Vancouver Film School
Address: 198 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V6B1H2 Canada
- Vancouver Film School is a recognized world leader in entertainment arts education, offering 13 full-time programs to over 1000 students across eight campuses.
- Nearly half of our students are international, coming from over 50 countries.
- In 2014 in cooperation with Shanghai University, VFS launched the Shanghai-Vancouver Film School in Shanghai.
- VFS has partnerships with leading industry software and hardware manufacturers including HP, AVID, Adobe, Final Draft.
- VFS alumni have been honoured at the Oscars and Emmys, have premiered at major international festivals, and work at top companies like Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Blizzard.
Rankings & Accreditation
- Winner of The Georgia Straight‘s 2014 Readers’ Choice Award for Best School for Training in Film & Media
- VFS Game Design is the only one-year program recognized in the Princeton Review’s Top 25 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2013
- 38 wins (2008-2014) at the International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) Student Competition
- Vancouver Film School is registered and accredited with the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education and the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of B.C.
- Vancouver Film School has also achieved the Government of BC’s EQA (Education Quality Assurance) designation.
- Total: Between 1,000 and 1,200 students at any given time.
- International: Approximately 50% of students.
Entry & Requirements
- Each program at VFS has specific requirements. For details regarding universal requirements, program specific requirements and English language requirements please visit the website: https://vfs.edu/admissions.
Tuition & Fees
- Tuition & Fees: $10,500 to $53,250 (varies depending on program)
- VFS program tuition rates include resources (equipment, books, etc…)
- VFS has a Housing Coordinator to help students locate off-campus apartments, condominiums, basement suites, shared houses, long-term hotels, and homestays in Vancouver (fee required).
Scholarships & Financial Aid