Vancouver Film School

Vancouver Film School


Vancouver Film School is a global leader in entertainment arts education.

Vancouver Film School was founded on the philosophy that one year of concentrated workwhich balances industry-led theory and hands-on production, gives students the necessary skills to craft a professional-level portfolio or reel.

VFS offers 15 signature post-secondary programs — spanning every aspect of the entertainment arts — that are developed and taught by award-winning industry professionals. Each program’s intensive curriculum evolves along with the demands of the industry, and the best current industry practices.

Students’ experiences emulate the professional industry world. Students are physically 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, instructors, and guest speakers.


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Myriam Casper
Myriam Casper is a documentary filmmaker, editor, and photographer. Since 2003 she has mentored 3000+ student short films & animations at Vancouver Film School.
Colin Giles
Throughout his career, Colin has worked as a Character Animator, Animation Director, and Designer in both traditional and computer animation.
Cara McDowell
For more than two decades, Cara has worked with performers, taught theatre, performed on stage, and directed films.
Mark Pudlier
For over 35 years, Mark Pudleiner has worked in animation as a character animator and story artist at prominent studios such as Nelvana, Don Bluth Studios, Dreamworks, and Walt Disney Animation Studios.

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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