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School Profile For:

Vancouver Film School


School Information

Vancouver Film School
Animation & Visual Effects
200-198 West Hastings St.
Vancouver
British Columbia
V6B 1H2
Canada
(T) +(1) 604 685-5808
(F) +(1) 604 685-5830

General Email: admissions@vfs.com
Web Address: http://www.vfs.com/animationvfx

Contact Information

Main Program Contact:
Thuy Khuc
Advertising and Public Relations Coordinator, Mark
(T) +(1) 604 631.3563
(F) +(1) 604 685.5830
reception@vfs.com

Program Information

Degree Categories:
Certificate, Diploma

Program Categories:
Cartooning, Character Animation, Experimental Animation, Computer Animation/Digital Art, Graphic Design, Multimedia/Games, Web Graphics/Design, Web Animation, Performance Animation, Animation History/Theory, Vocational Training

Number of Students:
1000 school wide

Number of Foreign Students:
50%

Teacher / Student Ratio:
1:15

Year Program First Started:
1987

Fees / Tuition Information:
Varies. Please see vfs.com for tuition information.

Is Financial Aid Available?
yes

Financial Aid Information:
Please visit vfs.com.

Entrance Requirements:
Please visit vfs.com.

Facilities / Equipment:
Varies with department. Please check our website: vfs.com

Program Philosophy:
In VFS's Animation & Visual Effects programs, the focus is on learning to
tell a story through movement: knowing how to animate life where there is
none.


Program Description:
VFS Animation & Visual Effects programs include 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Classical Animation, and Digital Character Animation. Students work in a studio setting, with instructors who are professionals and pioneers in their field, so they are prepared to be part of a production team upon graduation. The creation of a professional reel/film means graduates hit the ground running.

Alumni Information:
Upon graduation, VFS students get access to an Alumni Network of thousands of working graduates.

Career Placement Information:
VFS Animation & Visual Effects graduates are Oscar and Emmy winners, and have worked on films like The Golden Compass, Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix, Transformers, Cloverfield, Lord of the Rings, Narnia, King Kong, Persepolis, Shrek the Third, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Happy Feet, and TV series like Battlestar Galactica, Lost, King of the Hill, Alias, and Family Guy.

Other Pertinent Information:
For more, please visit about Animation & Visual Effects at VFS, please visit vfs.com/animationvfx

Last Edited: Thursday June 18, 2009





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