Ring in the NEW YEAR with new board members and new members. Mingle with your community and have a PINT on us! Come see what Toronto section has to offer - Networking, Screenings, Workshops, etc.


Wednesday, January 29, 2014...

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Jim Rygiel VES Toronto Section Speaker, Jim Rygiel VES Toronto Section Sponsors
Mon Jun 2, 2014 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The VES Toronto Section presents, three time Academy Award winning VFX Supervisor, Jim Rygiel this coming Monday, June 2nd, 7PM @ TIFF Bell Lightbox.

This event is free to VES Toronto Section Members. Please reserve at TIFF by calling (416) 588-TIFF

This event is open to Non-Members who may purchase tickets from TIFF https://tytix.tiff.net/scripts/max/

First navigate your way to the box office option.

Make sure you tell them you want to reserve tickets for the Jim Rygiel Event Monday at 7pm Also be sure they know you have a complimentary VES Members ticket available or they'll try and sell you one :)

You will then need to pick up your ticket in person prior to the event. Have with you ID, your VES Member # plus your order number.

You can also pick up your complimentary ticket in person at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Box Office.

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Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Save the date - Oct 16 - for Academy Award-Winning Animator and VFX Master Phil Tippett will be delivering a first-look talk at the @VFXSociety Speakers' Series in Toronto. #TippettStudio

Tickets Now on Sale!

Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:30pm

VES Toronto Members are invited to participate in our section's Annual Board Elections and New Year's Pub Night celebration.

Come on out and mingle with your friends and meet new people in the local community.

Have a pint and some appetizers on us!

Bar Wellington

520 Wellington St. West

Toronto, ON




Chris Edwards,
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:00am to 1:30pm

VES Members are invited to participate in The Past, Present & Future of Visualization, @ TIFF Bell Lightbox Friday, February 13, 2015,

Chris Edwards, CEO of The Third Floor, will describe the humble beginnings of previsualization and demonstrate how modern previs techniques are being used to design innovative content for feature films, commercials, videogames, and themed attractions all around the world. Chris' presentation will feature a case study on Alfonso Cuaron's Academy Award-winning film Gravity. The presentation will also feature a panel discussion with experts from Sheridan College and the Screen Industries Research and Training (SIRT) Centre and Toronto based VFX Supervisor, Wesley Sewell representing the Visual Effects Society (VES) Toronto Section, followed by a Q & A session with the audience.

To obtain a ticket for the Friday screening send an email to TIFF hlf@tiff.net to put a ticket aside.

If you are interested in attending an associated Previsualization Workshop with Chris Edwards on Saturday, February 14th at Sheridan College's Screen Industries Research and Training Centre, located at Pinewood Studios in Toronto. Please contact Jean Desormeaux jean.desormeaux@sheridancollege.ca  $75 including lunch. 5 seats have been reserved for Toronto VES members.