Events

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

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January


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


Sit in on Q+A sessions with VFS’s talented faculty and alumni, who’ll give you a special VIP look behind the scenes at our one-year, intensive, and industry-leading programs. Learn about the VFS student experience, and take an entertaining Back Lot tour of the VFS Animation and Film Campus.

Location:

Place: VFS Animation Campus
Address: 151 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC


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:

VFS Animation + Visual Effects Campus

151 W. Cordova Street, Vancouver

February


Discover the Realm of FX! Join FX Specialist Nick Molson for an intensive introduction to Houdini! Houdini is rapidly becoming the software of choice for FX professionals around the globe. By the end of this workshop, you’ll have a solid foundation of the FX workflow and the basics of Houdini.

 

Dates + Times:

January 9 - February 4

7 – 10 p.m. (Mondays, Thursdays)

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Saturdays)

Location:

VFS Animation Campus

151 W. Cordova St, Vancouver, B.C.


Join us for a day of fun and creative exploration! Supported by instructors who are industry pros, you will participate in hands-on workshops that give you a feel for what we do at Vancouver Film School. Develop and hone your skills, and gain awareness of the techniques and training needed for students who want to pursue careers in B.C.’s booming creative economy.

 

Choose Between:

GREEN SCREEN FILMING + POST PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Or

GAME + DIGITAL DESIGN WORKSHOP

 

Location:

VFS Animation Campus

151 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC

March


Open to students in Grades 9 – 12 who are interested in the entertainment arts, the Creative Break Series offers hands-on workshops led by experienced professionals in 3D Animation + VFX, Acting, Makeup, Digital Design, Film Production, Writing or Game Design + Programming.

Location:

Vancouver, BC


Open to students in Grades 9 – 12 who are interested in the entertainment arts, the Creative Break Series offers hands-on workshops led by experienced professionals in 3D Animation + VFX, Acting, Makeup, Digital Design, Film Production, Writing or Game Design + Programming.

Location:

Vancouver, BC


Open to students in Grades 9 – 12, the VFS Spring High School Acting Intensive features hands-on training led by experienced actors. Students can learn about B.C.’s booming creative economy, and discover how VFS can help them quickly launch a career in the industry.

Location:

Vancouver, BC


Open to students in Grades 9 – 12, the VFS Spring High School Acting Intensive features hands-on training led by experienced actors. Students can learn about B.C.’s booming creative economy, and discover how VFS can help them quickly launch a career in the industry.

Location:

Vancouver, BC