VFS Special Events

There are many ways to connect with us, both on- and off-campus, in Vancouver or in your city. Roadshows, open house, information sessions... Our doors are always open.

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Oct 20
- Oct 21

Writing for Games: Entry-Level Training

Video Games continue to explore bold new worlds of interactive entertainment – and the industry is beckoning for writers to create these worlds. Led by veteran industry professionals, John Meadows and Kelsey Kirvan, the VFS Writing for Games Workshops are designed exclusively for beginning to intermediate writers interested in exploring interactive narrative design and storytelling.

"As the game industry continues to boom, there has never been a better time to get involved in the narrative aspect of video game creation."

-John Meadows, Ubisoft

*Students must confirm they are 16 years or older at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Oct 27
- Dec 16

3D Animation + VFX: Entry-Level Training

Whether you have prior training in a related field or no experience at all, these VFX workshops have everything you need to take meaningful steps towards portfolio development for post-secondary study and your dream career. We welcome enthusiasts, high school students, mature students, career changers, and newbies. Led by industry all-star Melissa Best (The Jungle Book, Batman V Superman, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2) you can select from a range of interesting workshop topics and explore fundamental VFX skills/techniques.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Mar 18
- Mar 21

Creative Break 2019

Our Creative Break camps feature hands-on workshops led by experienced professionals in VFX, Classical Animation, Acting, Makeup, Digital Design, Film Production, Writing and Sound Design. You will learn about B.C.’s booming creative economy, and discover how VFS’ unique one-year intensive education model can quickly launch you into a career in the industry. 

**Students must confirm they are 15 to 18 years old at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Click learn more to see dates and all the programs on offer.
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Jul 08
- Aug 02

2019 Summer Intensives

Five days. Industry-leading mentors. Real production experience

Make your summer unforgettable! Come spend a unique week fully immersed in creative media production. Whether in acting, animation, film production, writing, makeup, or video game development, you'll work with industry-leading teachers and mentors living and working the dream.

This is your chance to experience firsthand what life is like inside VFS and what our programs offer!

**Students must confirm they are at least 16 years old at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver Film School: Vancouver Campuses
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