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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Sep 18
- Oct 15

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!

12 - 4 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Click learn more for full event details and to register.
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Sep 18
- Oct 15

Cross Canada Info Sessions

The Fall Search Tour is back and we're traveliing 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.

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Click learn more for full event details and to register.
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Sep 29

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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Sep 29

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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Oct 20
- Oct 21

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.

"As the game industry continues to boom, there has never been a better time to get involved in the narrative aspect of video game creation."

-John Meadows, Ubisoft

*Students must confirm they are 16 years or older at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Oct 27
- Dec 16

3D Animation + VFX: 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) you can select from a range of interesting workshop topics and explore fundamental VFX skills/techniques.

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