For those interested in the local film industry here in BC, you are invited to attend a field trip to downtown Vancouver on Friday March 3, all day. The MPPIA (motion picture production industry association of BC) will host the day long event, feature speakers and tours. There will be at least 4 productions going on at that time.
To sign up, please register on the Parent Portal (https://parents.sd42.ca/). . The field trip cost is $5 to cover the bus, and you will need to have teacher permission from your Block A, B, and D teachers to attend. I will have permission forms, and you can also see Ms. Griffin for the forms as well.
Join us on Friday March 3rd in the iconic Canada Post building, now a working studio facility in the heart of downtown Vancouver, for the 10th anniversary edition of the
MPPIA Career Expo – BC Creates Careers…
The Expo presents a rare point of access to the people, organizations and companies that make the Motion Picture and Digital Media Industries tick. A refreshed take on the annual favourite, this forum provides students with the opportunity to connect with established professionals, leading companies and industry educators. Explore career pathways through People & Skills, Infrastructure, Visual Effects, Animation & Post Production – the many strengths that make British Columbia a world renowned, innovative, premier centre for screen production.
NEW THIS YEAR – ‘Industry Insiders’ a series of discussion sessions where those ‘in the know’ share their stories and career paths.
This 10th Anniversary special is not to be missed!
When: Friday March 3rd 2017, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 425 Georgia Street, Vancouver (Homer Street Entrance)
Our venue has been home to many productions since it was repurposed as a studio facility less than 2 years ago, for example:
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series – Warner Brothers
- Arrow (TV Series – Warner Brothers)
- The Flash (TV Series – Warner Brothers)
- Supernatural (TV Series – Warner Brothers)
- Van Helsing (TV Series – Syfy)
- Travelers (TV Series – Netflix Original)
- Supergirl (TV Series – Warner Brothers)
- Romeo Section (TV Series – CBC)
- Ice (TV Series – Direct TV)
- Okja (Feature – Netflix Original)
- My So Called Wife (TV Series – NBC/Universal)
- The Magicians (TV Series – NBC/Universal)
- Altered Carbon (TV Series – Netflix Original)
At the time of the Career Expo at least 4 productions will be underway and we’ll be working with the productions teams to gain access to tours contingent upon set status (which fluctuates daily) Tours will be scheduled by random selection in advance of the event and will be available to secondary school students only.