Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Online

When: November 11-13, 2021

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Shishir 'S' Pande

CEO, EXAR Studios

Shishir 'S' Pande (Bachelor of Engineering, McMaster University, 2014) is the CEO of EXAR Studios and has a background in business strategy, marketing, and engineering. He has a track record of innovation and community focus proven by his past entrepreneurial successes and achievement of the London Inc. Top 20 Under 40 Award in 2020.

EXAR Studios is a digital creative tech company whose mission is to develop extended reality (XR) technology that allows destinations all over the world to bring engaging cultural content to users on location. 

We deepen the experience of exploring the world by providing arts, history, and culture experiences to people who travel globally or locally. We work with local experts to create the most culturally authentic content we can while providing entertaining storytelling to the world.

10:30AM - 11:30AM


Emerging Tech in Animation

Learn the latest from the folks that are on the cutting edge of the animation industry. Whether it's Virtual Production and animation with Motion Capture, Animation for Virtual Reality theme park rides/experiences or Animation for Metaverse development we've got that and more!

With Dan Fill President & Co-Founder, Dark Slope Studios Grayden Laing Artist, Animator & Filmmaker, Establish Media Joe Raasch VFX Coordinator, Seneca College Shishir 'S' Pande CEO, EXAR Studios

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