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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Apr 28
- Nov 04

VFX Workshops: 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) and Henrique Reginato (Foxcatcher, Dark Matter, Timeless, Minority Report) you can select from a range of interesting workshop topics and explore fundamental VFX skills/techniques.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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May 14
- Jun 14

Digital Design: Part-Time Courses

Cultivate fundamental design, layout, and typography skill-sets and learn how to use industry design software including Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign.  Whether you have prior training in a related field or no experience at all, these digital design courses have everything you need.  By the end of this series you will be able to take meaningful steps towards portfolio development for post-secondary study, add design/branding skills for use at your workplace, or add professional skills to your resume.  We welcome enthusiasts, high school students, mature students, career changers, and newbies.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | VFS Campus | 420 Homer Street
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May 29

Film Production Info Session | Chilliwack

Join Vancouver Film School for an intimate and informative info session on our award-winning Film Production program. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the narrative craft and visual techniques necessary to bring a story to life on the screen.

This is your opportunity to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS.

6 - 7 p.m. | Coast Chilliwack Hotel | 45920 First Avenue, Chilliwack, BC
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May 29

Writing for Film, Television + Games Info Session | Chilliwack

Join Vancouver Film School for a 45 minute information session on Writing for Film, Television + Games. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the indemand skills and techniques needed to launch a rewarding writing career.

It’s time to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS, and unlocking the next step in a promising career.

6 - 7 p.m. | Coast Chilliwack Hotel | 45920 First Avenue, Chilliwack, BC
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May 31

Writing for Film, Television + Games Info Session | Langley

Join Vancouver Film School for a 45 minute information session on Writing for Film, Television + Games. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the indemand skills and techniques needed to launch a rewarding writing career.

It’s time to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS, and unlocking the next step in a promising career.

6 - 7 p.m. | Coast Hotel & Convention Centre | 20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC
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May 31

Film Production Info Session | Langley

Join Vancouver Film School for an intimate and informative info session on our award-winning Film Production program. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the narrative craft and visual techniques necessary to bring a story to life on the screen.

This is your opportunity to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS.

6 - 7 p.m. | Coast Hotel & Convention Centre | 20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC
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Jun 06

Writing for Film, Television + Games Info Session | Surrey

Join Vancouver Film School for a 45 minute information session on Writing for Film, Television + Games. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the indemand skills and techniques needed to launch a rewarding writing career.

It’s time to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS, and unlocking the next step in a promising career.

6 - 7 p.m. | Surrey City Hall | 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
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Jun 06
- Jun 07

Film Production Info Session | Surrey

Join Vancouver Film School for an intimate and informative info session on our award-winning Film Production program. Find out how VFS' one year, industry-lead program, is designed to give you the narrative craft and visual techniques necessary to bring a story to life on the screen.

This is your opportunity to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS.

6 - 7 p.m. | Surrey City Hall | 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
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Jul 09
- Aug 03

2018 Summer Intensives

Five days. Industry-leading mentors. Real production experience

This July, come spend an unforgettable 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. Summer Intensives are open to people the age of 16 and older.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Vancouver Film School: Vancouver Campuses
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Jul 28
- Jul 29

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.

It’s time to have all your questions answered about applying and attending VFS, and unlocking the next step in a promising career.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Oct 27
- Oct 28

3D Animation: Entry-Level Training

Whether you have prior training in a related field or no experience at all, these 3D Animation 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) and Henrique Reginato (Foxcatcher, Dark Matter, Timeless, Minority Report) you can select from a range of interesting workshop topics and explore fundamental 3D Animation skills/techniques.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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