Vancouver Film School signs collaboration agreement with Regent’s University, London England

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Announcement Highlights:

  • VFF has announced a new partnership with Regent’s University in London England.
  • VFS Students are now eligible to attend Regent’s following the successful completion of any one-year program at VFS
  • This partnership would allow VFS Students to top up to a full Regent's undergraduate degree in Acting & World Theatre; Film, TV & Digital Media Production; and Screenwriting & Producing. 

(March 2, 2018 – Vancouver BC) Regent's University London is delighted to announce its new partnership with the internationally recognised Vancouver Film School (VFS). The partnership will allow VFS students to come to Regent's, following completion of a one-year course at VFS, and to top up to a full Regent's undergraduate degree in any of the following disciplines: Acting & World Theatre; Film, TV & Digital Media Production; and Screenwriting & Producing. 

The collaboration was marked by a signing ceremony at Regent's University attended by Michael Baser, Head of the Writing for Film & Television and Film Production departments, VFS and Deputy Vice Chancellor Simon Jarvis, Regent's on 14 November 2017.

“This agreement marks another important accelerated degree pathway for VFS—a tremendous opportunity for our students to earn two world-class credentials in as few as three years when studying full-time in two leading film and television production centres”

- Dr. Ted Gervan, VP of Education, VFS.

"I am thrilled to announce this partnership with the prestigious Vancouver Film School. Regent’s and VFS are situated at the heart of two world class creative cities – London and Vancouver. Together, we’ve created a really exciting opportunity for students to spend time at both institutions, enabling them to benefit from our approaches to film, media and performance education as well as the wider creative industries in both of our cities. I’m really looking forward to welcoming the first VFS students to Regent's in September 2018."

  • Neil Herrington, Head of Student Recruitment, Regent’s

 “We are delighted to have developed a relationship between Regent’s and the Vancouver Film School. The agreement presents an opportunity for students from both institutions to enrich their educations and to gain a truly international perspective on their subjects and the industries within which they aspire to work.”

  • Gill Stark, Assistant Dean and Head of School, School of Creative and Liberal Arts, Regent’s

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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.

About Regent’s University London
Regent’s University London is London’s only independent, not-for-profit university, based in Regent’s Park and Marylebone. With 4,800 students representing more than 140 nationalities, Regent’s is one of the most international campuses in the UK. The University offers both UK and American-style degrees in business and management, fashion and design, film, media and performance, liberal arts and humanities, politics and international relations, and psychotherapy and psychology.

 

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Christopher Ian Bennett,
Executive Producer & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School
cbennett@vfs.com

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