Stan Lee 1922 – 2018


On behalf of over 700 VFS alumni, thank you. Click here to watch this never before seen interview with Stan Lee.

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VFS introduces VR/AR Design & Development


This brand new AR/VR course at VFS utilizing the latest interactive technologies and explores the creation of immersive media for computer-simulated environments, digitally generated objects and real world scenarios in augmented reality.

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3D Animation & Visual Effects
Foundation Visual Art & Design

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Have you ever wondered about your true creative potential? 15 minutes – that’s all it takes to get real, valuable insight into your creative work or portfolio.

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Scott Mosier | Co-Director

Scholarship Opportunities for Aspiring BC Actors


Vancouver Film School is proud to announce up to $30,000 in scholarship funding to be awarded in April 2019 in partnership with the ABCDE. A select ABCDE/VFS Committee will vet applications from prospective students in BC for enrollment into the 2019/2020 school year for either the Acting for Film & Television or Acting Essentials programs.

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VFX Entry Level Workshops


Whether you have prior training in a related field or no experience at all, these VFX workshops have everything you need to take meaningful steps towards portfolio development for post-secondary study and your dream career.

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THR ranks VFS as one of the Top VFX Schools in the World


As movies become more dependent on visual effects, the demand for pros educated in the art of VFX has dramatically increased. Many leading VFX houses now recruit directly out of schools that offer such training like VFS — a leader in hands-on production training.

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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.

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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 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.

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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.


World-Class Facilities

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.

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