Events

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

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July


This workshop is currently full and no longer accepting student registrations.

This course has been developed as an introductory awareness and education program for people wanting to work within the film industry. Specifically, it is designed to provide you with insight into how the industry works, encourage self-awareness for suitability, outline the screening process for entry-level positions, provide functional skills, and improve safety awareness. Please note that this course is offered as an educational tool and does not guarantee employment.

You will receive information on the structure of the industry, the stages of production, the diverse jobs within the industry, training and certification, set terminology, behaviour on the set, code of conduct, communication skills, basic safety, and BC contact information. Most of the BC Film labour organizations require completion of this course as a prerequisite for work.

 

Refund Policy

All transfers and withdrawals  are subject to a 20% administrative fee. Transferring to a later start date is based on availability.

If cancellation notice is received 7 days prior to the start of the course, VFS will refund the total cost less the administrative fee. if cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to the start of the course, no refunds will be given.

Location:

Date: July 30-31, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (both days)

Place: VFS Animation + Visual Effects Campus
Address: 151 W. Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC

August


This course has been developed as an introductory awareness and education program for people wanting to work within the film industry. Specifically, it is designed to provide you with insight into how the industry works, encourage self-awareness for suitability, outline the screening process for entry-level positions, provide functional skills, and improve safety awareness. Please note that this course is offered as an educational tool and does not guarantee employment.

You will receive information on the structure of the industry, the stages of production, the diverse jobs within the industry, training and certification, set terminology, behaviour on the set, code of conduct, communication skills, basic safety, and BC contact information. Most of the BC Film labour organizations require completion of this course as a prerequisite for work.

 

Refund Policy

All transfers and withdrawals  are subject to a 20% administrative fee. Transferring to a later start date is based on availability.

If cancellation notice is received 7 days prior to the start of the course, VFS will refund the total cost less the administrative fee. if cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to the start of the course, no refunds will be given.

Location:

Date: August 20-21, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (both days)

Place: VFS Animation + Visual Effects Campus
Address: 151 W. Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC

September


Visit the VFS office in São Paulo to hear about our 13 creative and entertainment arts production programs, and pick up a brochure from International Admissions Advisor Patricia Emidio. 

Location:

VFS Office São Paulo

Av. Roque Petroni Jr., 999 - 13° andar – São Paulo, SP, Brasil

 


A day of fun, team-building activities, and creative exploration, featuring hands-on workshops that give educators a deeper awareness of the skills and training needed for students to pursue a career in the booming creative economy.

Date + Time:

Friday, September 30, 2016

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration at 8:30 a.m.)

Location:

VFS Animation Campus

151 West Cordova Street

Vancouver, B.C.

October


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the Alberta Employment & Career Fairs action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Date + Time:

September 30, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

October 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location:

Edmonton EXPO Centre - Hall A

7515 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5B 4X5 Canada


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the LA Matheson Secondary Career Fair action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Location:

LA Matheson

9484 122 St, Surrey, BC V3V 4M1 Canada

November


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the Education & Career Fairs action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Location:

Tradex - Booth #312

1190 Cornell St, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5 Canada

 

December


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the Education & Career Fairs action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Location:

Vancouver Island Conference Centre - Booth #312

101 Gordon St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8 Canada


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the Education & Career Fairs action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Location:

Prospera Place - Booth #306

1223 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9V1 Canada


Join Vancouver Film School faculty and alumni right at the heart of the Education & Career Fairs action. Visit the VFS Booth and learn about our award-winning, intensive and comprehensive one-year entertainment arts programs, and how VFS’s industry-led education is your best option for kick-starting a career in animation, film and television, sound, programming, game and digital design.

Location:

Vancouver Convention Centre (East) - Booth #328/329

Pan Pacific Vancouver, 999 Canada Pl #200, Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1 Canada