We are proud of all our Alumni. Here's a select few to inspire you.

Our Alumni join us from a diverse range of experiences. They all began with a desire to follow their dreams. They all took the leap of faith that led to a creatively fulfilling career. We'd like to share a little more about them in hopes of inspiring you to do the same. They believed they could do it and so should you!

Christina Nakhvat - Sep. 2016

Christina Nakhvat - Sep. 2016

Country of Origin - Canada

Christina was planning to study fine art in college in Calgary but decided to enter the digital realm in Vancouver. After completing a diploma with honours in Visual Art & Design at Vancouver Film School, she decided to continue her studies at Lost Boys. Her dream of working at Zoic Studios on her favourite TV shows came true after graduation. As of January 2017, she is a member of Zoic's Roto/Paint team.

Juan Carlos Huerta - Sep. 2016

Juan Carlos Huerta - Sep. 2016

Country of Origin - Chile

As a videographer with 6 years of experience, J.C. brought his eye for light and colour to Visual Effects by joining Lost Boys. In addition to filming and editing multiple videos for the school, J.C. gained the compositing skills necessary to land a job as a VFX Generalist at BUF Compagnie in Montreal. He has worked on both television and film projects.

Shira Malamud - Sep. 2016

Shira Malamud - Sep. 2016

Country of Origin - Israel

After nearly 2 years of working in Israel as a 3D Generalist, Shira decided she wanted to learn compositing. She found what she was looking for at Lost Boys. Upon graduation, Shira was hired by Vitality Visual Effects as a Roto/Paint Artist. She has been able to use her compositing skills as well, working on such films as Assassin's Creed, Live by Night, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Nicholas Mackay - Sep. 2016

Nicholas Mackay - Sep. 2016

Country of Origin - South Africa

With a background in 3D Modeling and Graphic Design, Nicholas was able to apply his artistic skills to compositing at Lost Boys. With a passion for learning and an eagerness to enter the VFX industry, Nicholas scored a job at BUF Compagnie in Montreal as a VFX Generalist.

Jina Yoon - Feb. 2016

Jina Yoon - Feb. 2016

Country of Origin - South Korea

Jina studied Experimental Animation in California and worked as a Freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer. Her artistic interests led her to Lost Boys, where she gained essential skills for finding a job in the Visual Effects industry. Upon graduation, she was hired by CoSA VFX as a compositor. As of January 2017, she has worked on 9 different TV series, building an extensive portfolio.

Diego Rebello - Feb. 2016

Diego Rebello - Feb. 2016

Country of Origin - Brazil

Diego worked as a Compositor in Brazil for 4 years before he chose Lost Boys as the place to upgrade his skills. His student reel received Rookie of the Year from the Rookie Awards, which included an internship! Diego kindly asked if it could be given to someone else, as he had already been offered a job by Double Negative as a Roto/Prep Artist. As of January 2017, he has worked on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fast & Furious 8, and Wonder Woman.

Isaac J. Barter - Feb. 2016

Isaac J. Barter - Feb. 2016

Country of Origin - Canada

With a background in video production, Isaac joined Lost Boys in May 2015 to enter the realm of Visual Effects. He joined the team at CVD VFX after graduation, moving from BG Prep Artist to Compositor. He then entered the MPC Academy and was trained to be a compositor. His first film as a compositor at MPC was Suicide Squad.

Tejas Kantharia - Oct. 2015

Tejas Kantharia - Oct. 2015

Country of Origin - India

After earning a Bachelor's of Science in Multimedia and Technology, Tejas came to Canada to jump-start his career in VFX at Lost Boys. Upon graduation, he was hired by Hydraulx as a Roto/Paint Artist. After completing roto/paint work on 5 feature films, he was given the opportunity to work as a compositor on 2 features, with more coming soon.

