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Industry Insights: Professional Development Session (FREE)

  • Landmark Cinemas 10 390-800 Carnarvon Street New Westminster, BC, V3M Canada (map)

Join us for a filmmaker Q&As where industry professionals share their knowledge.


Chris Burgess, a veteran special effects technician in IATSE local 891. He has started working in Special Effects for motion pictures with Stargate season 1 and has worked on some of the biggest productions in BC. He is currently the first assistant for special effects for Riverdale season 4. Some of the movies that Chris has worked on include AVP 2, Final Destination 3, Xmen 3, and Chronicles of Riddick. Chris’s trip into special effects started with pyrotechnics for the Symphony of Fire 1991, and included a stint as Chair of the Special Effects Department for IATSE local 891.

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