— Andrew Barnsley
“My dream is to see Toronto Film School students on the sets of every major production in Canada”
Executive Producer, Schitt’s Creek & Son of a Critch
President, Toronto Film School
YOUR CHILD’S FUTURE IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCEIMPORTANCE
That’s why at Toronto Film School, we aim to do more than just educate; we serve as an incubator for our students’ creative careers and prioritize their real-world success.
Our programs are designed to equip your child with the skills, network, and opportunities needed to succeed in today’s creative industries.
Hear from our students!
“Coming to Toronto Film School was one of the best decisions of my life. Creating new worlds, great characters, and compelling stories is something that I truly enjoy.”
Writing for Film & TV ’18
“Toronto Film School perfectly catered to my desire of establishing roots in Canada’s media industry. Their instructors provided core industry insights, hands-on equipment training, and opportunities to meet people who were doing exactly what I wanted to do.”
Film Production ‘21
“I came into TFS with zero knowledge of 3D…and only some basic idea of art and sculpting. So, the fact that in two years I was able to get from zero to Disney is pretty cool.”
Maria Gabriela Tapia Nieto
Video Game Design & Animation ‘21
Canada’s Creative Industries are Booming
As a parent, you’ll be pleased to know that Canada’s creative industries aren’t just growing – they’re thriving like never before.
This makes now an opportune time for your child to launch a creative career in this country.
GDP generated Canada's media production industry in 2021-2022
Jobs created in film and TV production in 2021-22
Additional square feet of production space openeing in Ontario in by 2027
The TFS Difference
We stand out among other film schools in Canada and the world.
World-Class Equipment & Facilities
Heart of Canada’s Production Hub
Where learning, innovation, and community converge
Our campus is a multifaceted environment designed to accelerate your child’s learning. It boasts a cutting edge campus studio and industry-grade equipment.
But it’s more than an educational centre. It’s a networking hub and a thriving community made-up of like-minded creatives.
A pathway to a Bachelor’s Degree
In collaboration with Yorkville University, we offer TFS graduates a streamlined path to earning a Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree (BCA) in just 15 months.
This degree completion program allows TFS graduates to leverage their diplomas to make a significant career advancement, whether that means stepping into a leadership role within their industry or launching their own creative venture as an entrepreneur.
What does this mean for your child?
By enrolling in TFS they will gain a head start should they choose to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree later in their career.
Hello!!! I am the very proud mom to my daughter, Jamie Norrie, a 2021 Toronto Film School, Film Production Program Graduate!! I am so incredibly grateful for the AMAZING and “Top of the Line”, industry surpassing education that my daughter received at TFS. In just 18 short months, Jamie learned so much priceless information about the current film industry, she was able to exceed all her own expectations, by living her dreams of creating a Music Video, making lifelong friends and colleagues, and she even managed to become an Award-Winning, Editor, Writer, and Movie Director for her very 1st Short Film, called “Toxic Shock!! TFS is the place to be, if you are serious about working in the Film Industry!! (So, so, so much work available!!) The teachers, staff, and atmosphere are compassionate, caring, exceptionally helpful with guidance every step of the way! I highly recommend TFS for you, your friends or family members as they are leading the path on the JOURNEY TO SUCCESS in the Film Industry!! Thank you TFS, for making ALL of my daughter’s DREAMS COME TRUE!! Her visions and goals, became her reality and her future 🙂 Please feel free to reach out to me, if you would like to be inspired to change your life through Toronto Film School!!
Parent Resources FAQ
When should your child apply?
Prospective students should apply to Toronto Film School according to the program’s admission deadlines. It’s advisable to start the application process well in advance, typically several months before the program’s start date. For specific application deadlines, please refer to the program details on our website or contact our admissions department.
What are the english language requirements?
International students who are non-native English speakers need to provide proof of their English language proficiency. This can be demonstrated through standardized tests such as IELTS or TOEFL. For specific language requirements and accepted tests, please refer to the program details on our website.
Does my child need to fill out a supplementary application or student profile?
Depending on the program you are applying for, there may be specific requirements beyond the standard application. For example, programs like Film Production may require applicants to submit a movie critique and storyboard. Acting for Film, TV, and Theatre may require auditions. Please check the “Requirements by Program” section on our website for detailed information on any supplementary applications or profiles needed for your chosen program.
How can we defer an offer of admission?
If you need to defer your offer of admission to a future term, please contact our admissions department as soon as possible. They will guide you through the deferral process and provide you with the necessary steps to secure your spot in a later intake. Keep in mind that deferral options may vary by program and availability.
How do we contact admissions?
Our admissions team is here to assist you throughout the application process. You can reach us through the following channels:
- Fill out a Request for Information form on our website, and an admissions advisor will contact you promptly. (recommended)
- Call us at 1.866.838.6542.
- Message us on Facebook.
What is the school's policy on student safety and campus security?
At Toronto Film School, the safety and security of our students are of utmost importance. We are committed to providing a safe and conducive learning environment. Our safety and security measures include:
Campus Security: We have dedicated campus security personnel who monitor the premises and ensure a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Emergency Procedures: We have established emergency procedures and protocols in place. In the event of an emergency, students are provided with guidance on evacuation procedures and safety measures.
Student Support Services: Our school offers support services to students, including counselling and wellness resources, to address any concerns related to safety, mental health, or well-being.
Reporting Mechanisms: We encourage students to report any safety concerns or incidents promptly. We take all reports seriously and investigate them thoroughly.
Toronto Film School is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure learning environment, and we continuously assess and improve our safety measures to ensure the well-being of our students. If you have any specific safety-related questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our campus security or administrative staff for assistance. Your child’s safety is our priority.