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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.
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.
Number of Graduates (2019)
Employment Rate of Graduates
Number of Communication, Media and Film Graduates (2018)
* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
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