Jamie Leduc
Technology Department Head. Animation, Visual & Audio Effects, Media Project Management Teacher

Talk with Animator Eric Luhta

Presentation Published 12/13/15 Last updated on 8/3/18

VFS "Results in 30" Talk with Eric Luhta

was held on: January 21st, 2016

Eric Luhta is a professional animator who has worked for top studios like Pixar Canada and Sony Pictures Imageworks. His recent credits include Hotel Transylvania 2, Chappie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Horton Hears a Who, as well as the video game Bioshock 2 and numerous television commercials.

Discover what it takes to achieve your creative goals from a real working animation professional and industry mentor. Eric will deliver a 30 minute presentation followed by a 15 minute Q&A during which you’ll learn:

• Eric’s career story — working in feature film and game animation
• What it takes to get into the industry, and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle in production
• The work habits, drive, and commitment needed to be a successful animator
• Insights into feature animation techniques and practices with a mini-teaching demonstration

To register your school and find out more about VFS Results in 30 talks please send an email to eventinfo@vfs.com.

Special thank you to our partners in education Sisler High School (Manitoba) and the Winnipeg School Division.


What is Results in 30?

In 2016, VFS is launching Results in 30, a series of educational live-stream events to celebrate our 30th anniversary. The goal of this series is to grow meaningful high-school partnerships and to promote access to industry professionals and resources. Through collaboration with high school teachers, counsellors, and other stakeholders, our aim is to foster innovation at the high school level, promote awareness of BC’s burgeoning creative economic, and to help high school students identify and pursue their career goals. The results in 30 series also provides high school teachers with excellent professional development opportunities. RSVP today to be added to our event series mail list.

About VFS

With over 1,000 students across 13 programs every year, and more than 20,000 alumni worldwide, VFS has a reputation built on results and a rich history of developing entrepreneurs. Innovative companies including Blast Radius, HootSuite, and Nerd Corps count VFS Alumni among their founders. In 2014 alone, VFS alumni earned credits on approximately half of total world box office – 18 billion dollars.

Please RSVP to tgervan@vfs.com

Please visit the Sisler High School's Digital Voices Behance Portfolio to see how you can integrate this session into your class.
  • After Effects

    Create motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video, and web.

  • Animate

    Design interactive vector animations for multiple platforms.

  • Behance

    Showcase and discover creative work.

  • Adobe Premiere Elements

    Organize, edit, create, and share your videos.

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