What You Will Learn
|Acting is an art of self-discovery. Your craft is based on a close study of relationships, emotions, and actions, and your talent is seen in every gesture you make and every word you speak in front of the camera. Here are some of the highlights from your year of acting classes at VFS.
Fine art meets technical know-how in cinematography, which combines cameras, lights, and a true artist's eye in developing and achieving a film’s look.
As a director, you guide a film from start to finish, working closely with every department to ensure that the creative vision is realized and the story perfectly told.
The process of making a film doesn't end on the set. The editor is a true storyteller who takes an active role in shaping the audience's experience.
Production design is about creating fascinating, believable, and meaningful worlds – the sets, locations, props, and other details that make for a living, breathing story.
A producer needs to be a passionate creative force while managing the production every step of the way and keeping a film on track and on budget.
1 DAY INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL FILMMAKING WORKSHOP
Our one day workshop – Introduction to Filmmaking class is the perfect place to start! In this hands-on intensive class, students are offered instruction in the basics of storytelling and screenwriting, pre-production and planning, film camera composition and shooting, lighting for the camera, editing techniques and Final Cut Pro basics, and strategies for launching a career in the filmmaking industry.
Tour our Stage, talk with the faculty about our unique hands-on, digital filmmaking programs, enjoy refreshments and meet other aspiring filmmakers!IMAGINE a school where the movie set is your classroom and you are telling your story in motion pictures; where you are actually shooting with High Definition cameras, setting up lights on a real sound stage, producing, screenwriting, and making tough creative and technical decisions.
VISUAL STORYTELLING WORKSHOP
This intensive hands-on workshop teaches the fundamentals of digital filmmaking and visual storytelling. Students learn core filmmaking skills: basic composition, digital cinematography, “painting” with natural light, directing 101, producing, non-linear editing & post-production.
SHORT FILM WORKSHOP
Our 5-week and 3-month filmmaking workshops are hands-on classes designed to introduce students to the art and craft of filmmaking. These workshops are an excellent exploration into the language of cinema and the tools of digital filmmaking.
12 OR 15 MONTH DIGITAL FILMMAKING PROGRAM
The Digital Filmmaking Program is an intensive, hands-on program designed to prepare students for careers in the entertainment industry. This program teaches the art and craft of independent filmmaking by using an innovative project-based curriculum taught by award-winning filmmakers. Students create five of their own films and crew alongside professionals on a feature-length motion picture.