Picture Yourself: 
On Your Way to Film Production in One Year

Picture Yourself Living In Vancouver, Canada


Culture. Creativity. Connections. The Vancouver area isn’t just beautiful, it’s a place that cultivates talent, friendships, and relationships within the film and TV industry. From the trails of Grouse Mountain to the nightlife of Granville Street to the bustling sets of film and television shoots, Vancouver is the place to take the next step in your career.

Picture This:
Six Terms. One Goal.

Picture Your Dream Job

With graduates from Vancouver Film School bringing some of the most compelling and entertaining stories to life, you’re in good company. Find your own journey, whether it’s working independently on projects you choose, or as part of a studio experience. As a producer, you’re the one making the call. The choice is yours.

Alumni Success Stories

Vancouver Film School grads are some of the most successful professionals in the film industry. Take a moment to browse some of their amazing accomplishments and achievements within the industry.

Picture Your
Career In Only
One Year


The intensive Film Production program takes you from insightful beginner to a producer with creativity and efficiency in just one short year. Structured to deliver the skills you need, Vancouver Film School connects you with industry insiders as your instructors. You’ll work with the tools you’ll use in the real world, creating the experience you need to take the next step in your career.

Picture Making 
Great Connections
For Your Future


An education at VFS is more than just the film course classes you take and the experience you earn: it’s the connections you’ll make with your current classmates and with the VFS alumni family. Learn from those in the industry, and connect with VFS grads just like you. They’re out there, doing the work, and they’ll want you right beside them.

STORYTELLING + TEAMWORK. Explore the possibilities of storytelling, giving you both the narrative craft and visual techniques necessary to bring a story to life on the screen.

Term

1

TECHNIQUE + COLLABORATION. Expand your range of filmmaking techniques while you learn to work on larger sets and co-create with outside writers.

Term

2

INNOVATION + COMPETITION. Combine cutting edge techniques, like green screen and visual effects, with the ingenuity to solve production challenges, as you take on productions of rapidly increasing technical sophistication.

Term

3

SPECIALIZATION. Specialize in two of five key creative streams to build yourself into a multi talented professional

Term

4

PRODUCTION. Dedicate your time and energy to Final Projects, high-quality short films that will form the basis of your professional reel.

Term

5

PROFESSION. Complete the filming of all Final Projects, and focus squarely on the employment preparation and advanced electives.

Term

6

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Chappie

James Bitonti — First Assistant Director + Co-Producer
Warren Mazutinec — First Assistant Editor
Woo Jo Jeon — Visual Effects Coordinator

Fifty Shades of Grey

Dustin Shea — Production Assistant
Sarah Sens Gamborgi Vallim — Painter



Seventh Son

Elijah Best — Art Department Assistant
Eylem Sonmez — Assistant Production Coordinator

Gary Hawes — Second Assistant Director



The Interview

Milton Ng — Grip
Ryan Flick — Central Production Manager



Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Lesly Sarai Cazares — Visual Effects Coordinator


Transformers: Age of Extinction

Casey McClurken — Additional Electrician


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

David Tenniswood — 3D Camera Assistant
Gary Hawes — Second Assistant Director
Jeffrey Meagher — Camera Production Assistant




The Maze Runner

Lesly Sarai Cazares — VFX Production Assistant


Strange Empire

Chad Fitz — Second Assistant Director


Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever

Tim Whyte — Second Assistant Director


Edge of Tomorrow

Woo Jo Jeon — Visual Effects Coordinator


RoboCop

Paul Kalkman — Production Assistant

Godzilla

Dustin Shea — Production Assistant
Paul Kalkman — Production Assistant

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Nathaniel Holroyd — CG Coordinator / VFX Coordinator


Noah

Ryan Flick — Visual Effects Coordinator

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Kathrin Kruckeberg — Coordinator: Miniatures Department


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Specializations
Directing School / Cinematography School / Producing / Production Design / Post-Production

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