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The two-year Film Production program is an intensive, hands-on introduction to the art and craft of filmmaking, shaped by the practical needs of the film industry. [+]
The Interactive Media Development program will prepare you for a fascinating and challenging career where your artistic creativity and logic merge to produce compelling digital experiences for an exciting new world of devices. If you are a creative individual and computer skills come easily to you, consider the Interactive Media Development program. Enrol in this exciting program at Confederation College and you can open doors worldwide! [+]
From a certain point of view, the film editor may be the most misunderstood of all film professionals. Often thought of as just a technician, a good film editor is actually more of an artist. It is the job of the editor to sort through many hours of footage provided by the director, and somehow piece together the shots that will best tell the story the director is trying to tell. A good film editor doesn't just find the best shots: he/she knows how to create artistic sequences that keep the audience guessing and wanting more. Needless to say, film editing can make or break a film, which is why good film editors are highly respected in the industry, and even more in high demand. [+]
Learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, on-the-job and on the set! With locations across the country, the Film Connection Film School can place you as an apprentice (extern) in an established film production company near where you live. You'll be paired with a seasoned film professional who will mentor you one-on-one on all the aspects of directing, producing, editing, cinematography and more. By learning on-the-job, you'll not only get the hands-on experience you need, but you'll also have the chance to make connections and form important working industry relationships you'd never be able to achieve in a classroom. We are the school that gives you the training, the job experience and the insider access you need in order to break into the business. [+]
Also called the Director of Photography (or DP, for short), the cinematographer is the person who brings the “magic” behind the camera, blending his/her technical knowledge of lighting techniques with the artistic sensibility to compose the best shots for the film. [+]
The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive teaches the principles and mechanisms of structure and character, as well as the courage of personal storytelling, through five distinct approaches. [+]
To make it as a professional screenwriter, you must have an absolute command of the craft of storytelling and a deep understanding of the world of film and television. What you [+]
Under the guidance of Stan Edmonds, a respected industry makeup artist, Vancouver Film School's one-year Makeup Design program is truly unparalleled in its approach to the art of light [+]
To launch a successful film career, you need technique, experience, and a professional network, and Film Production at Vancouver Film School is dedicated to giving you exactly [+]
Our EBM program produced outstanding graduates and outstanding results. The intensive one-year education enabled students to create award-winning projects, such as Compendium's "Little [+]
Acting for the camera requires a unique set of skills. What you will learn in VFS acting classes emphasizes the fundamentals of cinematic naturalism, the style you'll be expected to achieve [+]
Digital Character Animation is an advanced six-month production program for experienced 3D and classical animators looking to refine their skills in character animation as they create their [+]
Classical Animation focuses on telling a story through movement using traditional animation and Flash. By learning the cornerstones of animation, you develop an understanding [+]
Rocket Sky is an online mentorship and life-long animation club that trains and develops passionate, career minded [+]
Rocket Sky is an online mentorship and life-long animation club that trains and develops passionate, career minded artists into professional quality character animators.THE ROCKET SKY APPROACH
The Rocket Sky Learning System was born out of years of professional production experience, and years of professional education experience. We focus on classical animation principles and basic fundamentals and apply them within the 3D software. This simple approach develops the art and the artist. Repetition is the mother of skill, and by utilizing our unique mentor-style approach to learning, small and large project based assignments and the focus on fundamentals rather than software, Rocket Sky students become skilled in all the facets of this allusive art form, and ultimately will be able to produce the highest quality portfolio work to showcase these skills.... [-]
Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed. [+]
Film and Television
Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed by the Academic Committee.The Film and Television year brings the young actor to the world of the camera. Learning to integrate technique with understanding and accommodating the requirements of the camera are the objectives of this year. It is grounded in Scene Study for the Camera, and Acting Process for the Camera. Actors expand their on-camera craft with Auditioning for Film and Television, Commercials and Daytime Drama. Actor’s Comedy Workshop, Monologues and the Voice-over workshop continue to support actors in their growth.Actors in the final semester begin to be introduced to the industry. To prepare them, students take a Business of the Business workshop. They are invited to do monologues for a jury of professional casting directors and agents. A six-week workshop run by casting directors gives actors the opportunity to meet and work with these professionals. The film and television year work culminates with a unit devoted to shooting a final project.In your final semester:... [-]