Canada’s Premier Entertainment Arts School
No other post-secondary institution offers better training and more hands-on production experience than VFS. Our intensive, industry-led programs deliver in-depth knowledge and marketable skills that open your way into the entertainment and creative technology worlds.
Explore Our Programs
Our 13 post-secondary diploma programs deliver the most current and in-demand techniques and skills you’ll need to start a rewarding career in acting, animation, film and TV production, screenwriting, programming, makeup, sound, interactive or game 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. Just take a look at what former VFS students have accomplished in only the past year.
Alumni receive nominations and wins at the Oscars + Emmys
Global reputation with 47% international students
Alumni part of entertainment properties, grossing over $19 billion
VFS alumni are some of the most sought-after and successful actors, artists, creators and storytellers in the entertainment and media arts worlds. They work on the biggest blockbusters and hottest brands, help found innovative studios, and have received nominations and wins at the Oscars and Emmys. In fact, our alumni are shaping the industry, having worked on the top entertainment properties of 2016 - totaling more than $19 billion in world-wide revenue.
Where VFS Alumni Work
VFS has a wide-reaching global network of more than 25,000 alumni who have found success working for some of the top studios and most well-known brands in the world. Check out some of the companies where our graduates are making an impact on the industry.
One-Year Education Model
VFS’s unique and accelerated educational model balances intensive and industry-led theory with crucial hands-on production experience, so students are ready to become entertainment and creative media arts professionals in just one year. And, with award-winning instructors and mentors who come right from the top studios and companies, VFS regularly evolves its acclaimed curriculum to meet the ever-changing demands of the industry.
Your Year at VFS
For 12 fast-paced months, you will be completely immersed in your field of study, essentially spending every waking moment learning about, and getting crucial hands-on experience doing the thing you love the most. Listen to what students are saying about the intensive transformation they underwent during their year at VFS.
Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Vancouver, B.C., our eight state-of-the-art campuses offer lots of workshop and production spaces, green screen room, film sets, studios, screening rooms, theatres, and 24/7 access to computer labs with industry-standard software.
VFS Facilities Showcase
Since opening our doors over three decades ago to taking our place on the world stage as one of the most prestigious creative media schools, Vancouver Film School is forging new ground as an incredible space for learning, development, and collaboration. Watch this docu-short that celebrates our new initiatives and our advanced technical facilities, recapping the awards and accolades earned by over 2800 amazing alumni driving today’s entertainment industry forward.
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