Motion Picture Industry Orientation


A career-focused intensive primer on the inside operations of film and motion picture industry.

A Look Inside How Film Works


This course has been crafted to provide an intensive introduction to anyone interested in working in the film industry. Focused on the day-to-day operation of the motion picture process, this course delivers insight on industry processes, offers guidance on the sustainability of different positions and roles, outlines the screening process for entry-level positions, and helps to guide development of the skills you’ll need on the job.

Please note, this course is offered as an educational tool and does not guarantee employment.


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Get Ready To Be On Set

You will receive information on industry structure, the stages of production, different job types, training, certification, the code of conduct, terms that are used on set, how to act on set, communication skills, basic safety, and contact information for film resources in BC.

Most labour organizations within BC film require completion of this course as a prerequisite for work.

Course Details

Upcoming Dates
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On campus


9 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST


Please note that this course does not cover WHMIS. The WHMIS course can be taken separately online through the ActSafe website.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please e-mail 



Current VFS Students and Alumni who graduated within 4-months receive free entry, space permitting. VFS Alumni who graduated within 1-year receive 50% off, space permitting.

*The $75 fee does not include the $50 exam fee which is payable to ActSafe when you register for the online exam.

*Students must confirm they are 16 years or older at the beginning of the workshop in order to register.


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