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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.


VFS Animation Campus

151 W Cordova St, Vancouver


Discover what it’s really like to work as a 3D animator for film, TV and video games.

Join Vancouver Film School creative director Colin Giles for an exclusive interactive workshop, offering an intimate introduction to the growing Animation industry. Learn what animators do, and how to become one. This is a rare opportunity to speak one-on-one with a seasoned animation veteran, and have all your questions answered. This event is limited to only 100 seats, so reserve your spot today.


Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square

75 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5J 0A1

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. 



VFS Office São Paulo

Av das Nações Unidas, 14.401, Torre Tarumã, 31st floor, Suite 3111, Parque da Cidade, São Paulo, SP, Brasil. ZIP Code 04794-000


Spend a week studying acting, animation, makeup design, writing, film production, or video game design with real industry professionals. If you’ve ever dreamed about it, then you’re ready to start doing it.


Vancouver Film School