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VFS stands against racism and intolerance


Vancouver Film School students, faculty, and staff stand in solidarity with the black community to protest against injustice and inequality. Diversity is what makes us who we are: a strong, bonded community that strives for tolerance, collaboration, and excellence. And as we strive to find ways to improve on this every day, we implore everyone to do the same.


Prepping a movie production in 2020: What does it take?


On June 11, join us for an exclusive online talk and Q&A with veteran producer Rob Cowan. Get masterclass-level insight into what a successful career in the film industry now entails, how Hollywood is adapting to new protocols, and what can be learned from being remote. Spots are limited. Register for free today.

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


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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Learn how you could get started in 3D Animation & Visual Effects


Vancouver Film School is hosting a special 3D Animation & Visual Effects online program preview event on Tuesday, June 9. Learn about our program and be the first to see brand new projects created by VFS students. Register for free to attend.

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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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Get started at Canada’s premier entertainment arts institution!


Interested in joining one of Vancouver Film School’s signature entertainment arts programs? Until it is safe to resume in-person instruction, VFS will continue to offer its signature programs online. Future start dates are also open for registration.

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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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