NEW DATE: Learn the importance of sound with two-time Oscar-nominee Martín Hernández


On Mar. 27, join us online for an engaging chat about how sound influences the creative industries, and the vital role sound plays in crafting the biggest stories in Hollywood.

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82 VFS alumni credited on Oscar winning films


VFS alumni worked on the winners for Best Visual Effects, Best Animated Feature, and Best Animated Short!

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Discover how VFS can power up your creative career in just 12 months.


On April 4, join us online to learn how you can kickstart your career with our advanced industry programs, post-graduate degree pathway programs, scholarship opportunities, & more!

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The 2023 Women in Game Design Scholarship is Here!


VFS has teamed up with Vancouver’s top game studios to offer scholarships, mentorships, and paid internships to women & non-binary people looking to enter the game industry.

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Master production makeup for the film & television industry.


On March 21, join us online for our Makeup Design for Film & Television program preview. View student work, take part in live demos, and learn how you could become a fully charged Makeup Artist in 12 months.

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See how a VFS education gets you fully charged. View our 2023 Showreel to experience all of our achievements and industry updates over the past year.

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The VFS SHOP is open. Wear your creative pride.


Find the entire collection of VFS merch, and check back regularly for new additions.

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VFS launches THE BLOG!


THE BLOG is your source for everything VFS - from on-campus & abroad news, industry insights and perspective. We celebrate the success of our students, faculty, alumni & industry partners from all corners of the galaxy.

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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 & industry knowledge, VFS graduates join a cohort of creative professionals that become industry leaders. In 2022, alumni were credited on all top 10 domestic grossing films, 5 of the 10 best-selling games, and 9 of the 15 most streamed shows.

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890 nominations and 204 wins at the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, & Game Awards

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Global reputation with 45% of international students

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Alumni credited on all 10 of the top films of 2022, grossing over $4 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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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.

VFS Facilities

From our 8 state-of-the-art campuses boasting 150,000 sq. ft. to one of the largest performance capture studios in North America, VFS facilities offer students unparalleled access to the tools they’ll need to execute their creative visions.

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.

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