Student Success

Student Success

Michael Jung recently travelled to Guangzho, China and will complete a short documentary while there.

Alix Falkiner continues to expand her camera skills on a variety of projects and is currently completing a film liaison contract.

Hugh Tull completed a fashion shoot at Starstreet Studios in Brooklyn, New York. He has also created a series of sponsorship videos for Sigma Canada, Beau Photo and Profoto Canada.

Jeff Fang is a graduate of both the Digital Film Program and the Art of DSLR program. Watch his music video here.

Daniel Froidevaux was accepted as a Trainee Camera Assistant with IATSE 667.

Elmir Valley completed work as Director of Photography on the independent feature Film, The Last Trip. Classmate, Shurmen Esseltine worked as Gaffer and provided B-camera services. The feature was initially released to film festivals in Latin America in 2015. Elmir Valley has also worked as a videographer for the Vancouver SPCA. 

Writer/director, Eric Duvochel amd Director of Photography, Elmir Valley  have launched their ten episode web series, How To Make A Movie.

Campbell Stafford continues to expand his cinematography skills; most recently with projects utilizing Red One cameras.

Luis Almazan worked as Senior Compositor at Gradient Effects on the film Identity Thief. He was also Lead Compositor at Rainmaker on Escape From Planet Earth. Luis also completed contract work at Rhythm and Hues compositing the feature Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters.  For further details  on his current initiatives, visit his website.

Saira and Nilufer Rahman completed filming in Inuvik, Northwest Territories for a documentary film Arctic Mosque that aired on CBC TV and APTN. Synopsis: A little mosque overcomes great odds during its 4000 km journey by road and water from Winnipeg to a small arctic town where a community eagerly awaits it. The mosque represents a new phase for Inuvik Muslims; it symbolizes settlement, a sense of permanence and a carving out of identity.

Laura Robertson set up Vancouver's first DSLR film festival with sponsorship from Langara's Digital Film Production Program. Laura has been employed as a cameraperson and editor on programs for Shaw-TV including The Express.

Several student films were selected for Shaw TV broadcasts, including the VCTA One World series which screened the film Windows by Andres Salas.

Trorry Wong won 1st place in the Matrix Video Competition with his piece 'Hey Jude Korean Baby - Spoof'. The grand prize was $3,000 cash and $1,000 in rental credit. Congratulations, Trorry!

Julie Tanas worked as a Lamp Operator on numerous films including DGC Kickstart short: L'Oiseau Mort, ACFC feature Butterfly on a Wheel, and the independent feature film Stranger Game.

Richard Olak is the winner of numerous Canada wide awards for his student film It Haunts Me.  He also completed Lot 429, a documentary film prior to beginning work on a fantasy web series. He is currently completing his Feature Film.