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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Feb 20
- Mar 21

Animation + VFX Portfolio Review

Our new Animation + VFX Portfolio Review initiative was designed to connect you directly with one of our top Animation School Faculty, live in-person. Bring some 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. This review process, exclusive to Vancouver Film School, is a free, confidential consultation that you can book with someone today. There’s no cost or obligation so book an appointment with us today.

1 - 4 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Find the city near you for full event details and registration.
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Feb 20
- Mar 24

The Search Tour

VFS is bringing the Spring Search tour across Canada, looking for the most creative, talented and ambitious candidates the nation has to offer.

Come meet with our faculty and alumni as they answer your questions about VFS’ intensive, world-renowned one-year programs, including game design, animation, film production, VFX, programming, motion design, interactive design, makeup, acting, screenwriting and writing for games.

6 - 7 p.m. | Multiple dates and cities across Canada. Find the city near you for full event details and registration.
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Feb 24

VFS Open House

The VFS Search Tour is here in Vancouver and we’re inviting you to join us for our home-town stop. Come find out what makes our 13 unique programs among the very best in the world.

Get exclusive access to VFS, learn about our 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. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 Cordova Street
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Mar 03
- Mar 04

Intro to VFX Workshop: Tracking in 2D

Come along to this 2 day workshop and discover the fundamentals of how to track objects in 2D and make them pop in your video projects and title sequences.

Led by a VFS industry instructor you will track painted and found elements seamlessly into moving image sequences layering them in to augment the scene. Learn how the pros make future-looking computer displays in sci-fi movies, how text floats in complex title sequences, and how CG elements can be added to actors, props, and scenery.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 Cordova Street
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Mar 10
- Mar 11

Intro to 3D Animation Workshop

Come along to this 2 day workshop and get insight into the world of 3D animation with an intensive introduction.

Explore 3D Animation in this intro workshop for adults who are seeking new career opportunities in BC's booming creative economy. Learn how to represent forces including weight and gravity, and create the illusion of character motion over time in Maya–industry standard animation software.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 Cordova Street
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Mar 19
- Mar 22

Creative Break

Join us over Spring Break for two fun-filled days exploring careers in the entertainment industry!

Open to students in Grades 9 – 12, the March Break camps feature hands-on workshops led by experienced professionals in VFX, Classical Animation, Acting, Makeup, Digital Design, Film Production, Writing or Sound Design. Students can learn about B.C.’s booming creative economy, and discover how VFS’s unique one-year intensive education model can quickly launch a career in the industry.

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Click Learn More to see dates and all the programs on offer
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Mar 24
- Mar 25

Intro to Modelling Workshop

Come along to this 2 day workshop and connect with the key concepts of modelling using industry-standard techniques taught by our expert instructors.

In this introductory course you will explore 3D modeling with an industry expert instructor, learning to model simple organic and hard-surface objects, situating and lighting them in simple 3D micro environment using Maya, industry standard modelling software.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | VFS Animation Campus | 151 Cordova Street
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