What is GIFTS?
The Gulf Islands Film & Television School is a creative media epicenter where first time rookies, youth & adults, live with and are mentored by Canada's top media producers and industry professionals. GIFTS specializes in "learning by doing," offering short hands-on media intensive training programs and teen summer camps at its live in training facility situated on beautiful Galiano Island, BC. The high caliber training is widely recognized by filmmakers, industry and academics.

The intimate camp setting amongst an old growth forest on one of Canada's most beautiful islands, Galiano Island, makes GIFTS a truly focused environment. The renowned on-site catering allows students to live life large while learning more in a day than ever possible in a traditional classroom setting. There is no place like GIFTS!


Aug 02, 2015 No Comments by

Swartz Bay to Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay) 8:55 AM Holiday Mon 2 stops Long Harbour, Mayne  Arrives at 11:45 AM.   Tsawwassen to Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay) 9:50 AM  Holiday Mon non-stop  arrives at 10:45 AM  

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Alicia Jones joins as Acting Mentor for Summer 2015

Jul 07, 2015 No Comments by

Alicia Jones. You may remember her from such films as Killer Bash, Smallville, White Chicks just to name a few. Our actors can look forward to learning form a pro. Alicia is also slated into G.I.P.D. number 2 as well as The Toy Maker in future productions.

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Kind words from EBUS

May 22, 2015 No Comments

I can’t thank you enough for another fantastic week at GIFTS.  Every student I talked to through the week was so happy with their time there, so very glad they’d come, and I was again so impressed with the fantastic way in which the mentors worked with them and how welcoming and helpful all staff […]

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Register now for our 2015 Summer Courses!

Mar 03, 2015 3 Comments

Register now for our summer courses. Get your spot now before the fill up! Check out some highlights from our 2014 and Spring 2015 seasons. Nothing but fun! Check it out!

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