Vancouver Film School Named #1 Global Animation School and #1 Canadian Animation School for 2019

Announcement Highlights:

  • Animation Career Review named Vancouver Film School as the world’s top animation school for 2019.
  • VFS ranked first in each category amidst a field of 167 institutions, both colleges with formal degree programs and schools with professional training programs.
  • Along with being the top ranked global institute for animation, VFS was also selected by Animation Career Review as Canada’s #1 animation school for 2019.
  • VFS has received this accolade for the third consecutive year

(Vancouver, BC) May 8, 2019 - Vancouver Film School (VFS) is extremely proud to be once again named both Canada and the world’s top animation school for 2019 by Animation Career Review. This achievement has been earned by VFS across all categories in a field of 167 exceptional institutions, including both colleges with formal degree programs and schools with professional training programs.

Since ACR’s Animation School Rankings began in 2012, the number one animation school rank has been awarded to VFS in multiple years, confirming a culture of second-to-none creative media education that Vancouver Film School strives to deliver every single year. Criteria considered for this accolade include academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the offered program(s), value as it relates to tuition and indebtedness, geographic location, and employment data as of 2019, making it a rigorously difficult accolade to achieve, and one we are truly humbled and elated to have received for 2019.

To view this year’s Rankings, Please Visit:

Animation Career Review’s top 25 animation training programs in the world for 2019:

Animation Career Review’s top 10 animation training programs in Canada for 2019:

Animation Career Review’s full list of 2019 international animation school rankings:

Full list of criteria used to determine global rankings:


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.

VFS Media Contact:
Christopher Ian Bennett,
Executive Producer & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School

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