Inner Circle Club
Talk about insider intel.
On top of your program’s curriculum, you’ll become part of the Inner Circle Club. A flagship initiative where an industry ace becomes the school’s expert-in-residence every term.
Insights, tips, strategies, techniques and more are shared exclusively with the TFS community. These student centric and curated events culminate with In Conversation—where Andrew Barnsley sits down with the guest for a 90-min heart to heart. This event is held live and streamed from a downtown theatre.
In Conversation with: Andrew Gunn
Film & TV Producer, Freaky Friday
In Conversation with: Katie Ford
Apple+TV Showrunner, Writer, Producer, Miss Congeniality
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Toronto Film School Blog
Read news, tips and stories about people just like you, who through Toronto Film School are making their creative passions into careers.
2023 was a standout year for Canadian cinema. “Blackberry” emerged as one of the year’s most buzzed-about biopics. Sarah Polley won an Oscar for “Women Talking” and screenwriter/playwright Celine Song made her directorial debut with “Past Lives”—a tender, textured romance that blazed through the festival circuit and is now nominated for Best Picture at the …Read more
More creatives are producing incredible video games coast to coast than ever before. From 2017 to 2021, we’ve seen a whopping 80% increase in game studios in Canada. And yet, many gamers don’t know that talented Canadians crafted some of their favourite experiences on consoles and PC. Tunic, Sea of Stars, and Dead Space Remake …
Every February, people across Canada celebrate Black History Month, honouring the histories, successes, sacrifices and triumphs of the members of our Black communities in this country. Here at Toronto Film School, we are very proud of all the achievements of our Black students and alumni – stories that are often shared as standalone stories on …
Choosing between a diploma and a degree program can be a big decision, especially if you’re trying to map out a career plan. There are significant differences between a diploma and a degree. A college typically provides diplomas, whereas a university offers degrees. In some cases, a college will provide a degree program, or a …
A new year is upon us, which means new shows, new seasons, renewed subscriptions and of course, more great Canadian stories. And if you’re anything like us, you’ve just finished off the final episodes on your 2023 watchlists and are already seeking out fresh content to fill your downtime in 2024. But of course, thanks …
At Toronto Film School, we never cease to be amazed by the accomplishments of our awesome alumni, students and faculty, who are out pursuing their dreams in the creative industries – be it landing their dream jobs, winning awards, celebrating their latest project’s Netflix release, or having their films selected to screen at prestigious film …
Chekhov’s Gun is a narrative principle where an element introduced into a story first seems unimportant but will later take on great significance. The principle postulates that any seemingly unimportant element introduced into a story—an object, a character trait, a backstory, an allergy—should later have relevance. Many writers use Chekhov’s Gun as a guiding …