Alumni Showcase

We contribute to the digital entertainment hubs around the globe, and provide training for the Animation, Visual Effects, Virtual Reality, and Video Games industries.

10 Years delivering Online Education

Vancouver Animation School is a leading Canadian school offering programs for the Animation, VFX, VR, and Video Game Industries.

Here are some of the studios our VANAS alumni work at:

Surrounded by mountains and water in beautiful Vancouver, BC, we are smart people who like smart people. We create mobile games with a social core that engage players and provoke us with creative new problems. We value data, informal leadership and keeping it all balanced. When we set out to make games with massive online communities, we knew that we first had to create the ideal environment for building ambitious things: a place where brilliant and inspiring people come together to build games that make millions of players happy. We realized that we needed to find incredibly talented people and get out of their way. Since then we've paid careful attention to how we like to work together - these are some of our guiding principles: Ownership; Have Wonderful Arguments; The Best Ideas Win; Keep Growing.
Ánima is the leading animation studio based in Mexico City, Madrid, Canary Islands and Buenos Aires. Specialized in 2D and CGI animation, it creates, produces and manages high quality entertainment brands and develops original projects for kids and the whole family. Its most recent projects include “Space Chickens in Space”, “Cleo & Cuquin”, “PINY Institute of New York” TV shows, as well as “Here Comes the Grump”, “Ana y Bruno” and “The Legend of Charro Negro” feature films.
Founded in 1991 and driven by a simple philosophy – ‘to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE’, Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for over 25 years.
Atomic has three beautiful animation facilities. Our Vancouver studio is located along the majestic shores of False Creek, just South of Olympic Village. Smack-dab in the middle of Vancouver’s bustling Animation District. Our Ottawa studio is located in eclectic Hintonburg. Surrounded by niche restaurants and bustling breweries. The studio sits in a neighborhood soaked in rich animation history. Our newest studio is in sunny Burbank, California. Situated across from the Hollywood Burbank Airport. Burbank is home to some of the biggest animation players in the world.
Bit Egg is an independent game studio with offices in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand. We develop original games, including Neko Samurai, a member of Google's Indie Games Accelerator Class of 2018. We are also a world-class contract animation, art, and game development studio.
Superheroes, fantastic beasts, dinosaurs of the 21st century, and galaxies undiscovered. Cinesite is an award-winning digital entertainment studio with 30 years of experience and work on hundreds of film, TV and streaming productions. Our visual effects and animation teams breathe life into filmmakers’ visions. Alongside our skilled artists and engineers, we work closely with filmmakers and studios to achieve the impossible, whether through complex visual effects or conceiving and realizing entire animated films.
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects and animation studios for feature film and television. We have over 20 years of industry experience and we are honoured to have won six out of the last ten Academy Awards for 'Best VFX'.
Electronic Arts Inc. is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California. It is the second-largest gaming company in the Americas and Europe by revenue and market capitalization after Activision Blizzard and ahead of Take-Two Interactive, and Ubisoft as of May 2020.
Founded in 2008, Emerald City Games is a studio about pushing the boundaries in gameplay and art. We first launched with Sacred Seasons 1 and Sacred Seasons 2 on web before launching with Lionheart Tactics and Stormblades on mobile platforms. Our next games will take our critical success even further as we work with top publishers from around the world to create the next Top 10 games for mobile.
Focus Media, a Vancouver-based Media Technique Company. We proudly provide a “one station” branding strategy to Metro Vancouver customers. Our services include but not limited to Website development and maintenance, graphic design and visual identity package, social media account management, commercial video, and talk show production, event planning, and brand marketing.
ICON Creative Studio is Canada’s largest independently owned animation entertainment company located in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver, BC Canada with design, storyboarding, modeling, rigging, animation, technical finaling, lighting, visual effects and compositing artists alongside creative and management teams.
We believe in assertive deliveries at the right timing. We believe in creativity to connect people and true stories. We believe in hybrids, collaborations, partnerships. We believe in agility with zero cordless phone.
And your brand, believe what?
Founded in 1993, Mainframe created the very first fully-CG TV series, ReBoot. Since then, we’ve produced more than 1000 half-hours of TV, over 60 feature-length projects, and two theatrical feature films. We’ve been innovators and creators since day one, and have partnered with some of the biggest names in the business. Our creative-driven approach marries seamlessly with our rock-solid production processes, allowing us to deliver great storytelling that’s on-time and on-budget.
Marza Animation Planet Inc. is a Japan-based CG animation studio dedicated to making full-length feature films. Their extensive résumé includes CG add-ins for television series and video games. We, MARZA ANIMATION PLANET delivers the best entertainment through the world as the animation studio making CG animation filled with authentic characters and original stories to make an impression and offer delight to our customers with cutting-edge technologies and top-class quality.
Home to exceptional artists and technologists, Method, a division of Company 3, is an award-winning global VFX company working with top creators on features, episodic, advertising, and immersive experiences. Our network of integrated facilities provides a full range of services, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics, matte painting, compositing, and games.
Nickelodeon is our kids' channel and the world's leading entertainment network for kids, reaching out to millions of households. Nickelodeon offers a wide range of shows, which includes animated series, dramas and comedies. Nick is a German free-to-air television channel, part of the international Nickelodeon franchise. Originally launched in 1995, and relaunched in 2005, Nickelodeon is based in Berlin. The channel is available on subscription services and as an unscrambled, free-to-air satellite signal
