Deadline: 30/01/2019

Animation and Design Practicum

A unique opportunity to create graphics, visual media, and animation.

What does the program offer?
Through hands-on experience, practicum participants will strengthen their skills in the creation of motion graphics and digital imagery. Projects involve a wide range of design skills including, print, video graphics, VFX, and animation. Participants work closely with other designers, editors, producers, directors, and programmers. 

This deadline-driven production environment will require the ability to efficiently assess project tasks and meet project targets. Participants will be able to develop their visual design and technical skills utilizing a variety of graphics software and techniques. Mentorship and collaboration with a diverse group of creative professionals will provide a depth of on-the-job experience. 

Practicum participants will also have the opportunity to attend relevant Banff Centre talks and events to expand their knowledge and personal artistic networks. 

Who should apply?
Candidates should have a working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects with an interest in motion design. Knowledge of other graphics, editing, and web design tools is also an asset. The ability to adapt to the requirements of a project and work as a team while adhering to workflow best practices will be required. Enthusiasm to raise the bar of visual design is highly valued.

You are eligible for Banff Centre housing (based on availability). You are responsible for your own room and board costs. Current rates for Banff Centre accommodation are $8.06 / day (shared) or $16.12 / day (single) and will be deducted from your living allowance. 

Fees & Financial Assistance
Program fee (per week) $199.50
Program fee with financial assistance (per week) $0.00
Weekly living allowance $427.00
Application fee: $65
*The weekly program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance from Banff Centre.

How to apply
Apply Online

A resume or C.V. describing academic, professional, and other relevant experience.

Personal Statement
A summary of your long-term goals as an artist, how you plan to achieve those goals, and how your experience at Banff Centre will assist you. Please indicate what stream you are interested in.

A sample of your relevant recent artistic work.

Contact details for two references.

Application Deadline: January 30, 2019
Program Dates: April 01, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Animation and Design Practicum

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