Creative Beginnings : Emma Frost

Creative Beginnings : Emma Frost

In January 2013, VFS Digital Design greeted another new, excitingly diverse group of students. We’re all looking forward to watching them develop into their professional careers as designers. But first, we’d like to give you a chance get to know some of them a little better in our regular series called Creative Beginnings.

Creative Beginnings features interviews with five new students — a different one each week over a five week period, along with a nice portrait photo taken by our very own Danny Chan  — who tell us a bit about their backgrounds and what their hopes and dreams are.

This week we introduce Emma Frost :

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Juan Behrens Opens Visual Arabia 2013

Juan-Behrens still from Visual Arabia 2013 Opening

Digital Design alumnus Juan Behrens has one of his motion pieces being featured along with some nice quotes from both he and his sound design partner, Daniel Da Silva, on Stashmedia.tv. Stashmediat.tv is a component of Stash Media Inc,which “delivers inspiration and insight into outstanding design, visual effects and animation projects and the people who create them.”

Juan Behrens is an excellent motion designer, and this current piece is a great example of his work, which was the opening piece for Visual Arabia 2013. It’s a beautiful piece with great sound.

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Creative Beginnings : Cesar Augusto Martinez Velazquez

Creative Beginnings : Cesar Augusto Martinez

In January 2013, VFS Digital Design greeted another new, excitingly diverse group of students. We’re all looking forward to watching them develop into their professional careers as designers. But first, we’d like to give you a chance get to know some of them a little better in our regular series called Creative Beginnings.

Creative Beginnings features interviews with five new students — a different one each week over a five week period, along with a nice portrait photo taken by our very own Danny Chan  — who tell us a bit about their backgrounds and what their hopes and dreams are.

This week we introduce Cesar Augusto Martinez Velazquez :
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Danny Chan Can : 2013 Canstruction Vancouver’s Photographer

Mr Potato Can — Photo by Danny Chan

The annual Canstruction competition is back with an exhibition of their amazing sculptures made entirely of canned food (which afterwards are donated to Greater Vancouver Food Banks for distribution to community emergency feeding programs) at the Four Seasons Hotel, the Pacific Center Rotunda and the HSBC Pendulum Gallery in downtown Vancouver. VFS Digital Media Specialist Danny Chan is their appointed photographer for the event.

Last year, Danny Chan took some photos for our OOMPH! piece, and after seeing his shots, the Director of Brand l Co-Chair Canstruction Vancouver, Scott Gray contacted him and asked permssion to use some of his photography in their promotional material, which then evolved into using his photos as the basis for their innovative calendar.
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Ayogo + VFS Digital Design Career Jumpstart : Ricard Adrianza

Ayogo + VFS Digital Design Career Jumpstart

Ricard Adrianza, who was part of the 23rd graduating class of Digital Design, is the latest intern at Ayogo Games, who have a partnership program with Digital Design  — the Ayogo + VFS Digital Design Career Jumpstart. After seeing his work at our Industry Night Event, Appetizers, Ayogo included Ricard as one of their top candidates, and after an interview process, they chose him as their latest Interactive Design Intern. It’s not hard to see why — while in the program Ricard produced work that was outstanding and inventive. Just have a look at his portfolio to see for yourself.

Ricard at workstation at Ayogo Games

We caught up with Ricard to get a first hand account of his experience as an Interactive Design intern at Ayogo games.

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