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February


You're invited to a special Animation and Writing for Film and Television Meet and Greet event. Come get acquainted with our talented instructors and faculty from VFS’s Animation, and Writing for Film and Television diploma programs in an intimate and informal setting. Find out about the student experience at VFS and learn what it takes to get a job in a creative economy.

Place: ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
Address: #63 Mount Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032 India


You're invited to a special Animation and Writing for Film and Television Meet and Greet event. Come get acquainted with our talented instructors and faculty from VFS’s Animation, and Writing for Film and Television diploma programs in an intimate and informal setting. Find out about the student experience at VFS and learn what it takes to get a job in a creative economy.

Place: ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
Address: 6 -3 -1187, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016 India


You're invited to a special Animation and Writing for Film and Television Meet and Greet event. Come get acquainted with our talented instructors and faculty from VFS’s Animation, and Writing for Film and Television diploma programs in an intimate and informal setting. Find out about the student experience at VFS and learn what it takes to get a job in a creative economy.

Place: The St. Regis Mumbai
Address: 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013 India


You're invited to a special Animation and Writing for Film and Television Meet and Greet event. Come get acquainted with our talented instructors and faculty from VFS’s Animation, and Writing for Film and Television diploma programs in an intimate and informal setting. Find out about the student experience at VFS and learn what it takes to get a job in a creative economy.

 

Place: Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway
Address: 26/1 Dr. Rajkumar Road, Malleswaram-Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560055 India


Meet us at the OH! Study International Education Expo. VFS’s International Admissions Advisors will be on hand and eager to answer questions about our 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs and incomparable alumni success stories. Stop by our booth and pick up a brochure.

Date: February 27 – 28, 2016

Time: 1 to 6 p.m. (both days)

Place: Taipei World Trade Center, Hall #1

Address:  NO.5, Hsin-Yi Road, Sec 5, Taipei City, Taiwan


Meet us at the OH! Study International Education Expo. VFS’s International Admissions Advisors will be on hand and eager to answer questions about our 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs and incomparable alumni success stories. Stop by our booth and pick up a brochure.

Date: February 29, 2016

Time: 1 to 6 p.m.

Place: Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

Address:  No. 39, Chenggong 2nd Rd, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 806

March


Meet us at the OH! Study International Education Expo. VFS’s International Admissions Advisors will be on hand and eager to answer questions about our 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs and incomparable alumni success stories. Stop by our booth and pick up a brochure.

Date: March 1, 2016

Time: 4 to 9 p.m.

Place: Splendor Hotel

Address:  No. 1049, Jianxing Rd., Taichung, Taiwan 403


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Ramada Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 2170 Harvey Ave, Harvey/Highway 97, Kelowna, BC


Meet us at the 2016 Explore Canada Colombia fair. VFS’s International Admissions Advisors for Colombia will be on hand and eager to answer questions about our 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs. Stop by our booth and pick up a brochure.

Date: March 7 - 8, 2016
Time: 4 – 8 p.m. (both days)

Place: Marriott Cali Hotel

Address: Avenida 8 Norte No 10-18, Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: RBC Winnipeg

Address: 375 York Ave, Winnipeg, MB


Meet us at the 2016 Explore Canada Colombia fair. VFS’s International Admissions Advisors for Colombia will be on hand and eager to answer questions about our 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs. Stop by our booth and pick up a brochure.

Date: March 9 - 10, 2016
Time: 4 – 8 p.m. (both days)

Place: NH Teleport Royal Hotel Bogota
Address: Cl. 113 #7-65, Bogotá, Colombia


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: TCU Place

Address: 35 22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Calgary Telus Convention Centre

Address: 120 9th Avenue SE, Calgary AB


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel

Address: 10222 102 Street, Edmonton, AB


We’re opening our doors to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representativesas they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry.. Don't miss your chance to save a seat at this free event. Register to attend now!

