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Unity names VFS team project top student game of 2019


Supercharged chicken sandbox game produced by VFS Game and Sound Design students has earned top recognition from one of the most influential game engine and software development companies in the world. Congratulations!

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VFS celebrates success at 77th Golden Globes


Vancouver Film School graduates were credited on a number of Golden Globe-nominated projects, including winners for Best Animated Feature Film (Missing Link), Best Limited Series (Chernobyl), and Best Picture, Drama (1917). Congratulations to all!


Congratulations Lino DiSalvo on your directorial debut!


On Dec. 6, animator, director, writer, executive producer, voice actor, Academy Award winner AND VFS alumni Lino DiSalvo debuts his newest blockbuster: Playmobil: The Movie. Congratulations Lino!


VFS and CapU launch new academic pathway program


Starting this September, Vancouver Film School and Capilano University will offer accelerated pathways enabling students to earn diplomas for Acting or Digital Design and Bachelor degrees for Performing Arts or Design for Visual Communication in just three years.

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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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