Over 400 High-Demand Jobs Available at Vancouver’s Largest Career Fair for Digital Entertainment and Interactive Industry

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Unprecedented growth inspires Vancouver’s film & TV production industry to join VFX & Animation and Game Design exhibitors at 2017 Career Fair

The continued growth of the Digital Entertainment & Interactive and Film & TV industries in Vancouver has created enormous demand for trained professionals and talented students. The Vancouver Economic Commission’s (VEC) 6th annual Vancouver Career Fair for VFX & Animation, Film & TV, and Video Games is expected to draw 2,000 attendees this year, where job-seekers will have a chance to speak with recruitment representatives from 35 of the city’s top Visual Effects, Animation and Video Games employers and hear about the sector’s growth first-hand.

Media are invited to speak with participating exhibitors at the free event at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, taking place upstairs from the exciting Consumer VR (CVR) Expo.

What:            Vancouver Career Fair for VFX & Animation, Film & TV and Video Games

Where:          Media Registration Desk

Vancouver Convention Centre West Building (2F)

1055 Canada Place

Vancouver, BC

When:           Saturday, May 6, 2017

                      10:00 am – 3:00 pm                    

Who:             Nancy Mott, Executive Director, Film & Media Centre

David Shepheard, Director, Film Commission

Ian McKay, CEO, Vancouver Economic Commission

Representatives* from: 35 Hiring Studios

                                    10 Educational Institutions

                                             5 Industry Associations

 * Please advise one of our media contacts ahead of time if you are interested in speaking with any representatives of the hiring studios or educational institutions.

 

Media Contacts

Ingrid Valou, Communications Specialist

ivalou@vec-staging.domain7.net  / 604.868.1990

Eric Unmacht, Manager, Communications & Strategy

eunmacht@vec-staging.domain7.net / 604.362.5938