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Evergreen Events Brings Big Bonuses to Career Discovery Event

Vancouver Film School on board to Sponsor Young Gamers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEATTLE, Washington, March 15, 2007 - Career Discovery 1: Careers in the Game Industry is gathering momentum and support as the day of the event approaches. Career Discovery: Games will focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing students interested in joining the multi-billion dollar interactive entertainment industry. The nine accomplished game developers slated for Career Discovery: Games will share their keys to breaking into, and succeeding within, one of the most highly desired career paths in the marketplace. This day-long event will be held on March 24th in Bellevue Washington at the Interlake Performing Arts Theatre.

Now, Evergreen Events and the Vancouver Film School (VFS) is going to make Career Discovery: Games even better: Vancouver Film School has come on board as our AAA scholarship sponsor. They have provided funds to allow students that can not afford the fee to attend the event. Evergreen Events is working hard to find sponsors so that anyone that wants to attend informative, educational events such as Career Discovery can attend regardless if they can afford the fee or not.

Vancouver Film School Director, Stephen Webster commented: "VFS is excited to be working with Evergreen Events and the Career Discovery group as an AAA scholarship sponsor. We're eager to support the development of the future creative minds in the video game industry."

"Vancouver Film School bridges the world between gaming and education and other multimedia disciplines exceedingly well," stated Cynthia Freese, CEO of Evergreen Events. "They are the perfect sponsor for the Northwest region and we are extremely pleased to have their support backing Career Discovery - and promising students who otherwise might not be able to attend."

Last but not least, at the Career Discovery: Games event, fun and cool door prizes like autographed games, posters and more will be given away through the day to attendees.

The Career Discovery series is a sequence of day-long events with a strong focus on middle school and high school students. The Career Discovery Series will feature informative sessions from leading industry experts from a wide variety of backgrounds, including the games and film industries as well as careers related to writing, art, and animals. Attendees will be able to interact face to face with speakers and sponsors to learn more about their career options. Evergreen Events is hoping to inspire and motivate young people to not only consider their career paths and critical decisions they will face along the way, but to follow their dreams and passions. Evergreen Events is working closely with Washington School career counselors to help design career-minded programs that are educational for students, parents, and teachers alike.

Visit the Career Discovery official website at www.careerdiscovery.org for registration, latest news, and information about the entire Career Discovery series. Low early registration rates of $25 for Career Discovery 1 end on March 9th. Website visitors can also sign up to receive updates and information on future Career Discovery events.

For more information on being a Career Discovery sponsor or speaker contact Evergreen Events directly.

About The Vancouver Film of School

Vancouver Film School, ( www.vfs.com), founded in 1987, offers a proven education for everything you see, hear, and experience in the entertainment industry. As a results-focused school, VFS teaches the arts through doing, with programs in Foundation Visual Art & Design, 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Acting for Film & Television, Classical Animation, Digital Character Animation, Digital Design, Entertainment Business Management, Film Production, Game Design, Makeup Design for Film & Television, Sound Design for Visual Media, and Writing for Film, TV & Interactive Media. Students develop direct relationships with the people, industries, and ideas shaping these disciplines, and discover the passion and experience needed to become working artists. Graduates work for top companies or elect entrepreneurial routes starting their own studios.

About Evergreen Events

Evergreen Events, ( www.evergreenevents.org), is dedicated to the enrichment of the games industry through innovative, high-quality conferences that are both informative as well as connective. Our directors and advisors have decades of game industry and conference experience.

Contact Information

Edward Van Duering

Marketing and Communications Director

Career Discovery

press@evergreenevents.org

Voice: 425-996-8478; Fax: 425-642-8256

Sarah Richards

Public Relations Specialist

Vancouver Film School

sarah@vfs.com

Voice: 604-631-3562

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