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Quick Chat: Vancouver Film School’s Marty Hasselbach

By Randi Altman

Recently, Vancouver Film School, whose program offerings are designed to prepare students to be independent filmmakers/game producers and animators, invested in 775 new HP z420 workstations with AMD W7000 FirePro graphics for use in their new 155,000-square-foot campus in the heart of Vancouver’s Gastown. The goal was to create an environment that emulates real-world production studios.

The facilities used by the school feature the same tools you’ll find in professional studios. The new campus will be home to the Animation, Visual Effects and Film departments. Other departments will also have access to the resources as opportunities for collaboration arise.

They’ve committed 70,000 square feet of the new campus to classrooms and studio space Continue reading