VFS Careers

There is no such thing as an ordinary day when you work at Vancouver Film School. It’s a creative and fast-paced environment where you’re part of recruiting and educating the next generation of actors, filmmakers, video game developers and creative thinkers.


Shanghai, China

The Shanghai Vancouver Film School opened in 2014 as a joint venture between the municipal government of Shanghai, Shanghai University, and Vancouver Film School that aims to make Shanghai the leading film and entertainment production centre in Asia. SH-VFS currently offers programs in Film Production, Sound Design for Visual Media, Animation & Visual Effects, and Makeup Design for Film & Television. If you’d like to join our team in Shanghai, simply browse the open positions below. If none of them seem to fit your particular skillsets, but you think you belong at SHVFS, apply here. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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VFS Visiting Scholar Program

VFS has established a Visiting Scholars program, the goal of which is to facilitate the residency of a limited number of distinguished scholars from other academic institutions or accomplished professionals whose expertise coincides and is relevant to the program they wish to visit.

Visiting Scholar positions are non-compensated appointments established to accommodate the Scholar’s goals as well as enrich the VFS teaching and learning community. Length of the appointment will be determined by VFS.

Download the PDF application kit below, fill it in completely, and submit it with the required documents to hr@vfs.com, or mail it in a single, sealed envelope to the following address:

Director of Human Resources
Vancouver Film School
198 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
V6B 1H2

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Work at VFS

  1. As a VFS Instructor, you can:
    • Pursue a career that offers a work/life balance and competitive lifestyle benefits
    • Explore part-time, full-time or guest teaching opportunities
    • Join a community of creative pragmatists—artists and teachers—who believe that “results matter”
  2. Become a better teacher

    We provide our instructors with the training, support, and mentoring to become extraordinary educators.  Come with the willingness to learn.  We will help you develop a skillset that will transform the way you communicate and think about your industry.

  3. Don't see a job for you?

    Even if you don’t see a posting that would suit your skillset, please send us your résumé and a brief description of your preferred teaching role.  We look forward to hearing from you!