Shanghai-Vancouver Film School Opening Ceremony

Follow Your Dreams

On Monday, after an exhilarating couple of months we celebrated the opening of Shanghai-Vancouver Film School with its official, red-carpet ceremony. The extravagant, televised event, woven around the theme “Follow Your Dreams,” reflected the excitement at VFS and the University of Shanghai, and the importance of this project for Shanghai’s film industry. Political representatives from the Shanghai municipal government and Canada’s Consul General, Rick Savone, were there to celebrate the opening and hear welcome speeches from James Griffin, president of VFS, and Mr. Luo, president of the University of Shanghai.

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Battle of the Brushes

When it comes to IMATS, VFS always seems to stand out. There’s no denying the talent that walks into the Makeup Design for Film & Television program and student Peggy Zhang is no exception. This VFSer earned the #1 spot for her stunning look in Beauty during the Battle of the Brushes competition in Vancouver this year. Inspired by Fauvism (think bright colours), Peggy created a truly unforgettable look.

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