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Duration

12 months

Tuition

$32,950

  Vancouver

Aug 30-Jul 29

Plus 3 other start dates

Oct 25 - Sep 30 2022

Jan 4 - Dec 30 2022

May 2 - Apr 28 2023

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1987

Scholarships

no

Experience the entire game development cycle and develop specialized skills in coding, game art, and level design. Students combine the programs focus on production with two of three specializations to develop a professional-quality online portfolio that demonstrates a thorough understanding of game design. Specializations include: Coding, Game Art and Level Design.

What You’ll Learn

  • Establish fundamental skills in game theory, pre-production techniques, and storytelling.
  • Build on your game design foundation and start to work effectively in teams. Create your own playable 2D game in Unity.
  • Shift from theoretical to practical with hands-on work on detailed design documentation and front-end interfaces, and begin specializing in coding, game art or level design.
  • The core part of this term is dedicated to designing and planning a major team-based final project.
  • Conceive, plan, and execute a final project that delivers a rewarding interactive experience.
  • Engage with ongoing play-testing and complete your final project before unveiling your work to the industry.

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Student Reviews (6)

Vancouver Film School (VFS)

Absolutely worth it.

Paul D.

Vancouver • November 4, 2020

Graduated From

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

na

A recent graduate of the Writing for Film and TV program, I was working in the oil industry prior and have three kids, so it wasn't exactly a piece of cake to just drop everything and follow a dream. I talked to the head of the department several times be...

A recent graduate of the Writing for Film and TV program, I was working in the oil industry prior and have three kids, so it wasn't exactly a piece of cake to just drop everything and follow a dream. I talked to the head of the department several times before coming (Michael Baser - very helpful and eminently personable), asking hard questions and realizing this would ultimately be a leap of faith. I don't regret it for a second. My experience was that the teachers cared deeply about us, the quality of our writing, and our ultimate success as professionals. I've been writing for years, but I still learned a TON at VFS - not only how to write, but how to effectively network within the industry and, most importantly, how to discipline my writing habits and structure myself for the actual business of writing. And I walked out with a wicked writing portfolio, with samples across multiple media formats from film to TV to advertising and beyond. But keep in mind, this isn't the typical post-secondary education-by-spoon-feed; it's real-world and intensely practical. You only get out if you put in. I can't speak for all departments, but the Writing dept runs a fantastic ship!
Vancouver Film School (VFS)

Teachers are super knowledgable

Valeria S.

Vancouver • November 4, 2020

Graduated From

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

na

I started the Writing for Film Program in January and I can honestly say that VFS is a fantastic school. Teachers are super knowledgable and really care about your education. You definitely get the feeling that you're being prepared to work and thrive in ...

I started the Writing for Film Program in January and I can honestly say that VFS is a fantastic school. Teachers are super knowledgable and really care about your education. You definitely get the feeling that you're being prepared to work and thrive in the film industry. VFS is the place to be if you're looking for a comprehensive education that constantly encourages your own creativity.

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