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Toronto Film School

Toronto Film School

Toronto Film School



About Toronto Film School

Whether your aspirations are in film, design, video games or fashion, Toronto Film School is where you will find a creative community, award-winning instructors, and a network of peers to propel you into the career you dream of. The school offers programs like Film Production, Acting, VideoGame Design and many more.

What Sets Toronto Film School Apart?

Industry professionals

You will be mentored by a variety of award-winning and in-demand filmmakers, producers, cinematographers, fashion designers, videogame designers, and active industry professionals. Our instructors provide you with the most current industry insights and best practices, as well as exciting networking opportunities.

Cross collaboration

At Toronto Film School, you can collaborate with students from across creative programs. You also develop invaluable professional relationships and cross-industry networks, which will help open doors for careers across the fashion and entertainment industries.

Our students win awards

At Toronto Film School, like-minded students who share your passion for creative arts surround you. The many awards won by these students from prestigious bodies, such as Festival de CANNES and the Thea Awards are a testament to their hard work and dedication to their craft. As a student at Toronto Film School, you can connect with these students and learn from experienced instructors.

Real-world education

Toronto Film School is known for shaping award-winning graduates who go on to become industry leaders and excel in their chosen field. This is because our graduates leave school with practical abilities, the skills to promote themselves and a well-rounded portfolio.

Degree pathway

Toronto Film School understands your current and future career demands. Through our articulation agreement with Yorkville University, you can fast-track your way to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree to gain the business skills required to advance your creative career.

Small class sizes

In small classes, you will have the opportunity to reach your full potential with one-on-one instruction and mentoring. You will also have the right collaborative environment to build relationships with classmates and network with students across creative programs.

Campus Features

Prime campus location

With 4 campuses across Toronto, students can fully immerse themselves in the city.

  • 4 campuses in downtown Toronto
  • 1 campus at Davisville

Student Housing

So you’re moving to the big city? Here are a few resources that will help you with your move.

Moving to Toronto will require students to locate suitable accommodations, preferably close to campus. As our campus’ do not have Residence or on-campus housing, we maintain lists of accommodations, which are generally shared apartments, rooms in private homes, or Home Stay arrangements with a local family.

Home Stay Opportunities

If you would prefer to stay with a host family, you might consider the option of Home Stay. This option provides a family environment to enjoy the comforts of a home and hosts that can answer your questions and provide insight into Toronto and Canadian life. In addition, you may be staying with other International Students who you can connect with! Home Stay provides access to the living areas in the house, as well as television, laundry and Internet. Fees vary, (depending on the meal plan and the Home Stay company), but costs are approximately $750/ month.

Student Housing Information

Enrolment Services maintains a list of accommodations to assist students in location suitable housing – generally shared apartment or rooms within a private home.

Financial and leasing arrangements are made between individual students and property owners. Many may require a down payment, including prepayment of the first and last month’s rent. Students who need help locating housing or who have problems related to their accommodations should contact the International Office.

We provide students with a list for short-term/temporary housing opportunities until longer-term arrangements are made. As each Toronto Film School has three different locations throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), we have broken down the options geographically.

ESL Pathway Program Information

Students studying at the Toronto Film School ESL Pathway Program are encouraged to stay in a homestay for the duration of the ESL Pathway Program. Living in an English environment helps students learn the language, and will contribute to their cultural experience in Canada.

Homestay accommodation prices per week vary from $230 -$250, plus any additional fees related to registration, placement, and special requests.

Please contact your admissions advisor for information about how to arrange a homestay placement.

    Scholarships and Funding


    Toronto Film School ranked as a top film school by the QS World University Rankings offers a fast-paced and highly collaborative the learning environment, designed to arm you with the theory and skills needed to pursue your passion.

    Why study at Toronto Film School

    Learn From Professionals

    Our award-winning instructors provide you with the most current industry insights and best practices, as well as exciting networking opportunities.

    Our Students Win Awards

    Toronto Film School is known for shaping graduates who won awards from prestigious bodies like Festival de Cannes and the Thea Awards.

    Real-World Education

    Courses and projects at Toronto Film School are designed to emulate industry-like work environments to prepare students for their career after graduation.

    Degree Pathway

    Our articulation agreement with Yorkville University offers students a fast-tracked pathway to earning a Bachelor of Creative Arts.

    Awards & Accreditations

    Ranked top 10 film schools in the world

    CEO Magazine

    One of top ranked film schools

    QS World's University rankings

    One of best schools for film production

    MovieMaker magazine

    Campus Life & Facilities

    Toronto Film School is known for the personalized support it offers students at every step of their education. In this section, students can find a variety of resources to help them navigate their school experience.

    • Health Insurance
    • Career Services
    • Library
    • Bookstore
    • Academic Timetable
    • Student Housing
    • Online Campus
    • Complaints & Appeals
    • Program Brochures

    Toronto Film School is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 global rankings 2021 badge Top 10 global rankings 2020 badge


    • Toronto

      10 Dundas Street E., Suite 704, M5B 2G9, Toronto

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      55 Dundas Street E., floor 4&5, M5B 1C6, Toronto

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        415 Yonge Street, 8th Floor, M5B 2E7, Toronto

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          1835 Yonge Street, M4S 1X8, Toronto