Your EXCLUSIVE, in-person behind-the-scenes tour of VFS.
Vancouver Film School invites you to take the first step in your creative career by exploring the world’s leading creative media arts school – in-person! From our full-time production programs to our part-time online offerings and post-graduate degree options, you will get the full scope of the VFS student experience. You’ll also be able to chat with faculty, staff, and alumni, participate in creative workshops, and learn about the careers you could have after graduation.
For our upcoming Open House, we invite you to join us in-person for live Discovery Info Sessions, tours, and individual program booths with demos & program previews.
Find out what interests you! All of our 15 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.
PLUS, all attendees will receive an exclusive discount code for VFS CONNECT – our part-time, online workshops & certificate courses.
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. PDT
Location: 151 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1E1
How it Works:
- Save your spot for the VFS Discovery Open House by filling out the registration form below.
Open House Highlights
Unleash Your Voice: An Introduction to Voice-Acting with Omari Newton | Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m
Voice acting is an ever-growing segment of film, TV and game production, allowing performers to step into imaginative and wide-ranging roles. Head of Acting for Film & Television and professional voice actor Omari Newton (Black Panther in various Marvel animated projects, Netflix’s The Dragon Prince) will lead participants through several exercises covering the foundation of voice acting. The workshop will explore utilizing resonators, diction and enunciation, and breath control. Participants will leave with an elementary understanding of building dynamic, original characters.
More than Lights, Camera, and Action: Explore the Many Possibilities of a Career in Film | Time: 11:30 am -12:00 pm
The career possibilities within the film industry are varied and endless. Tom Fedechko, VFS’s Head of Preparatory Studies, will lead a discussion with alumni from the School of Film about the exciting careers and roles they’ve pursued in creating film. This is an excellent chance to hear directly from graduates of the Film Production, Acting for Film & Television, Sound Design for Visual Media, Writing for Film, Television & Games, and Makeup Design programs about how VFS prepared them for a successful career in the entertainment industry, and the exciting projects they’ve helped create since graduating.
Discover Our Programs:
VFS features 15 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 leading creative arts schools in the world.
- Discover VFS’s 12-month accelerated programs.
- Attend Discovery Info Sessions, participate in campus tours, have your creative portfolio reviewed, and visit individual program booths for demos and program previews.
- Learn about VFS CONNECT – our online short-track workshops and certificate courses.
- Hear from faculty, staff, and alumni and speak with advisors.
- Sample projects created by our students.
- Get a feel for the VFS student experience.
Discover VFS CONNECT:
VFS offers part-time, online workshops, certificate courses, and seasonal programming designed to top up your skills, build your professional portfolio, and prepare you for our full-time programs. Whether you’re a high school student planning a career in the entertainment industry or a professional looking to try something new or change careers, VFS CONNECT has endless opportunities.
- Learn about our workshops (4 days), certificate courses (7-8 weeks), Creative Break, and Summer Intensives in film production, animation, game design, and more.
- Find out how VFS CONNECT can help top up your current creative skillset and prepare you for our full-time programs.
- Gauge your interest before deciding to embark on a full-time program at VFS.
Discover VFS Pathways:
Did you know you can obtain a bachelor or master’s degree through VFS? We’ve partnered with renowned post-secondary institutions around the world to give you the option to go further, faster.
- Find out how a VFS Pathway can fast-track your degree.
- Learn about the different schools and degree options available to you.
- For international students, find out how you may be eligible for a post-graduate work permit through VFS Pathways.
- Learn the ins and outs of studying abroad.
Discover the Admissions Process:
Our Open House is not only a chance for you to learn about our programs, but also the perfect opportunity to immediately speak with our Admissions Advisors, who can answer all of your questions.
- What are the requirements to get into each program?
- What are the expected costs?
- Housing? Immigration? What happens after you graduate? If you have a question, we can answer it right away.
Header image artwork by Amparo Sanchez, VFS Animation Concept Art Graduate