ILAC + VFS English for Creative Arts

Evolve Your Skills.

Improve your English while learning skills in Film, Photography, Animation and Game Design. Develop essential language and communication skills that will help you have a successful career in media arts.

You will participate in English assignments and production of media art, using a variety of traditional techniques in photography, video and Photoshop.

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Develop essential language and communication skills for a successful career in media arts.

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Duration

16 weeks / 468 hours

Intensity

  • VFS Creative Arts Fundamentals: 15 hours/week
  • ILAC English for Arts Fundamentals: 14.25 hours/week

Term 1 – 8 weeks

English for Arts Fundamentals 1 – 114 hours

This course focuses on developing the language, fluency, and communication skills necessary for students to be able to describe projects, pitch ideas, and deliver presentations. In addition, students will learn to organize and express their ideas following instructions for various layouts and tasks using industry-specific vocabulary related to creative arts.

Creative Arts Fundamentals 1 – 120 hours

Students will learn how to apply fundamental skills of visual design and aesthetic principles to photography, video and advertising projects. The course outcomes also include critical thinking, composition and image-making techniques in still photography and motion picture.

Core assignments: Elements of Design and Composition; Lens-based Media and Motion Picture and Photoshop.

Term 2 – 8 weeks

English for Arts Fundamentals 2 – 114 hours

Students will continue to develop the language, fluency, and communication skills necessary to describe projects, pitch ideas, and deliver presentations. In addition, students will learn to organize and express their ideas following instructions for various layouts and tasks using industry-specific vocabulary related to creative arts.

Creative Arts Fundamentals 2 – 120 hours

Students will continue to learn how to apply fundamental skills of visual design and aesthetic principles to photography, video and advertising projects. The course outcomes also include critical thinking, composition and image-making techniques in still photography and motion picture.

Core assignments: Elements of Design and Composition, Lens-based Media and Motion Picture, Photoshop, Game Design and Animation.

Study at Vancouver Film School’s World-Class Campus.

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Film School eight state-of-the-art campuses offer lots of workshop and production spaces, green screen rooms, film sets, studios, screening rooms, theatres, and 24/7 access to computer labs with industry-standard software.

  • April 30, 2018
  • August 27, 2018
  • January 2, 2019
  • April 29, 2019
  • August 26, 2019
  • January 06, 2020
  • May 04, 2020
  • August 31, 2020

Proof of language proficiency:

ILAC level 12, IELTS 5.0, TOEFL iBT 60 or equivalent.

Education Qualification:

Copy of high school diploma or equivalent or higher education and official translation in English.

$6,400

Additional Fees:

  • Application Fee – $50
  • Books – $120
  • Art Kit – $200
  • Health Insurance – $60/month (avg.)

Other Fees as applicable:

  • Custodianship Letter – $100
  • Accommodation Placement Fee – $195
  • Homestay Single with 3 meals/day – $235/week

*All fees are in Canadian Dollars. Additional fees may apply. Prices may change without further notice.

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