Link to your portfolio. Include samples that might relate broadly or specifically to the program of your choice.
You will be required to submit a synopsis of an original game that you are passionate about creating. Explain the concept, vision, or idea. Include the genre of game you would utilize. Make references to existing games to explain how you would make your game (one page maximum).
In addition, provide an outline detailing your story, possible levels, and characters (one page maximum). Finally, provide diagrams explaining any features or game mechanics (one to two pages maximum) and a simplified map of the game world described in your synopsis.
3D Animation & Visual Effects
You will be required to submit a visual art portfolio of your work.
Send us samples of your work that can include still-life drawings, life drawings, character or environment sketches, and 3D computer artwork (e.g., Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.). Maximum 12 pieces. Specific to the 3D Animation & Visual Effects program, we expect that you have some prior 3D experience.
We recommend Dropbox or Google Drive for easy review by our scholarship selection committee. Upload your files then “share” using the share link. When sharing, set the sharing permissions to “public” or “anyone with the link can view the file/document.”
If we cannot view your files your scholarship application will be considered incomplete.
Personal Submission PT. 1
- Q1 – In 100 words or less, tell us what your dream career is, why and what your dream project would be?
Personal Submission PT. 2
- Q2 – In 100 words or less, tell us about how you plan to use your VFS education to bring awareness to your Indigenous culture and stories within our country’s multidimensional creative landscape.
Personal Submission PT. 3
- Q3 – We inform every applicant that while Vancouver is considered one of the best cities in the world to live, it’s also an expensive city compared to many others. It can cost you at least $25,000 CAD a year for basic food, travel and accommodations. This scholarship will only cover partial school tuition costs. Tell us in your words your plan to be able to make this opportunity work for you financially for 12 months.
Upon successful completion, applicants will be given a confirmation of completion notification email.