Toronto Film School

Toronto Film School

Toronto Film School offers on-campus diploma programs, designed to fast track you for a career in entertainment, fashion, design, or video games. In an inspiring and high-energy environment, you’ll be mentored by practicing industry professionals and collaborate with peers across creative programs.

Top reasons to study here

  • You’ll gain real-world industry experience, playing multiple roles, working in cross-industry teams and building meaningful professional connections.
  • You’ll learn by doing and transform your creativity into practical skills through hands-on, industry-based portfolio projects that showcase your work to future.
  • At Toronto Film School, you’ll experience one of the world’s most unique educational communities with instructors and peers who share your passion.



Toronto Film School offers a fast and effective path to an exciting career in film, television, theatre, fashion, graphic design or video game design.

What sets us apart is that right from the start, students begin the transformative process of turning raw energy and creativity into the practical skills demanded by the competitive world of the entertainment industry. 

Students will be filming, editing, performing, writing and designing in a high-energy environment, preparing for exciting careers within the entertainment industry– with the guidance of industry professionals and supportive faculty, who understand what it takes to succeed. 


  • The Toronto Film School maintains an active Career Support Centre whose sole objective is to support their graduates in their search for career related employment. Courses and workshops prepare graduating students about employment research, networking techniques, resume development and interviewing skills.
  • Emphasis is placed on self-directed job search skills, which will be useful to the graduates throughout their job search efforts.
  • Career Services has built strong relationships with industry professionals to help with their recruitment needs.

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Housing services

Moving to Toronto will require students to locate suitable accommodations, preferably close to campus. As our campus’ do not have Residence or on-campus housing, we maintain lists of accommodations, which are generally shared apartments, rooms in private homes, or Home Stay arrangements with a local family.

Library services

The Library contains technical and business journals, books, periodicals, audiovisuals, a variety of electronic and print-based reference resources, CD-ROM and Internet access, as well as printers and photocopiers, to support classroom and lab learning. Reference and Interlibrary loan services are also available.

Medical services

The School offers peer tutoring if you feel that you are struggling in class and our International Student Advisor is available if you simply want someone to talk too. Each of our campuses have nearby counselling support and the Government of Ontario offers a free Mental Health Helpline  to listen, offer support and provide you with further information. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Toronto is considered to be one of the best and most livable cities in the world. As Canada’s capital for film, fashion and design, our multicultural city is home to a variety of global head offices and plays host to some of the greatest international festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto Fringe Festival and Toronto Women’s Fashion Week.
  • Home to a 2-billion-dollar film & entertainment industry with over 260 productions filmed in the city alone, Toronto is the ultimate place to get inspired and develop the creative expertise to launch your dream career. 


Toronto Film School programs are approved under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Student Reviews

I always wanted to be a fashion designer.ready to weare and avengard love mix fabric and colours together
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Whats wirk for me contracting.draping.patterns making .sketching but it was a good experience but wasnt learning what i expect to learn

I want to tell our stories the African way but with professionalism that is why i consider this a great opportunity for me
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I met with the students advisors who took me around the Young street campus i loved it and being that am unable to fund for myself that is why i haven't yet started school but i love it and i want to change the way we tell our stories in East Africa and i strongly believe toronto film school will help me achieve this

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