Events

Come and meet us at one of these events, or pay us a visit in Vancouver.

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May


VFS will be hosting live makeup demos at IMATS Vancouver 2015. Meet us at booth #410 to see professional-level techniques and learn about our one-year Makeup Design for Film & Television program from Stan Edmonds, Head of VFS Makeup Design. 

Saturday, 9am to 5pm / Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Vancouver Convention Centre West - Hall B
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3


Fee: $150
Code: WMS
Max Capacity: 60 students

This course has been developed as an introductory awareness and education program for those wanting to work in the film industry. It will offer insight into how the industry works, encourage self-awareness for suitability, outline the screening process for entry-level positions, and provide functional skills. 

Participants will receive: information on the structure of the industry and the diverse jobs within it; the stages of production, training and certification; set terminology; basic safety; code of conduct and behaviour on set; and BC contact information. 

Most of the film labour organizations in British Columbia require completion of this course as a prerequisite for work. Please note that this course is offered as an educational tool and does not guarantee employment.

VFS Main Theatre
420 Homer Street

July


Five days inside the Art, Film + Design Summer Intensive at VFS expose you to a traditional arts education approach to modern visual media. You explore fundamental skills like life drawing, digital filmmaking, 2D design, and 3D animation as well as how various media arts disciplines intersect to deliver powerful creative experiences.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
400 West Hastings Street

 


Offering a unique perspective on the entertainment arts, the Programming for Games, Web + Mobile Summer Intensive at VFS immerses you in today's development landscape. In one week, you explore C#, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, Objective-C for Apple devices, and Java for Android. Your week-long experience is the first step towards opening new doors in your career.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
88 East Pender Street


The five-day Animation + Visual Effects Summer Intensive at VFS immerses you in animation by exploring its processes, history, and creative potential. Along with hands-on exercises in classical animation techniques, you'll learn to pose and form while creating a 3D model and explore cutting-edge 3D tools to animate objects.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
151 West Cordova Street


The five-day Writing for Film and Television Summer Intensive at VFS exposes you to core screenwriting skills through lectures, workshops, and writing assignments. Working screenwriters offer valuable lessons on character, dialogue, story, the business, and more. At the end of your week, you witness your words come to life in a live cold reading. 

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
198 West Hastings Street


Designed to give you an appreciation of what a career as a game designer is like, the five-day Game Design Summer Intensive at VFS offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the game development process from concept to completion. You get hands-on experience in game art, level design, storytelling, and programming software.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
88 East Pender Street


In the five-day Acting for Film + Television Summer Intensive at VFS, you'll be introduced to the world of acting for the camera. Our industry professional faculty immerse you in the basics of voice, movement, and text analysis along with professional conduct for actors on a film set or in the audition room. Your week culminates in filming a scene.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
198 West Hastings Street


Digital Design at VFS is an industry-led program that combines design thinking with digital storytelling to connect with audiences. The five-day Digital Design Summer Intensive offers you hands-on experience working with interactive media, motion graphics, and branding to create inspired solutions to real-world needs.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campuses
420 Homer Street


In the five-day Film Production Summer Intensive at VFS, you dive into the key facets of filmmaking and take a project from script to screen. Through hands-on collaboration, you experience directing, cinematography, and screenwriting. Production exercises also expose you to HD cameras, production meetings, and our state-of-the-art studio environment.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
142 Water Street


The five-day Makeup Design for Film + Television Summer Intensive at VFS introduces you to makeup design through a series of hands-on classes, culminating in the application of a character makeup of your own design. Industry professionals share real-world techniques and tools used by today's best makeup artists.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
198 West Hastings Street


The five-day Sound Design for Visual Media Summer Intensive at VFS introduces you to the basics of the two major disciplines of the field: post-production sound for film and game audio. Your week is comprised of learning real-world techniques and gaining hands-on experience in portable field recording, Foley, ADR, real-time audio, and more.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
400 West Hastings Street


In the five-day Film Production Summer Intensive at VFS, you dive into the key facets of filmmaking and take a project from script to screen. Through hands-on collaboration, you experience directing, cinematography, and screenwriting. Production exercises also expose you to HD cameras, production meetings, and our state-of-the-art studio environment.

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Downtown Vancouver campus
142 Water Street


Visit the VFS office in São Paulo to hear about our 13 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, Brazil