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Become an Actor in Just One Year

Acting for Film & Television – One Year
Acting Essentials – Four Months

You are creative and passionate about acting for film and TV. Now make it a career you will love. Get the skills, knowledge, and industry expertise to make a living as an actor.

Fast and Focused

Our intensive Acting for Film & Television curriculum packs three years of training into one year, so you get working right away. We also offer a four-month introductory course, tailored to prepare you to enter our one-year program.

Instructors Who Know the Industry

Department Head Jennifer Clement, who has acted in more than 100 theatre, film and TV projects over the course of her professional career. 100% of our instructors have substantial industry experience, so you're learning from professionals who have been there and know what it takes to succeed.

Located in Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver is "Hollywood North" – a mecca for the entertainment arts, and film and television in particular. From big studio blockbusters to indie productions, we have it all.

Career Development and Guidance

Our faculty and professional mentors work closely with you throughout your year to help you understand the industry and craft a killer résumé and reel. Wow the studios, open doors, and get your dream job!

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Acting for Film & Television

The hyper-focused, fast-paced curriculum at VFS means building a strong foundation in many disciplines. During your year, among other things, you'll learn:

  • Acting On Camera
  • Audition Techniques
  • Voice and speech
  • Movement
  • Improvization
  • Script Analysis
  • Dance Skills
  • Singing
  • Dialects
  • Working with Ensembles
  • Collaborating with Directors
  • Career Preparation

Foundation Visual Art & Design

Are you unsure which program is for you or not quite ready for our fast-paced curriculum? Consider Foundation Visual Art & Design, the VFS entertainment arts discovery program.

In this highly practical essentials program, you’ll gain hands-on experience in areas like game design, programming, interactive design, film production, animation, visual effects, sound design, writing, makeup design, and more. After one year, you’ll graduate ready to successfully enter and complete the majority of our other programs and prepared to specialize in a field that you’re passionate about.

Acting Essentials

The four-month Acting Essentials program is the perfect way to see if acting is for you. Discover yourself, get comfortable in front of an audience, and take the first steps in your career.

During the program, you'll learn movement, build your confidence, and study the core techniques of good performance. After completing Acting Essentials, you'll be more at ease in front of an audience, and more aware of yourself, physically and psychologically.

You will also gain a deeper familiarity with the approach that VFS takes to teaching the craft so that you're ready to take your training to the next level and move on to the full-time Acting program.

Get the Acting Career of Your Dreams

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