Interested in pursuing your passion for film, fashion or design in Canada? Study at Toronto Film School. TFS is a top ranked film school in Canada, it has a vibrant international community and welcomes students from around the globe.
To apply as an international student at Toronto Film School, please submit your:
Please note: any documentation that is not in English must be submitted with an official English translation. After we receive your application fee and documentation, we’ll review your application. If your application meets our admission standards, we’ll mail you a Letter of Acceptance!
To become a student at Toronto Film School, you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be proficient in English, and meet program specific admission requirements:
If you have any questions about how we evaluate foreign credentials and English language proficiency or the official documentation you will need to submit, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to providing your high school (and post-secondary if applicable) transcripts and your English language proficiency documentation, you will be asked for a few additional requirements specific to your program of interest:
So you want to be a filmmaker? We want to hear your thoughts about film and storytelling. Please submit two short assignments:
We want to hear about your thoughts on the fashion industry! Submit a short essay (300–500 words), explaining who is your favourite celebrity stylist or magazine editor and why. We’ll be looking for your overall understanding about the fashion industry and your insights about the stylist or editor, including aspects of the fashion or entertainment industry that interest you and your career goals. Don’t forget to include any magazine and/or online references that add substance to your perspective. Please note, essays will not be returned.
You’re up for your first audition! Our live auditions are held at the Dundas Campus:
10 Dundas St. E Floor 7
Toronto, ON M5B 2G9
If you can’t make it to your live audition, we will accept applications in the following format:
Video Submission Criteria
Anyone submitting a video must come from outside the Greater Toronto Area (this more or less means beyond 150-200 km).
Please schedule your audition with your Admissions Advisor. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your audition.
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We want to read your work! Submit a portfolio of at least two creative writing pieces, including any of the following:
Although it isn’t required, we encourage you to submit more than two portfolio samples or to supplement your portfolio with any other relevant writing samples. Please note, submitted material will not be returned.
We want to hear about your thoughts on the fashion industry! Submit a short essay (300–500 words), explaining who is your favourite designer and why. We’ll be looking for your insights about the designer and your overall understanding about the fashion industry, including various elements of the designer’s work, as well as any magazine and/or online references that add substance to your perspective. Please note, essays will not be returned.
We want to hear your thoughts on the graphic design industry! Please submit a short essay (300–500 words) explaining why you are interested in a career in the graphic design industry, including aspects of the graphic design industry that interest you and your career goals. We’ll be looking for your passion about graphic design, as well as any of your related hobbies, part-time jobs, and/or coursework. Please note, essays will not be returned.