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 08
- Jun 06

VFS Acting Program Live Audition Tour

Find out on the spot if you’ve been accepted into VFS's acting program.

This is your chance to audition in front of a panel of VFS faculty, alumni, and industry professionals.

Gain valuable feedback and insight into your audition and performance skills, then discover immediately if you’ve been accepted to the one-year Acting for Film & Television (or 4-month Acting Essentials) program at VFS, all within minutes of your live audition.

3 - 6 p.m. | Various Locations
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Feb 20

3D Animation & VFX Program Preview

Come see the latest animation projects from Vancouver Film School students. Join us for an opportunity to talk to the creators about their expereicnes at VFS. Learn what a year in 3D Animation & Visual Effects looks like and get career tips and advice from faculty members including Colin Giles, VFS’s Head of Animation. Ask questions about what it takes to succeed in the animation & VFX industry and how VFS can get you there.

6 - 8 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Feb 22
- Feb 23

Entry-Level Workshop - Intro to Digital Design: Create and Animate Your Personal Logo

Come and explore your creative potential in this engaging and practical two-day workshop. You’ll learn how to convey your own personal brand by designing and creating a custom logo from scratch. Our instructor will guide you through the steps involved in the design process, from sketching and ideation to digital rendering and animation. You’ll work with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to bring your design to life and create a cutting-edge motion graphic using Adobe After Effects.

**Students must confirm they are at least 16 years old at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | 400 W Hastings Street
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Feb 25
- Jun 04

The Search | Info Session Tour

We’re traveling far and wide to find talented and ambitious candidates. And we want to meet you.

Join our experienced faculty and alumni for a 45-minute info session as we take you inside VFS and provide a detailed look at why our unique programs are consistently rated among the world’s best.

6 - 7 p.m. | Various Locations
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Mar 07
- Oct 04

Motion Capture for Actors

In partnership with Beyond Capture and Academie Duello, Vancouver Film School presents a series of motion capture workshops hosted by Ian Rozylo, performance capture actor, stunt person, voice-over actor, and fighter for films including Man of Steel and Skyscraper, and for the Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Dead Rising video game series.

Join us in Beyond Capture’s industry leading studios and enhance your portfolio with video footage of the motion capture segments you will develop during these two-day workshops.

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Vancouver, BC | VFS Animation Campus | 151 W Cordova Street
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Mar 16
- Mar 24

Creative Break 2020

Our Creative Break camps feature direct production workshops led by experienced professionals in Visual Effects, Classical Animation, Acting, Makeup, Digital Design, Film Production, Writing, and Sound Design. You will learn about B.C.’s booming creative economy, and discover how VFS’s accelerated one-year education model can fast-track your career in the industry.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Click learn more to see dates and all the programs on offer.
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Jul 06
- Jul 31

Summer Intensives 2020

Five days. Industry mentors. Direct production experience.

Make your summer unforgettable! Come spend a unique week fully immersed in creative media production. Whether in acting, animation, film production, writing, makeup, or video game development, you'll work with industry-leading teachers and mentors living and working the dream.

This is your chance to experience firsthand what life is like inside VFS and what our programs offer!

**Students must confirm they are at least 16 years old at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Click learn more to see dates and all the programs on offer.
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