O que eu aprenderei?

Build a foundation in traditional art techniques combined with training in modern visual media.

In 12 months, you will graduate with:

  • A diploma in Foundation Visual Art & Design
  • A portfolio showcasing your work
  • Access to the VFS Alumni Directory + Job Board
  • Industry connections that will help guide your career

Explore 2D composition while investigating histories of art, ideas, media and filmmaking, with an emphasis on documentaries.

Delve into the psychology of art and media history alongside classes that introduce design concepts, and develop your writing and drawing skills.

Apply media production principles in motion graphics, and animation.

Complete a personal project that draws upon the creative skills you’ve developed in previous terms.

Define concept development and fully commit to the creation of your final project.

Complete your final project and assemble your portfolio, or show reel to prepare for graduation.


In the final months of the Foundation program, students choose from three specializations below, and are mentored by our faculty of industry professionals as they develop their final projects.

  • Animation
  • Film
  • Digital Design

Creative Economy:

VFS’s signature programs and facilities are at the heart of a creative economy worth $3.4 billion in B.C. alone. From film production and 3D animation to game, digital, and VR/AR design, VFS is shaping the entertainment and media industries’ transformation. In 2019, VFS alumni were credited on 17 of the 20 highest grossing films and on 6 of the 10 best-selling video games worldwide, in a global industry set to generate US $2.3 trillion in revenues in 2020.

Alumni Success:

Vancouver Film School grads are some of the most successful and sought-after professionals in the entire entertainment and creative arts industries. You will find our alumni working all over the globe, pushing boundaries, discovering new frontiers, winning all kinds of awards and honours, and leading today’s creative economy.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Vancouver Film School

Opções de estudo

Período integral (12 meses)

CAD$30.500,00 (R$ 126.252) por ano
2020 fees: CAN $30,500; 2021 fees: CAN $30,750
Data de início

Esperado Janeiro, Março, Maio, Junho, Agosto, Outubro 2021


Vancouver Film School

198 West Hastings Street,


British Columbia (BC),

V6B 1H2, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students must have graduated from high school or be at least 19 years of age. English language requirement: IELTS Band 6.5 – Academic level; TOEFL – score of 80 internet-based (iBT), or 550 paper-based (PBT); PTE - score of 58 – 64; TOEIC – score of 785; C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) – Grade C.

Para estudantes internacionais

Students must have graduated from high school or be at least 19 years of age.

The Foundation Visual Art & Design program is ideal for those needing to develop a portfolio required to enter one of VFS's professional programs, or for those that enjoy more than one entertainment arts discipline and are unsure of what they wish to pursue as a career. There are no program-specific entrance requirements.

English language requirement:

Academic level - IELTS Band 6.0

TOEFL – score of 68 internet-based (iBT), or 520 Paper based (PBT)

PTE - score of 52 – 57

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.