Events

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

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July


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

 


The world’s largest, most influential annual event in computer graphics and interactive techniques, Siggraph features demos, educational sessions, art, and screenings, plus hands-on displays and exhibits of the industry's latest hardware, software, and services. VFS will be at the heart of the action, showcasing its one-year, industry-leading education model and amazing alumni success at booth 821. Come by and say hi!

Date + Time:

July 26, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

July 27, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

July 28, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location:

Anaheim Convention Center - Booth 821

800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802 USA


Designed for those interested in a game industry career, these five days give a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the role of a game designer. Explore the game development process from concept to completion and get hands-on experience in game art, level design, storytelling, and programming software. Come prepared to bring characters to life in Unity and explore 2D gaming by prototyping your very own online game.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:

Vancouver Film School

88 E. Pender St, Vancouver, BC


This five-day Summer Intensive explores the processes and programs required to successfully take your ideas and transform them into digital stories. You will learn how various media arts disciplines intersect to deliver a powerful creative final Project. Led by our industry faculty, each class has a hands-on component that contributes to the development of your artistic practice.

Registration Deadline: July 18

Date: July 25 to 29

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:

Vancouver Film School

400 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC


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


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.