Vancouver Film School
198 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
1 800 661 4101
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You are creative and passionate about animation. Now make it a career you will love. In one year, get the skills, knowledge, and industry expertise to make a living in film, TV, or interactive media.
ONE YEAR — FAST + FOCUSED
Our intensive curriculum packs three years of training into one year, so you get working right away. The hyper-focused, fast-paced curriculum at VFS means building a strong foundation in many disciplines.
INSTRUCTORS WHO KNOW THE INDUSTRY
Department Head Vanessa Jacobsen has spent several years cultivating close relationships with the industry both here and abroad so that you have access to the jobs you want. All our instructors have substantial experience in animation, so you’re learning from award-winning industry professionals who have been there and know what it takes to succeed.
Our brand-new, state-of-the-art 42,000 square foot Animation facility has everything you could ever need, including a lightning-fast render farm, two surround sound theatres, and a 280° green screen studio.
LOCATED IN VANCOUVER, CANADA
Vancouver is “Hollywood North” – a mecca for the entertainment arts, and animation and visual effects in particular. From large visual effects studios to game developers, we have it all.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT + GUIDANCE
Our faculty and professional mentors work closely with you throughout your year to help you understand the industry and craft a killer portfolio and résumé. Wow your future employers, open doors, and get your dream job!
3D Animation + Visual Effects
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the artistic and technical pillars, and then choose a specialization that will propel you into the career you want: visual effects artist, modeler, or animator.
Learn the cornerstones of animation and develop an understanding of motion, weight, balance, colour, and design, as well as the discipline and intensity required for studio work.
Animation Concept Art
Develop your skills using digital tools, and gain the knowledge and industry expertise needed to create a conceptual portfolio that captures the emotional core of your story.
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