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!


Sep 16, 2014 1 Comment by

What an amazing season at GIFTS! In our first year as new owners we’d like to thank each and every student, teacher, parent, intern, mentor, and staff that took part in such a great year. We had so much fun and made many incredible films. The future of media has walked through GIFTS door. We […]

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2015 Schedule is up!

Sep 04, 2014 No Comments by

That’s right our 2015 Schedule is up for registration. Spring has a 25% off tuition discount if you sign up before Dec 31st. As we are closed through the winter until spring we are still checking the messages and emails. So feel free to ask any questions you need too. email us @ gifts@giftsfilms.com

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We are closed for the winter. But still answering emails and registrations.

Jul 26, 2014 1 Comment

Please email us @ gifts@giftsfilms.com if you have any questions. We will still be registering students once a week.

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FUN NEW TOYS! and a message from one of the new owners!

Jul 04, 2014 No Comments

It’s been such a fun summer so far. New drones, steadicams and new tripods. Our game design has moved away from Game Maker and into the UDK Unreal development kit to make 3d playable game level environments. The camp is enjoying the new projector and screen. Nice new rolling computer chairs along with some nice […]

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