We are a studio brimming with creative minds specializing in development within the animation and design world. We strive for innovation while offering a fresh and confident approach when meeting our client's needs. Our aim is to showcase the talent and creativity of Mexican minds combined with technology. We do this through the development of films, short films, and animated series with excellent production quality. We intend to stand out in the industry as a reference in Mexico and Latin America, by presenting some of the incredible talents that our country houses.
Playdead Games is a Danish independent video game developer based in Copenhagen. Game designers Arnt Jensen and Dino Patti created the company in 2006 to develop Limbo, which was released in 2010 to critical acclaim. Playdead is an independent game developer and publisher based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company was founded in 2006 by game designer Arnt Jensen. Since then, we have made LIMBO and INSIDE. Today, we are a team of more than 50 creative professionals, coming from a broad range of experience and education. We are hard at work on bringing LIMBO and INSIDE to more players - and on making new games.
Rare Limited is a British video game developer and a studio of Xbox Game Studios based in Twycross. Rare are known for their games spanning many genres, which include platforming, first-person shooter, action-adventure, fighting, and racing. Some of their most popular titles include games from the Donkey Kong, Banjo-Kazooie, Conker, Viva Piñata, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, and Battletoads series, as well as games like GoldenEye 007 and Sea of Thieves. The company was established in 1985 by brothers Tim and Chris Stamper, who also founded Ultimate Play the Game. During its early years, Rare was backed by an unlimited budget from Nintendo, primarily concentrated on Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) games. During this time the studio created successful games such as Wizards & Warriors, R.C. Pro-Am, and Battletoads. Rare became a prominent second-party developer for Nintendo, which came to own a large minority stake of the company. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Rare started selling their games under the trademark name "Rareware" and received international recognition and critical acclaim for games such as the Donkey Kong Country trilogy, Killer Instinct, GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark, and Conker's Bad Fur Day.
Red Games was originally formed as a division of RED Interactive Agency, a digital agency partner to the world’s leading brands. Under the agency’s umbrella, Red Games grew into a successful, boutique mobile game development studio and created hit games for companies such as Hasbro, Universal, Nickelodeon, A&E, OWN, and others. To date, the studio's games have reached #1 in 5 different App Store categories, have had 12 games Featured by Apple, including 'Best New Game', 'App of the Day', and 'Apps We Love', and over 100 million downloads. Today, In 2019, Red Games Co. was officially established as an independent mobile game studio, with a focus on creating multi-generational, family-friendly mobile games and experiences. Today, the company is developing new mobile games in partnership with LEGO, Hasbro, and Crayola as well as its own original IP.
Riseup Labs game development studio develops games and designs plots behind them through fruitful game art solutions. Unique ideas, dynamic animations, lively characters define our projects and increase clients' dreams. Riseup Labs is a pioneer and best game development company in Bangladesh. Here you can turn your creative ideas into games by bringing the best quality and cost-effective solution. We run independent projects, jointly build games with the client's team, and provide further operational services. Our developer's expertise allows us to cover all gaming platforms and develop a fantastic product that matches the customer's vision and player's preferences.
Since 2015 we’ve produced 7 animated series and 320 completed episodes. Our 2-D animated series reached 22 billion views on YouTube and are also placed on other platforms worldwide. Our goal is to give every child confidence in their ability to make the world a better place. We want to inspire kids and teens with 3 big ideas: the world is full of opportunities, they need to take care of it, and they can be anything they want to.
Smoking Gun Interactive is an independent video game development studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is known for developing medieval MMO tower defense game Age of Empires: Castle Siege, which is published by Microsoft Studios.
Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. is a Canadian visual effects and computer animation studio headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, with an additional office on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California. SPI is a unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Motion Picture Group.
Sprung Studios Ltd was established in 2005 by James Chaytor, initially specialising in interaction design within the corporate sector, before developing into the first creative studio with an international reputation for functional and beautiful UX/UI design for the games industry. The studios have come a long way since being a handful of people in a loft office near Brighton Station. We continue to maintain our dedication to quality work and pride ourselves on a friendly, creative and collaborative work environment.
At The Focus, we recognize that great creative work can only be produced with talented and diverse people. The most advanced technologies can only go so far without the right people wielding them. For this reason, we’ve created The Focus, a careers hub for all kinds of creative professionals in visual effects, advertising, creative experience and animation. The Focus aims to foster a diverse community and lead the way into a more inclusive creative industry, representative of the world we live in. We will bring you the latest creative industry content, thought leadership, and career development opportunities, plus job alerts tailored to your interests.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA is a French video game company headquartered in the Montreuil suburb of Paris, with several development studios across the world. Its video game franchises include For Honor, Assassin's Creed, Prince of Persia, Far Cry, Rayman, Rabbids, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, and the Tom Clancy's series.
At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada.

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