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Vancouver Film School

-Vancouver, British Columbia

This program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for classical forms of storytelling. By combining theatrical and technological training you learn to make your film. As a studio that teaches, VFS houses all the resources needed to produce professional-quality films.

Think Tank Training Centre

-Vancouver, British Columbia

Founded in 2005, Think Tank Training Centre specializes in the latest software, techniques and technologies that cater to the needs of the film, television and video game industries. Think Tank boasts 92% job placement in the CG Industry. In 2015 it was ranked the #1 school in Canada and #3 in the world for film, TV and game production at the CG Student Awards.


-Vancouver, British Columbia

VanArts has over 10 years experience in preparing graduates for careers in 2D and 3D animation, game art and design, and visual effects. While nurturing traditional artistic talents such as drawing and storytelling, the school provides studio-like training with industry tools such as maya, XSI, z-brush and photoshop. Founded in 1995 with Academy-Award winning animator/director Lee Mishkin as its program director, VanArts is also fully accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia.

3D Film BC

-Victoria, British Columbia

Welcome to 3D Film BC; we are the instructors and administrators who trained digital 3d animation students at Pacific Film & New Media Academy and Pacific Design Academy. Now we offer ongoing online classes/courses in digital 3d animation. These online courses are geared for anyone interested in the growing 3D animation industry. Registration for courses are ongoing, participants work at their own pace with access to a professional animation instructor. All content are created using Autodesk Maya, the software used in blockbuster movies, examples: Avatar, Shrek, Toy Story, Monsters Inc etc. Upon completion of the course participants will receive a certificate of achievement.


BFX Animation and Effects

-Toronto, Ontario

BFX Animation and FX inc. A one-on-one tutoring program for students of all skill levels in Toronto. Offering a variety of vocational skills and the opportunity to work on our ongoing productions for screen credentials. Learn Maya, Photoshop, Flash, Realflow, or delve deeper into software you already know. With courses designed around your professional or academic needs, our courses combine personal tutoring with access to the best library of film and animation study materials available anywhere.

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