Motion Picture Industry Orientation

 

A career-focused intensive primer on the inside operations of film and motion picture industry.

A Look Inside How Film Works

 

This course has been crafted to provide an intensive introduction to anyone interested in working in the film industry. Focused on the day-to-day operation of the motion picture process, this course delivers insight on industry processes, offers guidance on the sustainability of different positions and roles, outlines the screening process for entry-level positions, and helps to guide development of the skills you’ll need on the job.

Please note, this course is offered as an educational tool and does not guarantee employment.

Get Ready To Be On Set

You will receive information on industry structure, the stages of production, different job types, training, certification, the code of conduct, terms that are used on set, how to act on set, communication skills, basic safety, and contact information for film resources in BC.

Most labour organizations within BC film require completion of this course as a prerequisite for work.

Course Details

 
Upcoming Dates

Registration opens 1 month in advance:

January 27-28, 2018
March 24-25, 2018
May 26-27, 2018
July 21-22, 2018
September 22-23, 2018
November 17-18, 2018

Time

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location

VFS Animation Campus
151 Cordova St., Vancouver, B.C.

Fee

$175

Current VFS Students and Alumni who graduated within 4-months receive free entry, space permitting. VFS Alumni who graduated within 1-year receive 50% off, space permitting.

Lost/Replacement of MPO Certificate:

Please e-mail industryworkshops@vfs.com with your full name, phone number, date when you took the course and updated address information for certificate delivery. Please note that replacing your MPO certificate is subject to a $25 fee.

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