Vancouver Film School and Casting Workbook announce Online Live Auditions collaboration

Casting Workbook’s Virtual Casting Room will power Vancouver Film School’s online auditions tour for aspiring actors wanting to attend VFS’s accelerated acting program

Announcement Highlights:

  • Casting Workbook’s Virtual Casting Room (VCR) will allow VFS’s Live Auditions Tour to reach more aspiring actors around the world than ever before.
  • Casting Workbook’s VCR platform is free for casting directors, agents, and actors.
  • Vancouver Film School’s Online Live Auditions Tour starts Sept. 29 in Vancouver.

(VANCOUVER, B.C.) September 28, 2020 – Vancouver Film School is proud to announce Casting Workbook will power Live Auditions for VFS’s acting programs via Virtual Casting Room (VCR).

Aspiring actors wanting to attend VFS’s Acting for Film & Television and Acting Essentials programs will connect for their auditions using the VCR, tied seamlessly to Casting Workbook’s robust platform for producers, casting agents, and actors. Actors can be scheduled into secure virtual video waiting rooms to be directed, recorded, and shared. VCR is completely free for casting directors, agents, and actors.

Casting Workbook is an industry-leading application suite that relays actor portfolio materials to talent agencies, casting directors, and production teams across cities and continents. The platform has helped cast more than 346,000 roles in film, television, commercial, and voice-over work, with clients including Netflix, ABC, Universal, and Disney.

“With any disruption comes change and creativity, and the pandemic has forever shifted our acting industry landscape,” says Jennifer Clement, Head of the Acting Department at VFS. “Casting Workbook is leading the way with the Virtual Casting Room. Being connected online, we can now visit more cities and countries than ever, from Winnipeg to Miami and Mexico City to Mumbai. Our goal is to reach all those students ready to dive into intensive actor training with VFS.”

“For more than 25 years, Casting Workbook has been pioneering the digital space for actors and casting directors around the globe,” says Christopher Ian Bennett, Casting Workbook President. “We consider Vancouver Film School’s acting programs among the finest in the world. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with VFS to bring our new Virtual Casting Room (VCR) experience to their live audition tour online, and to offer it to aspiring actors everywhere at no cost. The next generation of actors is coming and, through this tour, VFS is going to get to see them first.”

VFS’s Online Live Auditions Tour starts Sept. 29 and will travel virtually across the globe through the fall. For more details and to apply for an audition, visit:



About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, Vancouver Film School introduced the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, video game production, VR/AR development, motion and interactive design, programming, art/production foundation, and other related programs. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in accelerated timeframes. VFS alumni are consistently credited on the most successful products in the entertainment economies.

For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:

Evan Biswanger,
Creative Director & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School


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