Andrey Lutsker - Oct. 2015

Andrey Lutsker - Oct. 2015

Country of Origin - Israel

An experienced compositor and 3D generalist, Andrey decided to come to Canada to sharpen his existing compositing skills at Lost Boys. Eager to increase his potential, Andrey pushed himself and worked very hard to succeed. It is no surprise that after graduation, he was hired as a Compositor by CoSA VFX to work on Gotham, The Conjuring 2, and more.

Jacky Chiu - June 2015

Jacky Chiu - June 2015

Country of Origin - Canada

Jacky worked as a Client Service Representative at a bank before taking a leap into the Visual Effects Industry by joining Lost Boys. He was able to successfully enter the MPC Comp academy after graduation, later being hired by them to work as a compositor. As of January 2017, he is a compositor at Zoic Studios.

Erik T. Jensen - June 2015

Erik T. Jensen - June 2015

Country of Origin - Spain

After 2 years as a professional Sound Mixer/Editor in Spain, Erik left audio production to expand his knowledge of Visual Effects at Lost Boys. Upon graduation, he was immediately hired by CVD VFX, where he quickly grew to become a Lead Compositor. As of January 2017, he has already worked on 23 different VFX projects, including The Shack as well as A Series of Unfortunate Events for Netflix.

Shuhei Ogawa - June 2015

Shuhei Ogawa - June 2015

Country of Origin - Japan

Previously working in the retail industry in Japan, Shuhei moved to Australia after the 2011 earthquake and joined the film industry. There he found a passion for Visual Effects and joined Lost Boys to follow his dream to work in the VFX industry. Upon graduating from Lost Boys, Shuhei began his career as a Compositor at Vitality Visual Effects.

Roman Betanzos - Aug. 2014

Roman Betanzos - Aug. 2014

Country of Origin - Mexico

With a strong interest in visual arts, Roman found his passion in the film industry where he was involved with direction, motion graphics, and much more. He joined Lost Boys to pursue his passion to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduating, Roman began his career as a Compositing artist at MPC.

Magid Hajj - Aug. 2014

Magid Hajj - Aug. 2014

Country of Origin - Lebanon

After 5 years of working as a compositor, Magid joined Lost Boys to reach a higher level of professionalism and to follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Magid started his career in Vancouver as a Compositor at MPC.

Vania Ruano - June 2014

Vania Ruano - June 2014

Country of Origin - Mexico

With a background in art and television, Vania traveled from Mexico City to Vancouver to study visual effects at Lost Boys. After her practicum in DMP (digital matte painting), she enrolled in the MPC Comp Academy, and was hired by the studio immediately after to be a compositor on feature films.

Daniele Scialdone - June 2014

Daniele Scialdone - June 2014

Country of Origin - Italy

Previously working as a Video Editor/Motion Graphic Artist in Italy, Daniele joined Lost Boys to follow his dreams to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduating, Daniele began his career as a roto paint artist at Zoic.

Moroko Ogawa - June 2014

Moroko Ogawa - June 2014

Country of Origin - Japan

Working as a 3D Generalist in Japan, Moroko joined Lost Boys to follow her dreams to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduating, Moroko began her career as a Roto/Paint Artist at Hydraulx.

David Ferron - June 2014

David Ferron - June 2014

Country of Origin - Canada

After starting his own company, David wanted to further his education and experience in the Visual Effects Industry. He joined Lost Boys to follow to his dream to work in the Visual Effects industry. Upon graduating, David began his career in Montreal as a Roto/Paint Artist at Framestore. He is currently a compositor.

Gordon Price – Feb. 2014

Gordon Price – Feb. 2014

Country of Origin - Canada

Previously Motion Graphics Artist & Editor for a small cable broadcaster, Gordon joined Lost Boys to follow his dream of working in the Visual Effects Industry. Gordon began his career as a Digital Matte Painting (DMP) Artist at MPC and at the time of writing this is a Compositor for Prime Focus.

Michelle Ross – Feb. 2014

Michelle Ross – Feb. 2014

Country of Origin - Canada

Previously a Bartender and an Editor, Michelle joined Lost Boys to follow her dream of working in the Visual Effects Industry. Weeks before graduation, Michelle was the first of her classmates to begin her career as a Roto/Paint Artist at Method Studios.

