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Find out what a REAL job looks like


In 2021 alone, both the animation and video game industries are expected to grow over 10% to $18.4B and $180.1B respectively. One thing’s for certain: creative minds are in high demand. Start your lifelong pursuit of doing what you love at VFS and become an industry-ready powerhouse in just 12 months.

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Unleash your inner creature


The industry needs creature animators NOW. In just 6 months, specialize your animation skill set with VFS’s advanced animation program and let the industry come to you. Start your transformation August 29, 2022.

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Learn how VFS can set you up for creative success


On February 5, tackle your New Year’s resolutions! Explore VFS online and discover how you can pursue an education at one of the top-ranked creative media arts schools in the world. Learn about our programs, the VFS student experience, and chat with faculty & staff.

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This Spring Break, do something you’ll never forget. Get creative in a real studio experience.


This year over Spring Break, do something creative! Join us online & in-person from March 14-22 for a series of 2-day workshops in Film Production, Animation, Acting, Writing, Digital Design, Makeup, and Sound Design.

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Imagine an Animation Career in Just 12 Months


Animators are always in-demand and hired, both in 3D & VFX and video games. Join a school located in the world’s #1 animation hub and be industry-ready in 12 months!

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Welcome back to campus!


VFS is thrilled to welcome back students to on-campus learning on August 30. All advanced programs will be held in-person, with measures in place to ensure the continued safety of all staff & students. Click the thumbnail to watch the entire video.


VFS named Top Animation Training Program


Vancouver Film School is proud to be named the #1 Canadian and International Animation Training Program by Animation Career Review. This marks the 2nd year that VFS has topped both lists.

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Explore Our Programs

Our 15 post-secondary programs deliver the industry-standard techniques and applicable skills you need to start a rewarding career in acting, animation, film and television production, screenwriting, programming, makeup, sound, digital, game, or VR/AR design.

After Graduating from VFS

Armed with in-demand skills and in-depth industry knowledge, VFS alumni consistently achieve outstanding success throughout the entertainment and creative realms. Take a look at what former VFS students have accomplished in the past year.

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Alumni receive nominations and wins at the Oscars & Emmys

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Global reputation with 47% international students

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Alumni part of entertainment properties, grossing over $19 billion

Alumni Success

VFS alumni are some of the most sought-after and successful actors, artists, creators, and storytellers in the world of entertainment and media arts. They work on the biggest blockbusters, games, digital products, and brands. They are celebrated at the Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys, Game Awards, and more. Our alumni are truly shaping the industry, having worked on the top entertainment properties of 2019, totaling more than $19 billion in worldwide revenue.

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Where VFS Alumni Work

VFS boasts a global network of more than 25,000 alumni who have found success working for some of the top studios and most recognizable brands in the world. Check out some of the titles our alumni have impacted.

One-Year Education Model

VFS’s unique, accelerated education model balances intensive and industry-led theory with direct production experience. Students are ready to become entertainment and creative media arts professionals in just one year. With award-winning faculty and mentors from top studios and companies, VFS constantly adapts its acclaimed curriculum to meet the evolving demands of the industry.

Your Year at VFS

For 12 fast-paced months, you will be completely immersed in your field of study, getting crucial production experience doing the things you love most. Listen to what students are saying about the intensive transformation they underwent during their year at VFS.

Signature Facilities

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, B.C., our eight campuses offer workshops and production spaces, film sets, studios, screening rooms, theatres, a 280-degree green screen room, motion and performance capture facilities, and 24/7 access to computer labs with industry-standard software.

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