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Develop your visual, technical, storytelling, and professional workplace skills. Study all aspects of filmmaking in scripted and documentary film, pre-production planning, budget planning, concept development, screenwriting and screen adaptations; production related directing, cinematography, set design, lighting, sound, and post-production including sound design and editing. Learn narrative, non-narrative, documentary, and experimental filmmaking traditions and create films based on experimentation with narrative and formal expression.
Sample Courses: Film Production I, Film Production II, Film Business and Professional Practice I, Film Studies I, Documentary Production I, Screenwriting I, Cinematography I, Sound Editing I, Film Editing I
Career Tracks: Editor, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Gaffer, Sound Recordist, Production Assistant, Camera Assistant, DIT (Digital Imaging Technician)
Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Note: First-Year Entry Only
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.Learn more about Course Equivalencies
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English
Minimum Average: 70%
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.Learn more about Country Equivalencies
Daniel J. Murphy
Assistant Director of Academy Award Best Picture nominee Women Talking (2022)
HotDocs award-winning film director and cinematographer
“Completing my Masters at the University of Windsor gave me the opportunity to further develop my love of film and media arts. My favourite part of my MFA program was the one-on-one support from my thesis advisors”.
Assistant Editor, Directors Guild of Canada
Multi-Gemini Award nominated writer and director
The University of Windsor sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, which includes the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. We respect the longstanding relationships with First Nations people in this place in the 100-mile Windsor-Essex peninsula and the straits – les détroits – of Detroit.