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The VFS Fast-Tracked, One-Year Diploma Programs

You are creative and passionate about media arts. Now make it a career you will love. In just one intense year, you can get the skills, knowledge, and industry expertise to launch a career. 

One Year — Fast & Focused

Our intensive curriculum packs three years of training into one year, so you get working right away.

Career Development and Guidance

Our faculty and professional mentors work closely with you throughout your year to help you understand the industry and craft a killer portfolio, résumé, and reel. Wow the studios, open doors, and get your dream job!

Instructors Who Know The Industry

100% of our instructors have substantial industry experience, so you're learning from professionals who have been there and know what it takes to succeed.

Located in Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver is "Hollywood North" – a mecca for the entertainment arts, from film and television productions to visual effects studios, and game developers to cutting-edge design agencies.

Alumni Success

Experience

Andrew Overtoom, VFS Graduate
Animation Director, SpongeBob SquarePants

"The school was great. It really gave me a great foundation. It works."

Bruce Gilbert
Oscar-nominated Producer

"VFS prepares its students to hit the ground running. They are the entertainment industry's future."

Credits

  • The Avengers 
  • Avatar 
  • SpongeBob SquarePants 
  • Iron Man 3 
  • District 9 
  • Halo 4 
  • Family Guy 
  • Game of Thrones 

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Vancouver Film School
198 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
V6B 1H2
1.800.661.4101
vfs.edu

Hands-On Training – From Every Angle

Learn from award-winning entertainment and design pros who know what it takes to make it as professionals in the industry.

The hyper-focused, fast-paced curriculum at VFS means building a strong foundation in many disciplines. No matter what your ambitions, VFS has a professional-level, proven education for you. 

Choose from one of these 13 programs:

  • 3D Animation + Visual Effects
  • Animation Concept Art
  • Classical Animation
  • Acting Essentials
  • Acting for Film + Television
  • Digital Design
  • Film Production
  • Game Design
  • Makeup Design for Film, Television + Games
  • Programming for Games, Web + Mobile
  • Sound Design for Visual Media
  • Writing for Film + Television
  • Foundation Visual Art + Design

Michael Nickiforek, VFS Graduate
Prosthetics Fabricator, Rise of the Planet of the Apes

"I feel absolutely 100% that I would not be where I am in my career without my education at VFS."

  • Wreck-It Ralph 
  • Assassin's Creed III 
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 
  • The Dark Knight Rises 
  • The Triplets of Belleville 
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic