If you apply to one of the three following programs, you'll be required to submit a portfolio with your application:
A portfolio is a compilation of work created in various media that reflects your talent, creative process, knowledge, interests, skills, and artistic development. An entry portfolio for a program in fine art, design, or media at UFV includes a personal statement and your "creative portfolio", or work samples of your current creative practice. It is optional to submit a narrative explaining your creative portfolio.
Fall intake (September start):
Winter intake (January start):
Tell us what program you are applying for, why you are applying, and what you hope to gain from the program.
Other topics you may wish to cover:
Submit your personal statement one of two ways:
Show us work from your current creative practice in your creative portfolio. Portfolios can include a maximum of:
Examples of what a portfolio could include:
Note: If you have completed a diploma from the Vancouver Film School, you do not need to submit a portfolio.
You are welcome to tell us the stories behind the examples you included in your portfolio or provide any explanation you think will help us understand your creative practice. Submit the narrative as a one-page written document or as a video or audio recording (max. 3 minutes).
Generative AI applications may be used for this portfolio. If used, you must include both a citation of the generative AI tool and a statement:
[Generative AI tool]. (YYYY/MM/DD of prompt). “Text of prompt”. Generated using [Name of Tool.] Website of tool.
Note: At UFV, the regulations around the use of generative AI in course work are at the discretion of individual instructors.
We will assess your application based on the following: