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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Jan 31
- Feb 12

The Search Tour - Info Sessions

The Search Tour is back and we're traveling across Canada, looking for the most creative, talented and ambitious candidates the nation has to offer.

Join us for a 45-minute information session that will take you inside VFS, giving you a detailed look at what makes our 13 unique hands-on programs among the very best in the world.

Talk to faculty and admissions staff, and get the latest program and scholarship information. Each information session is followed by an open Q&A opportunity to ensure you get the answers you need.

6 - 7 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Click learn more for full event details and to register.
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Feb 02

Creative Portfolio Development Session

Our new Creative Portfolio Development initiative was designed to connect you 1-on-1 with one of our Award winning Animation School faculty. Bring 5-8 samples of your best work and we’ll give you professional tips, solid critiques and creative feedback in real-time.

Even better: We’ll tell you on the spot if you’re ready to attend the VFS School of Animation.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Feb 02

Vancouver Open House

Your chance for an exclusive look inside Vancouver Film School is here!

Get exclusive access to VFS, learn about our 13 one-year programs, and take a special backlot tour of the campus!

Talk to faculty and admissions staff, and get the latest program and scholarship information. This is a great opportunity to ensure you get the answers you need.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Feb 02
- Feb 12

Acting Program Live Auditions

This is your chance to audition in front of an elite panel of VFS faculty instructors, alumni & industry professionals.

Gain valuable feedback and insight into your audition and performance skills, then discover immediately if you’ve been accepted to the VFS one-year Acting for Film + Television (or our 4 month Acting Essentials) program, within minutes of your live audition. 

If you’re ready to make the next step towards a career in Acting for Film and Television, this is your moment!

3 - 6 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Click learn more for full event details and to register.
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Feb 09
- Feb 10

Intro to Augmented Reality (AR) Development in Unity

In this weekend workshop you’ll explore the area of Augmented Reality (AR) within the Unity game engine environment. You’ll be able to understand basic workflow and design considerations as they pertain to AR within the Unity game engine.

VFS Campus - 151 West Cordova St.
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Feb 23
- Feb 24

Intro to Virtual Reality (VR) Development in Unity

In this weekend workshop you’ll explore the area of Virtual Reality (VR) within the Unity game engine environment. You’ll be able to understand basic workflow and design considerations as they pertain to VR and implementation for the OculusGO platform.

VFS Campus - 151 West Cordova St.
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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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Mar 25
- Mar 29

Nuke Bootcamp

Would you like to learn how industry professionals create seamless VFX illusions on the latest blockbuster films like Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy? Join Vancouver Film School and Okanagan College for our one-week boot camp and complete your own VFX composite using industry standard software, Nuke.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Kelowna, BC | 460 Doyle Ave
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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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