VFS and ILAC announce new partnership initiative to deliver innovative English for Creative Arts Program


In April 2018, multi-award winning schools VFS and ILAC are launching a new program for international students to pursue post-secondary training and careers in the media arts.

Announcement Highlights:

  • ESL curriculum created specifically for international students with interest in pursuing further education in media arts.
  • Joint instructional and curriculum design expertise from 2 multi-award winning schools. 
  • Practical, hands-on creative arts projects supported by in-depth lessons on English language fundamentals.
  • Pathway for international students to gain the necessary creative arts-related language skills to enter an advanced one-year program at VFS. 

(Vancouver, Canada) This program combines VFS’ 30 years of experience in entertainment media programming with ILAC’s long-held status as one of the most reputable ESL schools in Canada. Providing students with an immersive experience and access to world-class facilities and curriculum, the program will set them up for success and further studies in the creative entertainment arts.

Students will gain practical, industry-relevant skills in relation to film, photography, animation, and game design. In addition, they will acquire vital communication, workplace and intercultural competencies, such as teamwork and critical thinking. Students will participate in English language lessons, and use these team-based communication and language skills in hands-on, project-based workshops focusing on popular media forms.

For more information, please visit https://vfs.edu/programs/english-creative-arts or email eca@vfs.com.


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:

Christopher Ian Bennett,
Executive Producer & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School

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