1. Decide on Your Program
If you have any questions about our programs, we would be happy to schedule a one-on-one info session an admissions advisor. Sessions can be held in person or virtually. Contact us to schedule your free info session.
Do I need my own camera?
No, for the Film Production and Documentary Film Programs, you do not need any of your own camera equipment. Use of InFocus Film School’s professional equipment including cameras, microphones and other audio gear, lighting, computers, and more is included in the tuition and/or material fee. The only items students are asked to provide are the media (SD cards and a portable hard drive) to store their projects and consumables, such as tape and the AA batteries required by some audio equipment.
Do I need my own computer?
Film Production: A computer is not required, however many students choose to use their own laptop to allow editing of projects at home. If you choose to use your own laptop, it must be capable of running Adobe CC.
3D Animation: All computers and required equipment is provided.
Writing For Film and Television: A laptop or tablet capable of word processing is strongly recommended.
Documentary Film: A computer is not required, however many students choose to use their own laptop to allow editing of projects at home. If you choose to use your own laptop, it must be capable of running Adobe CC.
Visual Effects Compositing: A computer capable of running the Nuke family of applications is required.
Graphic and Digital Design: A computer capable of running the Adobe CC is required.
View the system requirements for Adobe CC applications.
Does InFocus offer scholarships?
InFocus Film School offers scholarships to qualified applicants on a case-by-case basis, along with several open scholarship contests each year.
Limited scholarships may be offered based on merit or financial need. Please contact us for more information or to see if you qualify.
What financial assistance does InFocus provide?
As a Designated Learning Institution recognized by the provincial and federal governments, InFocus students are eligible for many options that reduce the financial impact of education. This includes grants, bursaries, RESP redemption, and low- or no-interest student loans throughout Canada. InFocus also offers interest-free payment plans, scholarships, and other options for students in need of financial assistance. See our finances page, or contact an admissions advisor for more information.
Does InFocus offer Post-Graduation Work Permits?
International students may be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit through completion of one of our Pathway programs. More information is available on our International Students page.
Where can I read InFocus student policies?