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  • Vancouver Film School

    -- Vancouver, BC 
  • 200 - 198 West Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1H2
  • (604) 685-5808 or (800) 661-4101
  • (604) 585-5830
  • Game Design (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Game Design

    3D Animation (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Art / Animation

    Classical Animation (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Art / Animation

    Animation Concept Art (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Art / Animation

    Sound Design (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Audio Design

    Game Design (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Production (Producer)

    Programming for Games, Web & Mobile (Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Programming / Software Engineering

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 0 Canadian Dollar (CAD) per Year
    Out of state: 0 Canadian Dollar (CAD) per Year
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 Canadian Dollar (CAD) per Semester
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  • Vancouver Film School is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution — currently celebrating 30 years of industry-defining success — and one of the top 10 schools favored by video game recruiters, according to the LA Times.

     The VFS Game Design campus looks, feels and functions just like a professional-level and industry-current game development studio. The one-of-a-kind and intensive curriculum packs three years of training into one year, so you get working right away. You’ll learn to master the fundamentals of game theory, pre-production techniques and storytelling, all while building a solid foundation in visual design principles, level design and coding. The school’s talented faculty all have substantial experience working professionally with AAA console, mobile, social and indie games — so you’re learning exactly what it takes to succeed in the real world on any game development team. And located in Vancouver amidst dozens of the world’s top studios, VFS lets students present their final playable games to industry reps and recruiters, providing a rare chance to make crucial professional contacts.

    At VFS, the motto is “Results Matter,” and the school delivers on that sentiment. Since the Game Design program's inception in 2004, graduates have gone on to work for companies around the world, on many of the industry's most celebrated games. VFS alumni have been hired for game design and producer roles at companies like BioWare, EA, Mythic, Radical, Relic, Ubisoft, Eidos, Square Enix, and Funcom, and worked on top titles including Mass Effect 3, Saints Row: The Third, NHL 14, The Witcher: Wild Hunt, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Destiny, Halo 4, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare and more.




    Nominated for Canadian Videogame Awards 2011.

    Ginkgo is a side-scrolling platformer built on the UDK engine. Defeat enemies in a lush 2.5D environment and rescue your forest world from decay. 



    Created by students in the Game Design program at Vancouver Film School, Faine’s Melody is an adventure game for the iPad. Use gestures to solve melodic puzzles and wake Faine from her musical dream. 



  • Madnetic

  • This game has been downloaded 130 times
    This game has been downloaded 130 times
    Date uploaded: 2011-09-16
    Size: 48.53 MB
    Category: Strategy

    Madnetic is a game about a mad scientist which created a super computer to be his friend. Once done, the computer decided that it did not want to be Dr. Eugene’s friend and turned his whole lab against him. Dr. Eugene must solve the puzzles and avoid the pitfalls of his lab and make it out alive. Madnetic is a 2d sidescroller puzzle solver using flash and physics 2D.

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  • Flipit

  • This game has been downloaded 78 times
    This game has been downloaded 78 times
    Date uploaded: 2009-06-30
    Size: 10.80 MB
    Platform: PC
    Category: Strategy

    An addictive Flash game featuring a combination of platforming and puzzles that offers a unique twist on turn based strategy for everyone to enjoy. Spin the level to use items and help"iT" overcome obstacles and reach the exit on all 24 levels.

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