Presenting sponsor: Viva Pharmaceutical Inc.
The Media Lab offers a wide range of programming, from animation to digital photography.
Program Information and Registration
Visit the Program Registration page to browse and register online for scheduled in-person and online programs.
Laura Rivera – Animation, Manga & Illustration, Screenwriting
Laura Rivera is a professional screenwriter and digital artist. She is trained in digital arts and writing for film, television and classical animation. Laura has been publishing her comics online since 2013 at tapas.io/LauraRivera. She has also participated in several conventions across Canada, Mexico and the United States. Her most recent comic Ninja X debut at VanCaf in May 2018.
Sean Karemaker – Stop Motion Animation
Sean Karemaker is a Vancouver-based visual artist. After a childhood obsession with reading and writing comics, he obtained a diploma in graphic design from Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo (2002). He began a career in 3D design for video games while also doing freelance work in graphic design and illustration. Personal narrative is a common element in Sean’s work, which encompasses diorama sculptures, comics, scrolls and paintings. Sean's work has been exhibited at local art galleries including the Gam, the Gropps, Seymour, Pendulum and Ayden.