Events

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

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June


Visit the VFS stand to pick up a brochure and hear about our 13 production programs. Registration at: http://creativafest.com/.

 

VFS CONFERENCE at CREATIVA FEST:

Louise Lee (Digital Design - Head of Department)

"Get Onboard Your Dream Career in Design"

Come and find out how the VFS Digital Design program can be your next step in pursuing your dream career in design! 

 

Date: June 3, 2016

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: ESCENA Hall

Place: World Trade Center Mexico City WTC (Olmecas Hall)

Address: Montecity 38, Nápoles, Benito Juárez, 03810 Ciudad de México, D.F., México


Join VFS Makeup Design for Film + Television Instructors Stan Edmonds and Amy Van Wormer for a Makeup Design Master Class, designed to give industry professionals hands-on training in specialized skills. This Master Class, titled Bald Cap Fabrication, teaches participants how to create their own bald caps out of balloon latex on a plastic form, so they are never at the mercy of suppliers again!

This course is for professionals only. In order to enroll, you must have any one of the following:

  • ACFC or IATSE (any North American local) Makeup Department membership
  • ACFC or IATSE (any North American local) Makeup Department permittee status
  • Diploma or transcript from makeup school or makeup course (must be post-secondary).

Place: VFS Makeup Design Campus - Room 505

Address: 198 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

July


This five-day Summer Intensive introduces you to acting for film and TV, from using your voice and body as an instrument, to a deeper understanding of a script, and studying scenes. You'll also learn how an actor interacts on a film set as well as vital audition techniques. Your week culminates in filming a scene in front of the camera.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School
Address: 198 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive teaches you the components of screenwriting through lectures, workshops, and writing assignments. Guided by working screenwriters, you’ll learn about character, dialogue, story, the entertainment business, pitching, selling, and script analysis. By the end of the week, you’ll have completed a short film script, which will be performed by actors on the final day.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 198 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC


This Summer Intensive features five days of exploring the processes, history, and potential of animation. You will get hands-on experience of the whole animation & VFX pipeline! Starting with concept art like storyboards and character designs, you will learn classical animation techniques, as well as pose and form, while creating a 3D model and exploring cutting-edge 3D tools to animate objects.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 151 W. Cordova St, Vancouver, BC


The five-day program introduces you to filmmaking as you take a project from script to screen. Alternating between lectures and hands-on production, you’ll bring a story to life and learn about writing short scripts. In a collaborative environment, you’ll operate HD cameras, attend production meetings, and work with actors to shoot a scene. The week culminates in a screening with an industry panel critique.

Registration Deadline: July 4

Date: July 11 to 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 142 Water St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive will introduce you to the facets of makeup design through a series of classes with lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on work. You’ll cover basic highlight and shadow techniques as well as corrective and beauty principles before moving on to character makeup. You’ll try out-of-kit effects like cuts, bruises and scars, as well as facial hair applications. On the final day, you’ll learn the three techniques for creating and applying tattoos.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 151 W. Cordova St (Studio 117), Vancouver, BC


VFS Motion + Interactive Design is an industry-led, one-year program that combines design thinking with digital storytelling. In five-day the Motion + Interactive Design Summer Intensive, you begin a quest into the world of interactive media, motion graphics, and branding to create inspired solutions to real-world needs.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 420 Homer St, Vancouver, BC


The five-day program introduces you to filmmaking as you take a project from script to screen. Alternating between lectures and hands-on production, you’ll bring a story to life and learn about writing short scripts. In a collaborative environment, you’ll operate HD cameras, attend production meetings, and work with actors to shoot a scene. The week culminates in a screening with an industry panel critique.

Registration Deadline: July 11

Date: July 18 to 22

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 142 Water St, Vancouver, BC


Designed for those interested in a game industry career, these five days give a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the role of a game designer. Explore the game development process from concept to completion and get hands-on experience in game art, level design, storytelling, and programming software. Come prepared to bring characters to life in Unity and explore 2D gaming by prototyping your very own online game.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 88 E. Pender St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive explores the processes and programs required to successfully take your ideas and transform them into digital stories. You will learn how various media arts disciplines intersect to deliver a powerful creative final Project. Led by our industry faculty, each class has a hands-on component that contributes to the development of your artistic practice.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Vancouver Film School

Address: 400 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC