VFS Announces Colombia Admissions Office, Scholarship To Serve Huge Local Talent Pool

Award-winning Canadian School opening Colombian office, offering scholarship to help connect massive local talent pool to renowned education destination 


Announcement Highlights:

  • Office official opening December 1, 2017
  • Located in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Catered launch presentation and cocktail event open to press celebrating this prestigious event
  • Event at JW Marriot Hotel Bogota, Room 110 Mts2
  • VFS Alumni will be on-hand to speak to potential students
  • Scholarship program opportunity offered exclusively to those attending this event

(Vancouver, B.C.) November 22, 2017 – Vancouver Film School is announcing launch of a new admissions office in Colombia to help meet unprecedented demand from the region.

On December 1, 2017 VFS will hold a launch event to celebrate the opening of a new admissions office in Colombia to service the country and the surrounding region. The demand for information and support in applications for the award-winning Canadian school has grown exponentially over the past five years, and as such the school has approved a permanent presence in the area to help meet that need.

The new office, located in Capital Tower, Bogotá, will have advisors and staff on-hand to help prospective talented candidates plan out their educational path in one of over a dozen renowned programs, including Acting for Film + Television, 3D Animation and Design, and Digital Design.

Diana Perez from Vancouver Film School will be on hand to celebrate the opening, available for interviews with all media groups.

The presentation event will begin at 7PM until 9PM at the JW Marriot Hotel Bogotá, Room 110 Mts2, commencing with an overview of the School’s history and the successful students who have emerged from the region over the past 30 years. Details of the new scholarship, exclusive to Colombia and the surrounding region, will follow. A catered cocktail event will close out the evening, with VFS alumni on-hand to answer questions.

As an incredibly unique opportunity, a full scholarship will be given away to one student candidate attending the Office Launch Celebration Event. Potential students must attend the event and submit an application for an opportunity to win a full tuition-paid scholarship in Film Production, Writing for Film, Television + Games, Acting for Film + Television, 3D Animation + Visual Effects, Programming for Games. Web + Mobile, Digital Design, or Foundation Visual Art + Design programs. The winner will be notified January 2018 and can begin attending their choice of VFS program prior to June 2018.


"We are so thrilled to have this local presence to serve the huge talent in this region. The creativity and passion of the area is remarkable, and connecting directly with potential students is an exciting opportunity."
– Diana Perez, Vancouver Film School Admissions


"We are especially excited about the new scholarship program, as it will open more doors for talented, creative students."
– Christopher Ian Bennett, Executive Producer, Vancouver Film School


Event Location
JW Marriot Hotel Bogotá Room 110 Mts2

Calle 73 No. 8-60 Bogotá
Free admission for press and student candidates

Admissions Office Location
Capital Tower, Bogotá

Calle 100 No. 7-33 Piso 14
Bogotá, 110211


For more information about the VFS Game Design program, visit:


For more information about the VFS Programming for Games, Web + Mobile program, visit:


About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, VFS revolutionized entertainment arts education with the introduction of the world’s first one-year intensive film production diploma program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution, offering acclaimed and award-winning one-year diploma programs in 3D animation, film, TV, programming, video game, motion and interactive design. For the past 30 years, VFS has been devoted to delivering the highest quality education, and developing the next generation of leaders in the entertainment and creative media industries.



Media Contact:
Diana Perez,
Vancouver Film School
+57 1 6466739


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