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Bumjun "Jeremy" Kim - Oct. 2013

Country of Origin - South Korea

With his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Business/Managerial Economics, Jeremy began his career in Sales and Marketing. His work lead him to working alongside Visual Effects Artists which is where he realized his future in the Film Industry. Upon graduating from Lost Boys, Jeremy began his career as a Compositing Artist at MPC.

Sigurlaug “Lísa” Sigurðardóttir – Oct. 2013

Sigurlaug “Lísa” Sigurðardóttir – Oct. 2013

Country of Origin - Iceland

Previously a Florist in Iceland, Lisa joined Lost Boys to follow her dream of working in the Visual Effects Industry. Weeks Prior to her graduation, Lisa was the first of her classmates to begin her career as a Digital Matte Painter at MPC.

David Zeng - June 2013

David Zeng - June 2013

Country of Origin - Canada

After achieving his Bachelor of Commerce, David shifted gears and followed his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation David began his career as a Compositing Artist at MPC.

Wendy Cheung - June 2013

Wendy Cheung - June 2013

Country of Origin - Canada

Wendy originally pursued a Mechanical Engineering Degree and then changed paths to follow her dream to work in the Film Industry. A local to Vancouver, Wendy worked part time at American Eagle as a Sales Associate. Upon graduation Wendy began her career as a Junior Compositing Artist at Artifex Studios and moved on to become a Roto/Paint Artist at Zoic Studios.

Michael Reilly – June 2013

Michael Reilly – June 2013

Country of Origin - Canada

Previously a Bartender and a family man, Michael shifted gears and followed his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation, Michael began his career as a Roto/Paint Artist at Zoic Studios and within a short period of time began taking on responsibilities as their on-set Zeus Operator!

Henric Hedin - June 2013

Henric Hedin - June 2013

Country of Origin - Sweden

After achieving his Bachelor of Science, Henric made the journey from Sweden to join Lost Boys and follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Henric began his career as a Roto/Paint Artist at Zoic Studios and quickly rose to the rank of Compositor.

Asuha Yasuda - Dec. 2012

Asuha Yasuda - Dec. 2012

Country of Origin - Japan

Building on her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from UBC and her 10 year Traditional Art Training in Japan, Asuha followed her dream to work in the Film Industry. Upon graduation, Asuha began her career as a Digital Matte Painter(DMP) at MPC.

Ben Simonds – Dec. 2012

Ben Simonds – Dec. 2012

Country of Origin - England

Building on his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Ben followed his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Ben began his career as a Compositing Artist at Prime Focus.

Tananuch Phosri - Dec. 2012

Tananuch Phosri - Dec. 2012

Country of Origin - Thailand

Building upon her Mass Communication/Film Production Degree, New traveled from Thailand to pursue her dream to work in the north american film industry. Upon graduation New began her career as a Compositor at Lions Bay Visual Effects and moved on to become a Roto/Paint Artist at Scanline VFX. She has also worked as BG Prep instructor at Lost Boys.

Pedro Colmenares – April 2012

Pedro Colmenares – April 2012

Country of Origin - Spain

After achieving a Diploma in Film Editing, Pedro made the journey from Spain to join Lost Boys and follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Pedro began his career as a Jr. CG Generalist for Gold Tooth Creative and then became a Compositor for Stargate Studios. After numerous roto and compositing credits, Pedro became a digital matte painter for both TV and film.

Gregory Watkins - Aug. 2011

Gregory Watkins - Aug. 2011

Country of Origin - Barbados/Canada

With an Associate Degree in Graphic Design and many years spent as a Graphic Designer, Greg along with his wife and two children made the journey from Montreal to join Lost Boys and follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation, Greg began his career as a Roto/Paint Artist for Method Studios and as of January 2017, he is a Senior Compositor for Hydraulx.

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