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Balancing expectations and negative input: How do you do it?

 

On July 14, join us for an exclusive online talk and Q&A with Academy Award winner Lino DiSalvo. Find out what he learned from 20 years of experience in the animation industry. Register for free today.

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Five days. Industry mentors. Online access to VFS tools.

 

Dive into media arts production this summer! Spend a week immersed online with VFS: animation, film production, writing, digital design, and game development.

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Improve your design skills fast

 

VFS’s new Digital Design Essentials series features accelerated two-hour workshops to enhance your skills, from design thinking strategies to information architecture and Adobe Creative Suite basics.

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Bring your creative ideas to the screen

 

Register for a 7-week online course in screenwriting and earn a digital certificate for your portfolio. Get direct experience learning writing fundamentals or working on a TV spec script. Courses start June 18.

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Don’t put your life on pause. Get a head start with VFS now.

 

Vancouver Film School introduces its first hybrid learning model. Interested in joining one of our signature entertainment arts programs? Start online and attend VFS on-site as soon as in-person instruction resumes. Ask us how.

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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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