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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Jul 08
- Aug 02

Summer Intensives 2019

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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Aug 10
- Aug 11

Entry-Level: Intro to Digital Design - Create and Animate Your Personal Logo

Come and explore your creative potential in this engaging and practical two-day workshop. You’ll learn how to convey your own personal brand by designing and creating a custom logo from scratch. Our instructor will guide you through the steps involved in the design process, from sketching and ideation to digital rendering and animation. You’ll work with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to bring your design to life and create a cutting-edge motion graphic using Adobe After Effects.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Campus | 400 W Hastings St.
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Aug 24
- Aug 25

Entry-Level: Intro to Animation Concept Art - Digital Painting

Developed by VFS’ team of industry professionals in Animation Concept Art, the Intro to Digital Painting workshop will help you build the skills you need to take your portfolio to the next level. Whether you’re looking to get creative with digital media or take meaningful steps to further post-secondary study in concept art, this workshop is for you. You will learn how to go from concept to creation, and how to communicate your story through digital art.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
Sep 21
- Sep 22

Entry-Level: Intro to 3D Animation for Portfolio Development

Explore 3D Animation in this intro to Maya workshop. Whether you're looking to learn Maya, or take meaningful steps into developing your portfolio for further post-secondary study in animation, this workshop is for you. Learn how to represent forces including weight and gravity, and create the illusion of character motion over time in Maya–industry standard animation software.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Sep 28
- Sep 29

Substance Designer Boot Camp

Master one of the most powerful 3D texturing applications in the world: Substance Designer. Give your portfolio a boost and take your career to the next level. 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | 400 W Hastings St
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Oct 05
- Oct 06

Entry-Level: Intro to Game Design - Unreal Engine

Explore Game Design and the Unreal Engine in this introductory workshop. Whether you’re looking to learn Unreal, or take meaningful steps into developing your skillset for further post-secondary study in Game Design, this workshop is for you.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Campus 400 W. Hastings St.
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