• Tech giant AMD sets up shop at VFS

    VFS Announces New Industry Partnership with AMD and Officially Opens the “AMD Creators Space” on Campus.

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  • VFS celebrates an industry icon

    On Tuesday August 14, 2018, Vancouver Film School is proudly celebrating a creative icon for his outstanding contributions to Marketing, Advertising & Creative Design with an Honorary Diploma and Lifetime Achievement Award.

    VFS Industry Showcase
  • Congratulations

    VFS Students + Faculty, you did it again...

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  • THR lists VFS as top 2018 VFX School

    On August 8, 2018 The Hollywood Reporter named VFS as a Top Global VFX School. This special feature ranks the schools based on revered faculty, curriculum and notable alumni who have made their mark in the industry.

  • VFS Introduces AR VR 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.
    Read the full press release

  • 5 Alumni

    Game Design
    Sound Design for Visual Media

  • Announcing New Writing for Games Workshop Series

    VFS is now one of the only schools in the world to offer this innovative new specialization stream within our current Writing program. With limited spots available, VFS is offering a more immersive experience with more opportunities to work directly with the faculty led by veteran industry professionals, John Meadows and Kelsey Kirvan. This new workshop series is designed exclusively for beginner to intermediate writers interested in exploring interactive narrative design and storytelling for the video game industry.

    Find Out More
  • 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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  • VFS Announces Colombia Admissions Office Opening

    We're proud to announce that on December 1, 2017 Vancouver Film School is connecing to talented student candidates and creatives in Colombia and the surrounding region in a new, direct way.

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  • Tech giant AMD sets up shop at VFS

    VFS Announces New Industry Partnership with AMD and Officially Opens the “AMD Creators Space” on Campus.

    Read the full press release
  • VFS celebrates an industry icon

    On Tuesday August 14, 2018, Vancouver Film School is proudly celebrating a creative icon for his outstanding contributions to Marketing, Advertising & Creative Design with an Honorary Diploma and Lifetime Achievement Award.

    VFS Industry Showcase
  • Congratulations

    VFS Students + Faculty, you did it again...

    Find Out More
  • THR lists VFS as top 2018 VFX School

    On August 8, 2018 The Hollywood Reporter named VFS as a Top Global VFX School. This special feature ranks the schools based on revered faculty, curriculum and notable alumni who have made their mark in the industry.

  • VFS Introduces AR VR 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.
    Read the full press release

  • 5 Alumni

    Game Design
    Sound Design for Visual Media

  • Announcing New Writing for Games Workshop Series

    VFS is now one of the only schools in the world to offer this innovative new specialization stream within our current Writing program. With limited spots available, VFS is offering a more immersive experience with more opportunities to work directly with the faculty led by veteran industry professionals, John Meadows and Kelsey Kirvan. This new workshop series is designed exclusively for beginner to intermediate writers interested in exploring interactive narrative design and storytelling for the video game industry.

    Find Out More
  • 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.

    Find Out More

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.

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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.

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.

VFS Premiere

Sign up for VFS Premiere, the best way to be first-in-line at Vancouver Film School. Membership is free, just opt-into our e-mail list and you’ll get exclusive first-look access before everyone else.