Lost Boys | School of Visual Effects is located in Vancouver, Canada
Known as Hollywood North, Vancouver is the third largest production centre for film and television in the world, after Los Angeles and New York City.
Vancouver also has a rich Visual Effects Community. Recently enjoying a rapid state of expansion the local Visual Effects Industry employs 2,200 people and counting! Our local industry includes world class studios such as Pixar, Digital Domain, MPC, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Method Studios and Image Engine to name a few. It's a great time to be starting a career in Visual Effects!
Community and Culture
Over the last 125 years, Vancouver has become home to a broad range of ethnic groups, who have brought with them a vibrant and distinct assemblage of cuisines, heritage, belief systems and artwork. Although these cultures have retained a sense of their original identity, their influence has shaped Vancouver into a thriving, international city with a unique vibe. Get to know some of the influential forces behind this culturally rich, global metropolis.
Vancouver is located on the mainland of North America, in the south west corner of British Columbia, which is the westernmost of Canada's ten provinces. Greater Vancouver is made up of 21 municipalities that occupy 2,930 square kilometres on and around the Fraser River delta. The City of Vancouver is one of them.
The Vancouver and the surrounding areas offers many options for entertainment including film, live theatre and music, a wide variety of dining choices, and a long list of outdoor activities. For more info check out the links below:
Vancouver has a very extensive transit system from Sky-trains and buses to Sea buses. The transit system makes it easy to get to where you need to go.
Car Share Rental (per min, hour or day)
Vancouver now has a very cool and easy car rental service called Car2go.
The future of urban mobility begins literally on every corner with car2go – where one of several car2go vehicles is waiting for you around the clock.
When you're done, simply park the car back within the operating area and the car2go service team takes care of the rest. Refueling, cleaning, roadside assistance, GPS navigation, insurance, parking and many other services are all included in the affordable rental price. car2go is just what it sounds like- a car to go.