Vancouver Film School: Production, Animation, Game Design, Acting and more

Faculty

Our faculty members are working industry professionals and artists with decades of experience at the forefront of filmmaking. Instructors are dedicated teachers committed to conveying their experience and knowledge. Having produced numerous independent and studio films, documentaries, television shows, and commercials, our instructors know intimately what the next generation of fillmmakers needs to thrive.

Ted Jones

Head of Film Production

Ted Jones

Ted began his career in television 30 years ago, working as a weather personality, promotions manager, and voice-over talent for CHAT Television — a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) affiliate.

In 1985, he was hired as an Assistant Director by Access Network, where he took on a number of production management roles and worked on various award-winning television projects. In 1990, Ted directed the Access Network documentary Petroleum: River of Energy, which received the coveted Prix de Lausanne Award at the International Film Festival on Energy in Lausanne, Switzerland.

After teaching television production for eight years, he moved to Los Angeles and founded E.G. Communications, a digital multimedia production company. A long-standing voting member in The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television in the Television Director Division, Ted's other career activities over the years include camera operating for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. In 2012, Ted became a published author with the release of his book, The Movie Making Course.

Ted has been an academic leader in the private post-secondary education field for over 20 years. He also teaches filmmaking in Mexico.

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