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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.
Mar 4, 2014
Janel Heighton, previous student council president at Centre for Arts and Technology, is aiming to become an Environment Modeler
Feb 18, 2014
Yvonne Rizkallah always knew she wanted to enter into a career where she could use her love for computers. But after spending two years studying computer science, she sought out a new program to foster her creativity. After taking a few years off from school, Rizkallah decided to enroll in the animation for game, film and visual effects program at the Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT).
Oct 21, 2013
The Centre for Arts and Technology Halifax and Frederiction Campuses will be sponsoring the annual  3 day Hal-Con sci-fi, fantasy & gaming convention in Halifax, November 8th -10th at the World Trade & Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street , Halifax.A large group of passionate volunteers come together to make this annual event happen. With guest speakers from various communities such...
Aug 22, 2013
Like so many 20-somethings who grew up in the digital age, Evan Lewis longed to someday see his name rolling down the credits at the end of a classic video game. And just one year after graduating from the Centre for Arts and Technology as a certified animator, that day has come. “It’s always the dream when you're a kid, so I thought, ‘Hey, why not go for the dream job?’” Lewis said of his...