FILM & ACTING SCHOOLS

ACTING

Spotlight Academy Langford Studio

Acting Classes for Adults

We offer an introductory and advanced Adults in Film & Television course. The introduction course is aimed at the adult student who is curious about what it takes to get started as an actor. The advanced course is aimed at the actor who is already working or ready to audition for agents.

Acting Classes & Camps For Tots, Kids & Teens

We offer acting classes and camps for kids from the age of 4 to 16. There is a Professional Program for Teens, a Kids in Film Course, Acting 101, Stage Scholarship Program for kids in need and a Tiny Tots program for Stage & Television. Explore the world of film with Spotlight Academy’s film camps and discover the magic of filmmaking.

Private Coaching & Mentoring

Jacqui Kaese offers private coaching and taping for prescreen auditions, taped auditions and callbacks at her beautifully appointed studio. She also offers consultation to actors and models ready for representation and refers them to agents all over Canada.

Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts

Training: Full and Part-Time
Full-time Diploma Program: Oct 1 – May 31

At VAD Arts our signature Acting for Film & TV program is an 8-month intensive actor career training program. Students will gain a foundation in naturalistic acting techniques that will prepare them for a career in film, television, and theatre.

We also offer part-time classes and workshops on Voice, Voiceover, Movement, Acting for Film & TV, and more.

We are a fully designated learning institution, that accepts international students, and can offer student loans. Visit StudentAid BC for information about Student Loans.

618 Yates Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 1K9
Phone: 250-580-2588
Email: info@vadarts.com
Web: www.vadarts.com

FILM PRODUCTION

The Gulf Islands Film and Television School

Training: Part-Time and Summer Camps

The Gulf Islands Film & Television School is a creative media epicenter where first time rookies, youth & adults live with and are mentored by Canada’s top media producers and industry professionals. GIFTS specializes in “learning by doing,” offering short hands-on media intensive training programs and teen summer camps at its live-in training facility situated on beautiful Galiano Island, BC. The high caliber training is widely recognized by filmmakers, industry and academics.

7S-43, C-12, RR#2
Galiano Island, BC  V0N 1P0
Phone: 250-539-5729
Toll-Free: 1-800-813-9993
gifts@giftsfilm.com
 www.giftsfilms.com

Pacific Design Academy

Training: Full-Time and Part-Time

The Pacific Design Academy is at the forefront of a new kind of arts education. Our dynamic curriculum is dictated by the current and evolving needs of the design Marketplace. The quality education you receive is artistically inspired and supported by the latest digital technology. We encourage our students to develop marketable skills and foster individual ability and excellence.

1252 Wharf Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 1T8
250-383-3631
www.pacificdesignacademy.com

FILM STUDIES

University of Victoria

Training: Full-Time

Our Film Studies program offers an enviable combination of lectures, screenings, writing and hands-on production work. We invite you to learn more about this growing field of research and creative activity.

PLEASE DIRECT ALL INQUIRIES TO:
Maureen Bradley
Department of Writing
250-721-6308
bradley@uvic.ca

OR

Sarah Riecken

Fine Arts Advising Officer

fineartsadvising@uvic.ca

finearts.uvic.ca/filmstudies

www.uvic.ca/finearts/students/advising

www.uvic.ca/future-students/undergraduate/connect/recruiters/

VISUAL ARTS

Camosun College

Training: Part-Time

Camosun College offers a part-time Film-100 course. This course introduces students to the academic, critical, and theoretical study of film as an art form and as a technical medium of expression. It will offer students several different disciplinary lenses (such as historical, social, and cultural) with which to view and analyze films.

Lansdowne Campus
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, BC  V8P 5J2
Phone: 250-370-3550
Toll-Free: 1-877-554-7555
Email: info@camosun.bc.ca
Web: www.camosun.bc.ca

Vancouver Island School of Art

Training: Full and Part-Time

The Vancouver Island School of Art is a learning community dedicated to the advancement of art education through comprehensive programs and presentations for adults of all ages. The focus of the courses and workshops offered by the school is on technique, personal expression and contemporary context.

Vancouver Island School of Art
2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC  V8T 4E1
Phone: 250-380-3500
Email: info@vancouverislandschoolart.com
Web: www.vancouverislandschoolart.com