Your EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes tour of VFS.


Vancouver Film School has officially returned to in-person, on-campus learning, but our Open House events are still online. Take the first step in your creative career and explore our school! From our award-winning production programs to our short-track workshops & certificate courses, you will get the full scope of the VFS student experience. Plus, you’ll also be able to interact with faculty and staff, hear from our alumni, and watch our 2021 Showreel.

Here’s what you can expect from our Open House:

  • GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED: Learn about our 16 award-winning programs in animation, film production, design and more.
  • BACK TO CLASS: Get the full scope of the VFS student experience and have the chance to interact with faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • BRAND NEW: Witness the next evolution of our animation department as a brand-new advanced program is unleashed: CREATURE ANIMATION.
  • PART-TIME: Test drive your future with CONNECT – short-track workshops and certificate courses that top-up your skills & prepare you to study full-time at VFS. (*plus, receive a special discount offer!)
  • FINAL PROJECTS: View stunning final projects from our recent VR/AR graduates and see what you could achieve.

Find out what interests you! All of our programs will have dedicated booths for you to explore, and you are welcome to come and go as you please throughout the event. Our Admissions team will be happy to assist you if you have any questions.


Event Details:

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. PST
Location: Online



How it Works:

  • Save your spot for the VFS Discovery Open House by filling out the registration form below.
  • We will send you detailed instructions on how to log into the Open House hosting platform prior to the event.






Discover Our Programs:

VFS features 16 creative arts programs taught by creative professionals working in the industry. Find out why Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, MovieMaker, Animation Career Review, and more have ranked VFS one of the top creative arts schools in the world.

  • Discover VFS’s one-year advanced programs and pathways.
  • Watch exclusive videos about our facilities.
  • Learn about VFS Connect – our online entry-level workshops and certificate programs.
  • Hear from faculty, staff, & alumni and speak with advisors.
  • Sample projects created by our students.
  • Get a feel for the VFS student experience.

Discover VFS Connect:

VFS offers short-track, entry level workshops and certificate programs designed to enhance your skills and career portfolio. Whether you’re a high school student planning a career in the entertainment industry or a professional looking to pivot, VFS is here to help you elevate your career.

  • Learn about our entry-level workshops (4 days).
  • Learn about our online certificate courses (7-8 weeks).
  • Find out how a VFS workshop or certificate course can help enhance your current skills and prepare you for our advanced production programs.
  • Gauge your interest before deciding to embark on a full-year program at VFS.

Discover Pathways:

Did you know you can obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree through VFS? We’ve partnered with renowned post-secondary institutions around the world to give you the option to go farther, faster.

  • Learn about the programs and degree options available to you.
  • Explore the pathway learning journey.
  • Discover locations in the world where you could complete your pathway and learn and how getting a degree online with travel works.
  • Find out how you can get your degree faster this way than through university alone.

Discover the Admissions Process:

Our Open House is not only your chance to learn about our programs, it’s also the perfect opportunity to immediately talk with our Admissions Advisors, who can answer any questions you may still have.

  • What are the requirements to get into each program?
  • What are the expected costs?
  • How does the hybrid model work? How can you start online and finish in-person?
  • Housing? Immigration? What happens after you graduate? If you have a question, we can answer it right away.

Header image artwork by Adnan Mohamed, VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects graduate, 2021