Place: VFS Animation Campus

Address: 151 W Cordova, Vancouver, BC


Visit the VFS office in São Paulo to hear about our 13 creative and entertainment arts production programs, and pick up a brochure from International Admissions Advisor Patricia Emidio. 

Place: VFS Office São Paulo
Address: Av. Roque Petroni Jr., 999 – 13° andar – São Paulo, SP, Brasil


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Halifax Convention Centre

Address: 1800 Argyle St, Halifax, NS

April


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Palais de Congres

Address: 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal

(Use entrance: 201, Viger West Street)


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Shaw Centre

Address: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON


We’re coming to a select Canadian city near you to connect with talented and passionate students wanting to make their mark on the creative economy. Join VFS Admissions representatives as they showcase why our one-year, intensive, production-focused, and best-in-world programs make VFS by far your best option for igniting a career in the entertainment arts industry. Find out when we’ll be in a city near you and register to attend this free event.

Place: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Address: 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON

May


Come meet an Advisor and learn about VFS’s 13 entertainment and creative arts industry programs at the inaugural Vancouver International Universities Fair, hosted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC). Admission is free.

Date: May 7, 2016

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Exhibit Hall AB

Address:  1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

July


This five-day Summer Intensive introduces you to acting for film and TV, from using your voice and body as an instrument, to a deeper understanding of a script, and studying scenes. You'll also learn how an actor interacts on a film set as well as vital audition techniques. Your week culminates in filming a scene in front of the camera.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School
Address: 198 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive teaches you the components of screenwriting through lectures, workshops, and writing assignments. Guided by working screenwriters, you’ll learn about character, dialogue, story, the entertainment business, pitching, selling, and script analysis. By the end of the week, you’ll have completed a short film script, which will be performed by actors on the final day.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 198 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC


This Summer Intensive features five days of exploring the processes, history, and potential of animation. You will get hands-on experience of the whole animation & VFX pipeline! Starting with concept art like storyboards and character designs, you will learn classical animation techniques, as well as pose and form, while creating a 3D model and exploring cutting-edge 3D tools to animate objects.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 151 W. Cordova St, Vancouver, BC


The five-day program introduces you to filmmaking as you take a project from script to screen. Alternating between lectures and hands-on production, you’ll bring a story to life and learn about writing short scripts. In a collaborative environment, you’ll operate HD cameras, attend production meetings, and work with actors to shoot a scene. The week culminates in a screening with an industry panel critique.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 142 Water St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive will introduce you to the facets of makeup design through a series of classes with lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on work. You’ll cover basic highlight and shadow techniques as well as corrective and beauty principles before moving on to character makeup. You’ll try out-of-kit effects like cuts, bruises and scars, as well as facial hair applications. On the final day, you’ll learn the three techniques for creating and applying tattoos.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 151 W. Cordova St (Studio 117), Vancouver, BC


VFS Motion + Interactive Design is an industry-led, one-year program that combines design thinking with digital storytelling. In five-day the Motion + Interactive Design Summer Intensive, you begin a quest into the world of interactive media, motion graphics, and branding to create inspired solutions to real-world needs.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 420 Homer St, Vancouver, BC


The five-day program introduces you to filmmaking as you take a project from script to screen. Alternating between lectures and hands-on production, you’ll bring a story to life and learn about writing short scripts. In a collaborative environment, you’ll operate HD cameras, attend production meetings, and work with actors to shoot a scene. The week culminates in a screening with an industry panel critique.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 142 Water St, Vancouver, BC


Designed for those interested in a game industry career, these five days give a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the role of a game designer. Explore the game development process from concept to completion and get hands-on experience in game art, level design, storytelling, and programming software. Come prepared to bring characters to life in Unity and explore 2D gaming by prototyping your very own online game.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 88 E. Pender St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive explores the processes and programs required to successfully take your ideas and transform them into digital stories. You will learn how various media arts disciplines intersect to deliver a powerful creative final Project. Led by our industry faculty, each class has a hands-on component that contributes to the development of your artistic practice.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 400 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC