Vancouver Film School

Key majors offered
3d Animation+Visual Effects
Acting For Film And Television
Animation Concept Art
Classical Animation
Digital Design
Film Production
Game Design
Makeup Design For Film And Television
Programming For Games, Web And Mobile
Sound Design For Visual Media
Writing For Film And Television
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
No Urban No 1500 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Student Body
Career/Undergraduate Certificate, Diploma Private

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa ELS
Career/Undergraduate Certificate 109
Diploma 109
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Vancouver Film School was founded in 1987; has 8 campuses, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver – named one of the world’s best cities, year after year. 200+ films and TV series were shot in British Columbia in 2016. The keys to the VFS educational models are structured intensity and immerion in the industry. Vancouver Film School was founded on the philosophy that one year of concentrated work, that balances industry-led theory and hands-on production, gives students the necessary skills to craft a professional-level portfolio or reel. VFS offers 13 world-class, post-secondary programs-spanning every aspect of the entertainment arts-that are developed and taught by award-winning industry professionals. Students’ experiences emulate the professional industory world. Students are physicallly and mentally immersed in Vancouver’s film, animation, game, and design industries that surround our campuses, and benefit from career guidance and expertise from industry mentors, instructtors, and guest speakers. As a student at Vancouver Film School, you can walk to quintessential Cafes, check out trendy shops and restaurants in historical Gastown, relax by the Pacific Ocean, and enjoy the Pacific and BC’s coastal mountains. Average Temperatures Low (winter): °F/°C 38/4 High (summer): °F/°C 64/18