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

Everyone of our Alumni joins us from a diverse range of experience. 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!

Xian Guan - Sep. 2016

Xian Guan - Sep. 2016

Country of Origin - China/Canada

With a Master's Degree in Media Arts & Science, Xian taught CG & Web Development as a university lecturer in Indiana, USA. With a passion to work in the VFX industry, she joined Lost Boys to explore the knowledge of FX and the keys to being a good artist. Upon graduation she started her career as an Effects Technical Director at Double Negative.

Kunal Deshpande - Dec. 2015

Kunal Deshpande - Dec. 2015

Country of Origin - India

With a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Applications and a Diploma in Animation and FX for Maya, Kunal came to Vancouver to learn Houdini at Lost Boys. His knowledge of 3D, hard work, and experience as a Compositor helped him advance quickly in the FX program. After graduation, was hired by Method Studios as a Crowd and FX TD.

Brian Sundman - Dec. 2015

Brian Sundman - Dec. 2015

Country of Origin - Canada

With previous training in visual effects and a number of years working in architectural visualization, Brian chose Lost Boys to regain his competitive edge in the industry. Before graduating, Brian had accepted an offer from MPC.

Naoki Kato - Dec. 2015

Naoki Kato - Dec. 2015

Country of Origin - Japan

With a Masters in Engineering and several years of experience creating 3D visual effects for television in Tokyo, Japan, Naoki was no stranger to VFX. He came to Canada to work on large scale Hollywood feature films, choosing Lost Boys as the place to sharpen his skills and expand his knowledge. Naoki was hired as an FX TD by Image Engine one month after his graduation.

Kevin Luttrell - Sep. 2015

Kevin Luttrell - Sep. 2015

Country of Origin - USA

Kevin earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English and had a career in Communications before deciding to take a hard left turn and follow his passion for making things move with a computer. After researching several schools, he relocated his family from Hawaii and joined Lost Boys to follow his dream and work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation, Kevin began his career as an Effects Technical Director for MPC.

Amir Manavi - April 2015

Amir Manavi - April 2015

Country of Origin - Canada

After achieving a B.Sc degree in Interactive Arts and Technology, Amir worked in the VFX industry. With a desire to further his education, he joined Lost Boys to follow his dream to work as an FX TD on more challenging projects. Upon graduation, Amir began his career as an Effects Technical Director for Double Negative.

Sudhanshu Srivastava - April 2015

Sudhanshu Srivastava - April 2015

Country of Origin - India

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Animation and working as a 3D & Motion Graphic Artist, Sudhanshu joined Lost Boys to follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Sudhanshu began his career as an Effects Technical Director for Method Studios.

Wannita Sirikul - April 2015

Wannita Sirikul - April 2015

Country of Origin - Thailand

With her Bachelor's of Fine Art and Applied Art in animation production, Wannita began her career in the Visual Effects industry. After working in the industry at a local post-production company doing regional commercials, she felt the need to enhance her skills and joined Lost Boys to follow her dream to work as an FX TD. Upon graduating from Lost Boys, Wannita began her career as an Effects Technical Director at Digital Domain.

Miguel Ortiz - Dec. 2014

Miguel Ortiz - Dec. 2014

Country of Origin - Mexico

With a Diploma in 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Miguel joined Lost Boys to follow his dream to work in the Visual Effects Industry. Upon graduation Miguel started his career as an Effects Technical Director for MPC.

Filippo Maccari - Aug. 2014

Filippo Maccari - Aug. 2014

Country of Origin - Italy

With previous experience creating Effects for the commercial advertising industry in Italy, Filippo wanted to upgrade his skills and learn new techniques that would allow him to transition into feature film visual effects. Upon graduation Filippo began his career as an Effects Technical Director for MPC and within one year had already acquired 5 feature film credits.

Josh Methven - April 2014

Josh Methven - April 2014

Country of Origin - Canada

With a passion for filmmaking, visual effects, and Star Wars, Josh joined Lost Boys to specifically learn Houdini. As of February 2017, he has worked as an FX, Crowd, and Creature TD at Nerd Corps Entertainment, The Embassy, Method Studios, Goldtooth Creative, and ILM.

Yash Polke - April 2014

Yash Polke - April 2014

Country of Origin - India

Previously studying mechanical engineering, Yash changed his pursuit to a more creative path and joined Lost Boys to follow his dream of working in the Visual Effects Industry. Yash began his career as an Effects Technical Director at Hydraulx.

Tanner Scott - April 2014

Tanner Scott - April 2014

Country of Origin - Canada

Tanner originally pursued Technical Engineering. Tanner joined Lost Boys to follow his dream to work in the Film Industry. Upon graduation Tanner began his career as an Effects Technical Director at ILM.

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