Vancouver Film School is a private entertainment arts school located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1987, it has achieved international recognition.
International student stregth : More than 47% of our students come to VFS from overseas, before graduating and pursuing their dreams at home or in entertainment hubs, like Vancouver.
8 Campuses + 13 Departments + 1100 Current Students + 20,000 Alumni + 1000 Student Productions a Year + 5000 Student Awards xYou = Vancouver Film School
PCTIA sets basic education standards for registered private career training institutions in British Columbia and establishes standards of quality, which must be met by accredited institutions. Their mission is to support quality education in British Columbia's private post-secondary career training sector through regulating standards and providing protection to students.
EQA designation attests to the high standard of the quality of the educational services provided by the institution to its students. This seal allows students to easily identify which provincial institutions the government of BC recognizes as having met the quality assurance standards and offer consumer protection to learners. EQA designation is a requirement to be registered with Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) as a CIC Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
* World-wide reputation with 47% international student population
* Our grads have received nominations and wins at the Oscars + Emmys
* 5,000+ student awards in 10 years
* 900+ student productions
* Alumni contributed to entertainment properties which grossed over $18 billion
Location & Facilities
VFS is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver—named one of the world's best cities, year after year. Surrounded by some of the last remaining temperate wilderness in the world, Vancouver's natural beauty and cosmopolitan environment combine to make it an ideal place to study.
198 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
392 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
400 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
420 Homer Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
151 West Cordova Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
142 Water Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
88 East Pender Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
1248 Franklin Street Vancouver, BC, Canada
Depending on your needs, you may want to use VFS’s housing coordinator or a housing service, like the ones list below.
VFS’s housing coordinator
Bell Accommodation Services
Vancouver Homestay International
The Student Services team is here to support you throughout your year at VFS. We can help with housing, budgeting, medical insurance, immigration issues, and advise you on your rights and responsibilities in BC.
List of Departments / Schools / Faculty / College
Programs with Level 1 Language Requirements
• Acting Essentials
• Foundation Visual Art + Design
• Makeup Design for Film + Television
• Sound Design for Visual Media
Programs with Level 2 Language Requirements
• 3D Animation + Visual Effects
• Acting for FIlm + Television
• Animation + Concept Art
• Classical Animation
• Digital Design
• Film Production
• Game Design
• Programming for Games, Web + Mobile
• Writing for Film and Television
Lating America Writing For Film And Television Scholarship
Students from Latin America are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to the Writing for Film and Television program. As part of this year’s Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico, we’re offering one full scholarship and four partial scholarships to talented aspiring screenwriters.
30th Anniversary Scholarship
We're celebrating our 30-year anniversary by offering an exciting opportunity to all aspiring artists and creative technicians who are ready to join VFS in Spring 2016. Apply now to qualify for our limited-time $300,000 scholarship fund. Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $10,000 and be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Don't miss out on our biggest year ever.
Intake depends upon program to program.
Click here to Download Application form