Emily Carr receives funding for digital studios improvements

November 18, 2013

The Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver has received $595,500 from the federal government through the Western Economic Diversification fund. The funding will go towards state-of-the-art motion capture, post-production, and 3D prototyping equipment, which allows students and faculty to conduct research in the film, health, and advanced materials sectors. In a statement thanking the government for the funding, Dr. Maria Lantin, Director of Research at Emily Carr stated, "This investment also benefits Emily Carr's industry partners by promoting partnered experimentation and innovation and providing access to state-of-the-art equipment that is otherwise unaffordable." Emily Carr News Release | WEDC News Release