Canada is known to be very supportive of the film industry in a variety of different ways. One of these is by providing opportunities for those who want a career in film.

1. Vancouver Film School

There are many favored locations in Canada when it comes to the production of films, and Vancouver is one of them. So, it makes sense with the city being such a popular locale, that it would have a top-notch education facility which is the Vancouver Film School. The roster for learning includes:

  • Acting
  • Animation
  • Film and TV production
  • Screenwriting

2. Capilano University School of Motion Picture Arts

As a further choice for those who want to study film in Vancouver, this is another option. It is a traditional school since it opened its doors in 1968. The course roster includes:

  • Motion picture arts
  • 2D animation
  • Visual development
  • 3D animation for films and games

Along with several other film-related categories.

3. Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto

One of the best Toronto choices for film education is the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. It dates back to 1827 but has one of the most up to date rosters in film education which is available. There are several degree orientated courses being offered here.

4. Toronto Film School

Another one which is high on the list of good choices is the Toronto Film School. It was started in 2003 and offers a great roster of opportunities for education in the following:

  • Acting
  • Film production
  • Graphic design
  • Writing for film and television

Along with several other course choices.

5. Ryerson University

Ryerson is one of the more traditional film schools as it has been operating since 1948. The roster is a combination of:

  • Film making
  • Writing
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Production
  • Design
  • Editing

Along with a few others.

6. York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

An additional Toronto choice of school offering a roster which includes:

  • Undergraduate programs
  • Graduate programs

7. Concordia University Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

Located in Quebec and has been providing courses since 1974 and offers a roster of:

  • Several Bachelors programs in film and cinema
  • Masters programs in cinema and film

8.Red Deer College

Established in 1964 and offers education in:

  • Acting
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting

9. Simon Fraser University

The learning approach here is a little different, as it is a combination of real life and classroom education. Courses have a hands-on approach with the production of films and video.

10. University of British Columbia Department of Theatre and Film

Several undergraduate courses are being offered, which include:

  • Film production
  • Film studies
  • Then, several graduate degrees in theatre and film production.

Several others could be added to the list.