Education and its intersection with Visual Effects, Animation, and Gaming, and the promising career opportunities they offer to international students in Canada.