The Screen Industries Research and Training Centre (SIRT) supports Ontario’s film, television and interactive media cluster. As a government funded Technology Access Centre, SIRT works with a dedicated staff, as well as faculty and students to conduct world-class applied research, training and other industry support activities that enable the adoption of new technology and business models for innovation. SIRT’s unique capacity through trusted partnerships with key industry organizations and technology leaders facilitates innovations within digital cinema, virtual and augmented reality, interactive media and artificial intelligence.

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Sheridan receives major federal investment to advance computer-generated characters for private industry and social innovation

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded Sheridan with a grant of $995,877 to purchase equipment needed to advance pioneering work related to the creation of believable and engaging virtual characters – especially virtual humans – for all types of screens including cinema, television, mobile devices, and immersive interactive displays such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

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SIRT showcases virtual production photo booth at Higher Education Summit

Sheridan’s Screen Industries Research and Training Centre (SIRT) was on location at the Higher Education Summit in Toronto on Dec. 1 and 2, bringing its popular virtual production photo…

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